Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski who was quoted in an article published by the Your Teen Magzine. This article discusses the ways that teens get around parental restrictions and techniques to manage teens’ phone and social media use. Dr. Wisniewski
Congratulations to STIR Lab Ph.D. student Mrs. Karla Badillo-Urquiola and her advisor Dr. Pamela Wisniewski for being awarded the William T. Grant Mentoring Grant to support junior researchers of color. Mrs. Badillo-Urquiola is a third-year Ph.D. student in the UCF
Thanks to all of the STIR Lab students who came together for a summer potluck!
Congratulations to STIR Lab Ph.D. student Karla Badillo-Urquiola on being accepted and attending the Consortium for the Science of Sociotechnical Systems (CSST 2019)! She was one of 50 early career scholars who was competitively selected to attend the CSST Summer
Dr. Wisniewski, in collaboration with Dr. Lisa Anthony from the University of Florida’s INIT Lab recently published their work, which characterized the nature of the gap between research and practice for touchscreen interface design for children. To explore the research-practice
Congratulations to Karla Badillo-Urquiola for presenting her poster on “The Tensions of Keeping Foster Youth Safe Online” at the Social Work Conference 2019 hosted by The National Association of Social Workers.
Congratulations to STIR Lab Ph.D. student Afsaneh Razi on successfully passing her candidacy and being admitted into full doctoral status!
Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski (PI, technical lead), Mr. Abhiditya Jha (Entrepreneurial Lead), and Ms. Robin Phelps (Industry Mentor) on being accepted to participate in the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) I-Corps Teams program. They will receive $50,000 to conduct customer
We are pleased to announce the Industry & Academia Privacy Symposium on Monday, June 10th at Bentley University (greater Boston area) that will feature presentations and panels by leading privacy scholars, as well as practitioner perspectives on key online privacy
Congratulations to STIR Lab Ph.D. student Karla Badillo-Urquiola and her advisor Dr. Pamela Wisniewski on being featured in UCF Today for the research “Children Give Their Input on How to Make TikTok a Safer Platform for Youth”. Link of the
Congratulations to STIR Lab PhD student Karla Badillo-Urquiola and her advisor Dr. Pamela Wisniewski on being featured in UCF Today for their research that examined the unique challenges of foster parents when it comes to mediating the technology use of
Dr. Wisniewski participated in a Mixed Methods Workshop hosted at the University of Michigan and sponsored by the William T. Grant Foundation. The workshop provided practical and robust methodologies for integrating quantitative and qualitative research.
The STIR lab was invited to English Estates Elementary School’s internet safety event. Ph.D. student Karla Badillo-Urquiola gave a talk about the importance of online safety and strategies for technology mediation between parents and their children. Chhaya Chouhan and Afsaneh Razi
Dr. Wisniewski gave two invited research talks at the University of Michigan. First, she engaged with researchers from the Michigan Interactive and Social Computing (MISC) Group. Then, she presented her research to the Center for Human Growth and Development. Both
Congratulations to Chhaya Chouhan, Karla Badillo-Urquiola, and Afsaneh Razi for their acceptance to attend 2019 CRA-W Grad Cohort. They presented their posters at the event, which was held in Chicago, IL. Poster Presentations: Chouhan, C.*, Aljallad, Z.*, LaPerriere, C.*, and Wisniewski,
Congratulations to Chhaya Chouhan, a first-year Ph.D. student in the STIR Lab. She won the People’s Choice Poster Presentation Award at UCF’s Graduate Research Forum. Her poster was on, “Community Oversight as a Mechanism for Helping People Make Privacy and
Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski who was interviewed and quoted in an article published by the Washington Post. Dr. Wisniewski explained, “In some ways we’re treating teens more like children, just because we have technology that allows us to. Just
Congratulations to STIR Lab graduate students Abhiditya Jha, Irina Lediaeva, Karla Badillo-Urquiola, and Chhaya Chouhan for presenting their posters at the 2019 UCF Graduate Research Forum. Lediaeva, I. , Badillo-Urquiola, K., Shea, Z. , and Wisniewski, P. †, (2019) “Co-designing EMA Diary Study
Congratulations to STIR Lab undergraduate students Christy LaPerriere, Zaina Aljallad, Jaclyn Abraham, Tim Dinh, Thomas Lukas, Amy Godfrey, Hannah Main, Elizabeth Maspoch, and Zach Shea for presenting their posters at the 2019 UCF Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence. Maspoch, E.*, Badillo-Urquiola,
The STIR Lab PhD students showcased our current research projects and encouraged undergraduate EXCEL students to get involved in research. Great job Karla Badillo-Urquiola, Afsaneh Razi, Abhiditya Jha, Kevin Pfeil, and Sheikh Nabil Mohammad for running the tours. Afsaneh, Karla,
Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski for being a Reach for the Stars recipient at UCF’s Founder’s Day Convocation. The UCF Reach for the Stars Award honors and rewards highly successful research and creative activity accomplished by early-career university professionals. These
Go team! As part of the UCF Outdoor Adventures program,the STIR Lab completed team building activities and a rigorous high ropes course. Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski and the STIR Lab students Afsaneh Razi, Denielle Abaquita, Zach Shea, Irina Lediaeva,
Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski on receiving her National Science Foundation CAREER Award (#1844881) for her work entitled, “Safety by Design; Protecting Adolescents from Online Risks. She will receive $550,000 over the span of five years to complete this important
The Socio-Technical Interaction Research (STIR) Lab and the Participatory Research and Design Network (PRDN) invite you to a special talk on Participatory Design Methods for Children given by Dr. Elizabeth Bonsignore from the University of Maryland. There will be FREE
Congratulations to Karla Badillo-Urquiola, Xinru Page, and Pamela Wisniewski for receiving a Best Paper Award for their paper entitled, “Risk vs. Restriction: The Tension between Providing a Sense of Normalcy and Keeping Foster Teens Safe Online.” The paper will be
Congratulations to STIR Lab students Christy LaPerriere, Zaina Aljallad, Chhaya Chouhan, and their advisor Dr. Pamela Wisniewski for the poster presentation entitled, “Community Oversight for Privacy and Security” at the 2019 Information Architecture Conference in Orlando, FL. Christy and Zaina
Congratulations to Drs. Pamela Wisniewski and Xinru Page on their co-presentation at the Information Architecture Conference 2019 in Orlando, FL. They presented on “Creating a Gateway for Purposeful Privacy Design” with the intent of building bridges between academia and industry
Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski for being selected as a Research Fellow by the iSchool at University of Illinios at Champaign-Urbana. She will deliver the 2019 Gryphon Lecture on Friday, March 8, at the iSchool. Sponsored annually by The Center