Herman Saksono will present his paper titled “Social Reflections on Fitness Tracking Data: A Study with Families in Low-SES Neighborhoods” at #CHI2019 on Tuesday, 7 May, 16:00, Room Carron 1. Summary of this paper can be found at ACM CHI’s
CHI 2019 paper accepted
Our paper, “Social Reflections on Fitness Tracking Data: A Study with Families in Low-SES Neighborhoods” was accepted to CHI 2019.
Talk at the University of Michigan
Dr. Parker will give a talk at the University of Michigan on Tuesday, November 13th, 2018. The talk entitled “Community Wellness Informatics: Designing Technology for Health Equity” will be hosted by the Michigan Interactive and Social Computing Group (MISC). More information
Wellness Technology Lab at #CSCW2018
Farnaz Irannejad Bisafar will present the CSCW paper entitled A Sociotechnical Study of a Community-based Rewards Program: Insights on Building Social, Financial and Human Capital on Tuesday (Nov 6), 9 AM. The abstract is below: Individual empowerment is defined as an increased sense of
3-year NSF grant award
Dr. Parker was awarded a 3-year, $469k NSF grant to study how social network visualization tools can help support youth activism. This project is a collaboration with Dr. Brooke Foucault Welles and Catherine D’Ignazio.
Health Equity Pilot Grant Award
Dr. Andrea Parker was awarded a Health Equity Pilot Grant from the Northeastern University Institute for Health Equity & Social Justice. With this grant, she will examine how “reminiscence technology” can support coping and resilience in low-SES populations.
Dr. Parker named a 2018-19 IUHR Health Equity Scholar
Dr. Parker was named a 2018-2019 Institute for Health Equity & Social Justice Faculty Scholar.
Tier 1 Grant Award
Dr. Andrea Parker, together with Dr. Miso Kim (College of Arts, Media & Design) and Dr. Jacqueline Griffin (Mechanical and Industrial Engineering) received a Tier 1 Grant from Northeastern University to conduct research on emergency response services for elderly evacuees.
Our Three Papers at #CHI2018
Our three full papers were accepted at #CHI2018. These papers are among the 667 accepted papers (out of the 2,537 papers submitted, 25.7% acceptance rate). Our mHealth systematic review paper received a Best Paper Honorable Mention Award (awarded to the top
Social capital and community informatics paper at #CSCW2018
Our paper, entitled “A Sociotechnical Study of a Community-based Rewards Program: Insights on Building Social, Financial and Human Capital“, was accepted to CSCW 2018. Abstract: Individual empowerment is defined as an increased sense of confidence and control over one’s life.