Marika Cifor has been awarded the 2024 Hunt-Simes Visiting Junior Chair of Sexuality Studies with Sydney Social Sciences and Humanities Advanced Research Centre at The University of Sydney. The funding will support research and collaboration with Drs. Kane Race and Warwick Anderson at the University of Sydney around HIV/AIDS scholarship in science and technology studies.
Lucy Lu Wang and Co-PI Mark Wurfel, have been awarded the UW Institute for Medical Data Science’s Pilot Award, $40,000 and $20,000 cloud credits for “Using machine learning to optimize prediction of extubation failure and clinical action”.
Lucy Lu Wang gave a closing keynote titled “AI in Scholarly Communications: Where We Are and Where We’re Going” at the FORCE11 Scholarly Communication Institute (FSCI) Conference.
Stacey Wedlake and Maria Garrido, Katya Yefimova and co-authors Negin Dahya, Maleeha Iqbal published “Learning Technology Systems in Everyday Life: Women’s Experiences Navigating Refugee Resettlement in the United States” in Journal of Immigration and Refugee Studies.
Heather Whiteman and co-authors Solange Charas, Hieu Bui, Lee S. Webster, & James Gaskin published “The Critical Need for Human Capital Measurement Standards and Transparency in Healthcare” in Journal of Healthcare Management Standards.
Katherine Cross’s article “Do Not Fear the Robot Uprising. Join it” was published in WIRED Magazine.
Chirag Shah gave an invited talk on “AI: Bridging the Gap between Excited and Scared” at the San Francisco Public Library.
Chirag Shah also gave a Tutorial on Proactive Conversational Agents in Post-ChatGPT World at ACM SIGIR Conference in Taipei, Taiwan.
Daniel Kryger presented his paper “Advocacy, Eligibility, and the Politics of Quantifying Vulnerability in a Humanitarian Data Infrastructure” at the University of Leeds School of Geography Workshop called Everyday Power and Governance in Jordan.
Heather Whiteman’s article “AI Can Reinforce Hiring Biases. It Can Also Rout Them Out” was published in the CEO Magazine's Strategic CHRO series.
Helene Williams and Cindy Aden were interviewed for the Crosscut.com article, “Forget Banning Books--A Rural WA County May Close Its Library.” This article is a deep dive into book challenges/bans in WA state, and includes context about how we are training MLIS students to enter this fraught environment.