Meeting at UT for potential CFP collaborators

Call for Proposals for UT Austin|Portugal Project in Digital Media
Informational Meeting
Friday, Sept. 18, 3:00pm in CMA A5.136

The UT Austin|Portugal Program has opened a call for the funding of
research projects in the general area of Advanced Digital Media. The
call is directed to integrated teams of researchers, which must
include a member from the University of Texas at Austin. Research
grants of up to 50,000€ (for exploratory projects) and 250,000€ (for
strategic projects) will be competitively awarded for Portugal-based
projects. Funding for UT faculty members will be provided through
CoLab, and is primarily designed to fund faculty participation and
graduate student assistance alongside some ancillary (e.g., travel)
costs.

Strategic research areas include The Future of Television, The Future
of News, and Interactive Environments / Serious Games. Exploratory
research areas include Digital imaging techniques and applications;
Data visualization; Strategic uses of digital media in social and/or
cultural contexts; Contextual and content-driven use of digital
interfaces; Behavioral analysis based on sensor networks and
location-based data; Human-computer partnerships and their outcomes
for creating new knowledge; Molecular electronics and digital media;
Multi-sensorial displays; Interfaces using new display technologies;
Real time video simulations; Regeneration/repurposing of old media for
new purposes; Balance between trust and privacy.

If your work touches on any of these areas, please stop by to learn
more about this grant opportunity and meet fellow digital media
researchers. Refreshments will be provided.

The full Call for Proposals is available here:
http://utaustinportugal.org/Events.aspx?event=252

For more information, please contact Derek Lackaff at lackaff@mail.utexas.edu.

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