Student Research Consortium

The Student Research Consortium (SRC) is a venue for undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students (early stage) to showcase their research projects in engineering, design, psychology, sociology, anthropology, and the digital arts.

Topics include (though not restricted to)

  • HCI, CSCW, Human Robot Interaction, Human Machine Interaction, Human-Centered AI
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality
  • Fieldwork for Design
  • User Experience Research Case Studies  

Preparing your SRC Submission

Present the state-of-art or related work, and discuss the paper’s research contribution. Papers should describe:

  • Background and related work
  • The research motivation and research question
  • Research methods
  • Results depicting the novelty of the design/research

Submission Format

Submissions can be made as explained below.

Extended Abstract: Teams will submit an anonymized paper (6 pages maximum) written in the Conference SRC Format, summarizing their design solution and its evolution. Submissions not meeting the page limit or formatting requirements will be automatically disqualified. This document should be submitted as a single PDF and the file must be no larger than 10 Mb in size. 

Video: Paper submissions may be accompanied by videos of any length up to a maximum of 5 minutes and less than 90 MB. The video needs to effectively communicate the research idea. Kindly submit your videos following this link.

Eligibility Guidelines 

Current undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students not completing studies before the 2019-2020 academic year. Faculty members or professionals who may have contributed as guides or supervisors should be acknowledged separately, and should NOT be listed as “authors” of the submission. The reviewing will be done by mentors. The best submissions will be showcased in a session during the conference.

Proof of student status: All authors must submit notes signed by their academic supervisor/head of school to with the title of their paper as the subject line. Authors working in teams must send their student proofs as one zip file.

Review process

Each paper will be reviewed through a double-blind peer-review process. This will be done by at least three independent reviewers (experts in the relevant area that are not on the review committee) and a meta-reviewer (from the review committee).