Farnaz gave a talk at the “Visualizing for Justice – Creative, Critical and Contestation Mapping” public event held at the Emerson College in association with the American Association of Geographers Sub-conference. She presented her design idea for her ongoing project
National Science Foundation Honorable Mention
Elizabeth Stowell received an Honorable Mention for her 2017 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program application.
Family Storytelling and Reflection paper at #CHI2017
Our paper, entitled, Reflective Informatics Through Family Storytelling: Self-discovering Physical Activity Predictors, was accepted to CHI 2017.
NSF Smart & Connected Health Visioning Workshop
Dr. Parker was an invited member of the Smart & Connected Health (SCH) steering committee for a National Science Foundation (NSF) SCH Visioning Workshop.
Fall 2016 Talks
Dr. Parker gave a series of talks in the Fall of 2016: Johns Hopkins University Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare Inaugural Symposium, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Department of Computer Science, Wellesley College Computer Science Department, Northeastern University Personal Health Informatics Seminar.
NIH National Institute on Aging Grant Award
Dr. Parker, together with Profs. Margie Lachman (Brandeis) and Carmen Sceppa (NEU), was awarded a grant from the NIH National Institute on Aging that will focus on caregivers of adults with Alzheimer’s Disease. This project will involve the design and
3-year National Science Foundation Award
Dr. Andrea Parker is the principal investigator for a newly awarded grant from the National Science Foundation! Dr. Parker is joined by an interdisciplinary team of co-investigators: Dr. Jessica Hoffman (Applied Psychology), Dr. Carmen Sceppa (Health Sciences), and Dr. Magy Seif El-Nasr (Game
CHI 2016 Presentation
Farnaz presented our paper, Youth Advocacy in SNAs: Challenges for Addressing Health Disparities, at CHI 2016 in San Jose, California. The video preview of our paper can be found here:
Boston Civic Media
Dr Parker will give an invited talk on the role of HCI research in assessing civic technology at Boston Civic Media’s April workshop.
Our group was awarded a $50k Seed Grant from Northeastern University to study how interactive social network visualizations can catalyze youth advocacy efforts. This grant is in collaboration with Profs. Brooke Foucault Welles and Dietmar Offenhuber.