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These pages provide insight into the research and teaching activities of the Usability Research Group at Bauhaus-University Weimar. Below we document what we judge newsworthy enough to be shared with the world. To learn more about our work, click on the tabs above or contact us via email.

Latest News

(03/07/20) Paper accepted at MuC 2020

Our paper "Exploring the Effect of Transient Cognitive Load on Bodily Arousal and Secondary Task Performance" has been accepted at the Mensch und Computer 2020

(04/06/20) New publication online

Our paper "Voluntary Pupil Control in Noisy Environments" is now available.

(28/05/20) Seed financing

We are happy to announce that we receive funding from the University's seed financing fund to support our interdisciplinary research activities with the Department of Web Technology and Information Systems as well as the Text Mining and Retrieval Group from Universität Leipzig

(19/03/20) Paper accepted at ETRA 2020

Our paper "Voluntary Pupil Control in Noisy Environments" has been accepted as a short paper at the ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications

(05/10/19) New publication online

Our paper "High Frequency Steady-State Visual Evoked Potentials: An Empirical Study on Re-Test Stability for Brain-Computer Interface Usage" is now available.

(15/08/19) Interview with Dr. Jan Ehlers

Lisa Hager from the Public Relations Department conducted an interview with Jan Ehlers on his new employment and research objectives in the Usability Lab. Click here.

(01/08/19) Dr. Jan Ehlers appointed to junior professorship Usability

After having represented the position as a guest scientist for about a year, Dr. Jan Ehlers now officially leads the Usability Research Group. 

(18/07/19) Paper accepted at CHIRA 2019

Our paper "High Frequency Steady-State Visual Evoked Potentials: An Empirical Study on Re-Test Stability for Brain-Computer Interface Usage" has been accepted as a short paper at the 3rd International Conference on Computer-Human Interaction Research and Applications. The study was carried out in cooperation with the Insitute of Automation (Prof. A. Graeser) at the University of Bremen.