Hala Annabi’s Autism @ Work Playbook was highlighted in SHRM: “Inclusive Strategies Create a 'More Universal Workplace.'”
Megan Finn and Stacey Wedlake were awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) RAPID grant of $91,013 for COVID Data Infrastructure Builders: Creating Resilient and Sustainable Research Collaborations.
Alexis Hiniker had three papers accepted to CHI ’21:
- Lukoff, K., Lyngs, U., Zade, H., Liao, J., Choi, J., Fan, K., Munson, S., and Hiniker, A. 2021. “How the Design of YouTube Influences User Sense of Agency.” Proceedings of the 39th annual ACM conference on human factors in computing systems (CHI ’21, to appear). Acceptance rate: 26%.
- Kawas, S., Kuhn, N., Sorstokke, K., Bascom, E., Hiniker, A. and Davis, K. 2021. “When Screen Time Isn’t Screen Time: Tensions and Needs Among Tweens and Their Parents During Nature-Based Exploration” Proceedings of the 39th annual ACM conference on human factors in computing systems (CHI ’21, to appear). Acceptance rate: 26%.
- Schadhaart, A., Hiniker, A. and Wobbrock, J.O. 2021. “Understanding Blind Screen Reader Users' Experiences of Digital Artboards.” Proceedings of the 39th annual ACM conference on human factors in computing systems (CHI ’21, to appear). Acceptance rate: 26%.
Joseph T. Tennis will be one of two plenary speakers at the iConference 2021 Doctoral Colloquium along with Yan Hui from Renmin University. The topic is research in an iSchool context.
Chirag Shah, Theresa Anderson, Loni Hagen, and Yin Zhang published an article in the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST) titled, “An iSchool approach to data science: Human‐centered, socially responsible, and context‐driven.”
- The Risk Universe published a new report, “Key business concerns for 2021 and beyond,” and she is one of the industry experts whose work is referenced in the document.
- The Connector Magazine reprinted her column, “A More Perfect Union,” in its January issue.
Research conducted by Tanu Mitra and Prerna Juneja was featured in two articles this week:
- VentureBeat: “University of Washington researchers say Amazon’s algorithms spread vaccine misinformation.”
- The Seattle Times: “Amazon algorithms promote vaccine misinformation, UW study says.”
Tanu Mitra and Shruti Phadke’s CSCW 2020 paper (Best Paper Honorable Mention), “What Makes People Join Conspiracy Communities?: Role of Social Factors in Conspiracy Engagement,” was covered by New Scientist: “How social media can nudge people into becoming conspiracy theorists.”