Jevin West gave the following talks:
- An invited lecture at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany titled, "Gender-based homophily in collaborations across a heterogeneous scholarly landscape."
- A plenary talk at the meConvention in Frankfurt, Germany on the Calling BS project. This was a public convention in collaboration with the South by Southwest Conference and Mercedes-Benz.
Jaime Snyder and Dror Ben-Zeev received a $50K grant from the UW ALACRITY Center for their project titled, “mHealth in West Africa: Developing an evidence-based psychosocial intervention toolkit”. In November they will travel to Ghana to collaborate with researchers at the University of Ghana in Accra to conduct co-design sessions with local stakeholders responsible for supporting and providing care for people with serious mental illness.
Rolf Hapel served as the featured presenter and workshop leader for Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries at a full-day gathering of librarians from Washington State and Oregon, held at Vancouver Community Library. The theme was library development and opportunities in challenging times, using the Danish four-spaces thinking model as a framework. He also spoke about the community partnership model used at Dokk1 in Aarhus, Denmark.
Meg Young, Mike Katell, and Peaks Krafft published the paper titled, “Municipal surveillance regulation and algorithmic accountability” in the journal Big Data & Society (BDS).
Mike Katell participated in the Privacy and Data Protection Panel discussion and Q&A hosted by the Seattle Community Technology Advisory Board (CTAB). This public event took place at the Seattle Public Library.
Mike Katell, along with Francien Dechesne, Bert-Jaap Koops, and Paulus Meessen, published the article titled, “Seeing the whole picture: visualising socio-spatial power through augmented reality” in Law, Innovation, and Technology (LIT).
Michael Eisenberg was awarded the Dean’s Award by Syracuse University for his impact on the information field and, specifically, his role in helping found the iSchool movement. The Syracuse School of Information Studies wrote about the award in the article, “Five Alumni Recognized for Successes, Outstanding Contributions.”
Annuska Zolyomi and co-authors received a Best Paper Honorable Mention award for CSCW 2019 (Computer Supported Cooperative Work). She will present the paper at the CSCW 2019 conference in November. The paper is titled,
“Managing Stress: The Needs of Autistic Adults in Video Calling” by Annuska Zolyomi, Andrew Begel, Jennifer Frances Waldern, John Tang, Michael Barnett, Edward Cutrell, Daniel McDuff, Sean Andrist, and Meredith Ringel Morris.