New Publication Available on Zody iPad Game

June 11th, 2015 by STAR | No Comments

New Publication Available on Zody iPad Game

A new publication by LouAnne Boyd and her coauthors is now available on the ACM digital library. Abstract: This article describes how collaborative assistive technologies, housed on off-the-shelf, low-cost platforms such as the iPad, can be used to facilitate social relationships in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Through an empirical study of the use […]


Wearable Cognitive Assistant

June 11th, 2015 by STAR | No Comments

Wearable Cognitive Assistant

Evaluation of the pairs of children with autism’s social relationships behaviors observed during Zody iPad game and Lego play sets.


Featured Research

March 6th, 2015 by STAR | No Comments

Featured Research

Congratulations to Oliver Haimson for his research being featured in article on Fusion.net titled “Facebook is now allowing users to identify as any gender they want.”


CSCW Best Paper Honorable Mention

March 6th, 2015 by STAR | No Comments

CSCW Best Paper Honorable Mention

Congratulations to Oliver Haimson, Jed Brubaker, Lynn Dombrowski, Gillian Hayes on their CSCW Best Paper Honorable Mention! Haimson, O. L., Brubaker, J. R., Dombrowski, L., & Hayes, G. R. Disclosure, Stress, and Support During Gender Transition on Facebook. Proceedings of ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing 2015.


iConference Publications

January 14th, 2015 by STAR | No Comments

iConference Publications

Several members of STAR had publications accepted to this year’s iConference. Congratulations! Haimson, O. L., Menking, A., Eschler, J., Erickson, I., & Hayes, G. R. Exploring Gender, Race, and Sexuality with Social Media Data. Workshop at iConference 2015. more info: https://iconferencesocialmediadata.wordpress.com/ CFP: https://iconferencesocialmediadata.wordpress.com/call-for-papers/ Haimson, O. L., Brubaker, J. R., Loder, C., Dombrowski, L., & Hayes, […]


STAR CSCW 2015 Papers

September 2nd, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

STAR CSCW 2015 Papers

Three papers by STAR group members have been accepted for CSCW 2015! Haimson, O. L., Brubaker, J. R., Dombrowski, L., & Hayes, G. R. (2015). Disclosure, Stress, and Support During Gender Transition on Facebook. InĀ Proceedings of the ACM 2015 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work. Ringland, K. E., Wolf, C. T., Dombrowski, L., & Hayes, […]


Haimson Awarded UCI Faculty Mentor Program Fellowship!

May 28th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Haimson Awarded UCI Faculty Mentor Program Fellowship!

Congratulations to Oliver Haimson, who has been awarded a UCI Faculty Mentor Program (FMP) Fellowship for the 2014-2015 academic year to work with Dr. Gillian Hayes! The Faculty Mentor Program (FMP) Fellowship is designed to increase the number of students who complete their Ph.D. degree and successfully acquire a faculty appointment.


Autism AppJam

May 1st, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Autism AppJam

The 2nd Annual UCI Autism AppJam was a huge success! Over 25 teams created applications to help people with autism and their families. Gillian Hayes and Kate Ringland are quoted in a recent article in the O.C. Register:. UC Irvine graduate student Kate Ringlandā€™s team created a dance therapy application for Kinect. The application challenges […]


2014 NSF GRFP Honorable Mention

April 6th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

2014 NSF GRFP Honorable Mention

Congratulations to STAR PhD student Oliver Haimson, who received an Honorable Mention for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) for 2014. The National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity. […]


Haimson to Intern at eBay Research Labs!

February 28th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Haimson to Intern at eBay Research Labs!

Congratulations to Oliver Haimson, who has accepted a summer 2014 internship at eBay Research Labs in San Jose! He will be working in the HCI Research Group with Elizabeth Churchill and Atish Das Sarma.