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
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
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:
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.
Dr Parker will give an invited talk at Indiana University, in the School of Informatics and Computing Colloquium Series.
Our CHI note entitled, “Youth Advocacy in SNAs: Challenges for Addressing Health Disparities” was accepted for publication (23.4% acceptance rate).