Jason Yip and collaborators were awarded $15,000 from the Jakobs Foundation, Society of Research in Children Development, for their Young Scholar Exchange and Research Collaboration. The project will use participatory action research and human-computer interaction to create a set of innovative tools for parenting around technology use.
Jaime Snyder and Beck Tench, along with collaborators Liz Murnane, Steve Voida , and Tara Walker had the paper titled, “Personal Informatics in Interpersonal Contexts: Towards the Design of Technology that Supports the Social Ecologies of Long-Term Mental Health Management”, accepted to the CSCW 2018 conference.
Jaime Snyder along with Liz Murnane, Steve Voida, Matt Bietz, Mark Matthews, Sean Munson, and Laura Pina will be running a workshop at CSCW on Social Issues in Personal Informatics: Design, Data, and Infrastructure. This one-day workshop will bring together researchers interested in better understanding and designing for Personal Informatics at its intersection with social computing.
Annuska Zolyomi's paper Where the stakeholders are: Tapping into social media during value-sensitive design research was published in the VSD special edition of the Ethics & Technology journal.
- She was also invited to participate in the Student Showcase at the 2018 Puget Sound Human Factors & Ergonomics symposium. She presented highlights from her PhD research in a talk titled, "Technology-Mediated Lived Experiences of #ActuallyAutistic Adults."
- Gave a talk at the President's Dream Colloquium on Making Knowledge Public at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, BC
- Gave an invited talk for the National Humanities Center to K12 teachers from across the U.S. titled, Combating Misinformation with a Dose of Humanities-Inspired Data Reasoning
- Was interviewed on CBC (Canada’s NPR) by Gloria Macarenko for an episode of On the Coast (Sept. 13). He talked about misinformation and what to do to combat it
- Will serve as a board member for the new, NSF-sponsored ARC Network program on STEM equity, inclusion and intersectionality in science. The inaugural meeting for the program was held in Baltimore, MD
Jochen Scholl and Manuel Pedro Rodríguez Bolívar had a proposal accepted for a special issue on “Blockchain and the Public Sector: Expected Impacts, Benefits, Challenges, Policies, and Regulatory Issues” for the interdisciplinary journal Information Polity. The issue will appear in the fall of 2019. Along with Government Information Quarterly, Information Polity is the leading publication outlet in the study domain of Digital Government. The call for papers has already gone out on various listservs and can also be found on the journal’s website (https://informationpolity.com).