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Vanessa Evers

Saving the world, one robot at a time

The Conference on Human Robot Interaction ’20 in Cambridge won’t happen but still proud of our 5 accepted papers!

Jamy Li, Suncica Petrovic, Daniel Davison, Snezana Babovic Dimitrijevic, Pauline Chevalier, and Vanessa Evers. 2020. Addressing Attention Difficulties in Autistic Children Using Multimodal Cues from a Humanoid Robot. In Companion of the 2020 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 334–336. DOI:

Bob R. Schadenberg, Jamy J. Li, Suncica Petrović, Dennis Reidsma, Dirk K. J. Heylen, and Vanessa Evers. 2020. Helping Educators Monitor Autistic Children’s Progress Across Sessions: A Needfinding Study. In Companion of the 2020 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 436–438. DOI:

Jamy Li, Rebecca Currano, David Sirkin, David Goedicke, Hamish Tennent, Aaron Levine, Vanessa Evers, and Wendy Ju. 2020. On-Road and Online Studies to Investigate Beliefs and Behaviors of Netherlands, US and Mexico Pedestrians Encountering Hidden-Driver Vehicles. In Proceedings of the 2020 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 141–149. DOI:

Daniel P. Davison, Frances M. Wijnen, Vicky Charisi, Jan van der Meij, Vanessa Evers, and Dennis Reidsma. 2020. Working with a Social Robot in School: A Long-Term Real-World Unsupervised Deployment. In Proceedings of the 2020 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 63–72. DOI:

Li, J. J., Currano, R., Sirkin, D., Goedicke, D., Tennent, H., Levine, A., … Ju, W. (2020). On-Road and Online Studies to Investigate Beliefs and Behaviors of Netherlands, US and Mexico Pedestrians Encountering Hidden-Driver Vehicles. In HRI ’20: Proceedings of the 2020 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (pp. 141-149). Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). Here

New Call for Research Proposals: How Humanity will survive COVID-19

NTU NISTH Fellows across disciplines team up to investigate the longer term economical, political, psychological, policy, environmental, medical, political and societal ramifications of COVID-19

http://nisth.ntu.edu.sg/Programmes/Pages/Interdisciplinary-Collaborative-Research-Program—NISTH-Seed-Grant-Call.aspx

LAUNCH of NISTH Societal Impact Fellows!

So excited that we have launched the Societal Impact Fellows Network. NTU Faculty whose work has societal impact and who work on the intersections of Science, Technology, Medicine AND humanities, Arts, Education, Business and social science. Together we will develop new interdisciplinary research proposals and projects and engage with government and industry to address important societal issues.

08-02-2020 Talk at the Swedish Chamber of Commerce

Article in Neuroscience News on our research into long term learning with a social robot in the classroom 21-01-2020

12-12-2019 I joined the advisory board on Science Diplomacy at Sciences Po. Organised by Prof Enrico Letta, Chair is Carlos Moedas

24-09-2019 Interview in radioshow ‘Een Vandaag’ (Dutch)

04-09-2019 My keynote at the conference of Human Technology Relations was mentioned by the Tesla Project

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