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Health Data Exploration report published

The final report from the Health Data Exploration project has been published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation! Three EVOKE members – Dr. Matthew Bietz, Dr. Judith Gregory, and Dr. Scout Calvert – collaborated with researchers at the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) at UCSD (Kevin Patrick, PI) to conduct the research […]

Cory Knobel receives iConference 2014 best paper award

Dr. Cory Knobel, executive director of the EVOKE Lab & Studio, received the Lee Dirks Memorial Award for best paper at the 2014 iConference, held in Berlin, Germany on March 4-7, along with co-authors Dr. Leanne Bowler and Eleanor Mattern of the University of Pittsburgh iSchool. The paper, Developing Design Interventions for Cyberbullying: A Narrative-Based […]

Bowker co-organizing White House OSTP Conference on Big Data and Privacy

Dr. Geoffrey C. Bowker, scientific director of the EVOKE Lab & Studio and UCI professor of informatics, will be co-organizing a national panel sponsored by the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy and the Data & Society Research Institute.on March 17 at NYU with collaborators Helen Nissenbaum (NYU), danah boyd (Microsoft Research/Data & […]

Bietz and Gregory speak at “Moving Genomics from Bench to Bedside” workshop

EVOKE members Matthew Bietz and Judith Gregory were recently invited to speak at the Moving Genomics Research from Bench to Bedside: Science, Technology & Society Perspectives workshop on May 24, 2013. The workshop was hosted by Ellen Balka in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University, with additional support from the Michael Smith Foundation […]

Values in Design for Collaborative Systems at CTS 2013

Lab members Matthew Bietz, Cory Knobel, and Katie Pine presented a tutorial on Values in Design for Collaborative Systems at the 2013 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems in San Diego. In the tutorial we provided an introduction to human-centered computing, explored the Values in Design concept, and then worked through a series of […]

Geof Bowker Speaks at Michigan

Geof will be speaking as part of the Yahoo! Lecture Series at the University of Michigan’s School of Information on April 10, 2013. The End of the Article Abstract: In this talk, I analyze the development of the scientific article as the coin of the realm for the transmission of knowledge. I argue that the […]

Values in Design Fellows honored at iConference 2013

The 2013 iConference, held in Fort Worth, TX in mid-February, saw a number of entries from the Values in Design community. In the conference awards ceremony, two entries from VID-related work garnered top awards. 2012 VID Fellow Jaime Synder of Syracuse University shared the award for best dissertation, entitled “Image-Enabled Discourse; Investigating the Creation of […]