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Monday, February 29, 2016
The latest research from HCDE explores ways to make self-tracking data more clinically useful and encourage better patient-provider collaboration. The findings are published in a ‪CSCW 2016‬ Best Paper, authored by HCDE PhD students Chia-Fang Chung and Kristin Dew, UW Medicine Professors Allison Cole and Jasmine Zia, Computer Science & Engineering Professor James Fogarty, and HCDE Professors Julie Kientz and Sean Munson.
Self-Tracking for Doctors & Patients
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Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Associate Professor Cecilia Aragon will lead a CSCW workshop exploring human-centered data science.
Human-Centered Data Science
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Friday, February 12, 2016
HCDE alumnus Dr. Jonathan Morgan brings his industry experience as a design researcher back to the department, teaching a new graduate-level course in Spring 2016 – Data Science for User Experience Researchers.
Data Science for UX Researchers
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Friday, February 5, 2016
HCDE's CoSSaR center is partnering with the Washington National Guard to conduct research around Cascadia Rising – a four-day exercise simulating a magnitude 9 earthquake (and subsequent tsunami) and practice emergency response planning and coordination.
CoSSaR + Earthquake Response
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Wednesday, February 3, 2016
The annual HCDE Career Fair on February 1, 2016, connected sixteen employers and nearly 400 students to discuss internship and career opportunities.
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Monday, January 4, 2016
Projects by HCDE students Allie Deford, Veronika Sipeeva, and Daniel Sandoval are included in Crosscut.com's round-up of the Puget Sound's best civic tech projects of 2015.
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Tuesday, December 15, 2015
To meet the industry demand for skilled data scientists, HCDE joins forces with campus partners through the UW eScience Institute to Launch the new Master of Science in Data Science.
http://www.washington.edu/news/2015/12/14/uw-board-of-regents-approves-new-master-of-science-in-data-science-for-professionals/
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Monday, December 14, 2015
Three HCDE research teams will be recognized for their research excellence in the "Best of CSCW" 2016 competition. Two of the teams will receive the "Best Paper" award which comprises at most the top 1% of all submissions, and a third team will be recognized with an "Honorable Mention" award.
HCDE Teams in Best of CSCW Awards
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Sunday, November 29, 2015
The UW Daily talks with HCDE Professor Cecilia Aragon, co-chair of the interdisciplinary data science group offering the new Master's in Data Science, about the new degree program.
http://www.dailyuw.com/news/article_53c135ac-9721-11e5-b040-4b2fbd6fe74d.html
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Thursday, November 19, 2015
HCDE Professor David Ribes is bringing researchers from across North America and Europe to the UW for a multi-day workshop on Knowledge Infrastructures.
Knowledge Infrastructures Workshop
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Thursday, November 19, 2015
Students, faculty, and staff gathered to celebrate the remarkable career of Professor Michio Tsutsui at his retirement party on November 19, 2015.
Michio Tsutsui Retires
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Wednesday, November 18, 2015
HCDE Assistant Professor Gary Hsieh is joining a multidisciplinary team of experts to discover if a mobile app could be used to detect the effects of a mother’s medication on her baby’s development.
App to Show Drug Risks in Pregnancy
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Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Levitskaia continues to count the benefits from her summer internship with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, as her submission to the IEEE VIS 2015 conference takes first place.
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Friday, November 13, 2015
Agapie's research looks at how system design can support a new model for news production through leveraging the collaborative reporting capabilities of people who attend events.
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Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Read the latest version of HCDE's biennial research publication, Explorations, featuring the latest research from HCDE's faculty.
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Monday, November 2, 2015
In case you missed it: Geekwire presents the full video of HCDE Professor Starbird's presentation at the Geekwire Summit in October, 2015.
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Friday, October 30, 2015
HCDE's CoSSaR center receives funding for two new projects aimed at improving tools and infrastructures for security, safety, and resilience in the face of disruptions and disasters.
Two New Projects for CoSSaR
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Wednesday, October 28, 2015
The Daily of the University of Washington reports on HCDE Professor Starbird's talk from the Natural Hazards and Resilient Communities series.
http://www.dailyuw.com/news/article_f085a87a-7d34-11e5-983c-4f7bdde7f74f.html
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Thursday, October 22, 2015
In advance of HCDE Professor Starbird's lecture on social media use during disaster events, she sat down with the UW College of Environment to answer questions about the growing field of crisis informatics.
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Friday, September 25, 2015
HCDE celebrates Dr. David W. McDonald on his promotion to Professor from Associate Professor.
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Wednesday, September 23, 2015
HCDE Professor Mark Haselkorn describes CoSSaR's latest efforts to improve Puget Sound's security, safety, and resilience, on the federal government's ISE blog.
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Thursday, September 10, 2015
Recent HCDE MS graduate Joseph DeMaria is one of the 14 UW students selected to travel the world with a Bonderman Travel Fellowship.
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Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Fortune Magazine recently profiled HCDE Professor Beth Kolko on her work designing human-centered medical products.
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Wednesday, September 9, 2015
HCDE Graduate Student Association (GSA) President Gabrielle Mehlman and Vice President Hasani Burns share their experience building community and leaving a lasting impression on the department through their involvement in the GSA.
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Sunday, August 23, 2015
HCDE Professor Sean Munson has received a Google Faculty Research Award for his proposal "Human-centered representations of uncertainty in everyday, mobile predictive systems."
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