Research Services would like to share some wonderful news about one of our team: Trisha Brinton, Grants and Contracts Specialist, was selected by the Society of Research Administrators International (SRAI) for the inaugural class of Future of the Field honorees. Trisha was selected by a committee of Research Administrator peers after the program received well over 100 nominations from around the globe. Applications were evaluated based on candidates’ career history, demonstration of exceptional professional growth, and significant contributions made to the advancement of Research Administration. Congratulations, Trisha!
Amy J. Ko has been awarded a Computer Science Education Research (CS-ER) program grant of $70,000 by Google for Broadening Participation with CS Counternarratives.
Jason Yip, along with Wendy Roldan, Ziyue Li, Xin Gao, Sarah Kay Strickler, Allison Marie Hishikawa, and Jon E. Froehlich, received an Honorable Mention Award at DIS 2021 for their paper "Pedagogical Strategies for Reflection in Project-based HCI Education with End Users"
Karen Fisher served as a keynote speaker at the ASIS&T European Chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T-EC): Fisher, K. E. (June 11, 2021). Research in the Time of Corona: Choosing Agendas as World Divides Deepen. Keynote address, Information Science Trends 2021 Conference. European Chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T-EC).
Chirag Shah was interviewed by TechTarget about AI bias last week: “5 ways AI bias hurts your business.”
Michelle H. Martin, who is a member of the Amazon Kids and Family Advisory Council, was interviewed for a USA Today article about their new Reading Sidekick service: ”'Alexa, let's read': Amazon's AI assistant can read books with your children, help them learn to read.”
Jin Ha Lee was interviewed for a piece in The Conversation about her shared efforts to develop a BTS syllabus by sourcing participation and input from ARMY: “The #BTSSyllabus is a global resource fueled by an ARMY of experts.”