I am currently visiting Pittsburgh, USA to work with Jessica Hammer at the Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII) at Carnegie Mellon. I will be giving a talk on my on-going Games4Health projects and continuing our on-going collaborations.
At Computer-Human Interaction Conference 2019 in Glasgow, I had the honour of once again being a social media co-chair, a role I will continue for CHI 2020. I also had the chance to present as part of interactivity. Please see my now published paper on the interactive tactile floor. See the full video here and… Continue reading CHI 2019 Glasgow
I was invited to sit on a panel discussing two collaborative games: Spirit Island and Overcooked 2. Check out the youtube video or soundcloud file.
I made a video regarding my research. Watch it and share it! Check out this article written about my success as a top NSERC, Science, Action finalist.
Check out the interview featuring me discussing my work on games for change and games for health.
Guess who was in the top 15 finalists of GradFlix 2019 at University of Waterloo! Above is my video entry. The Games Institute and Faculty of Math both featured my accomplishment. Check out: https://uwaterloo.ca/games-institute/blog/post/spotlight-games-institute-members-gradflix
Hello all! Guess what! The Games Institute very own Marisa has written an article about my experience at GHC. Check it out here!
Thanks to WiCS (Women in Computer Science) University of Waterloo, I have been given the opportunity to go to the Grace Hopper Celebration. This is my first time attending this conference and I am very excited to go. At the event, I will be mentoring. See you at speed mentoring and Open Source Day.
Guess who is social media chair for CHI2018? Me! So, who's behind the #chi2018 Twitter acronyms this year? Communications chair Lennart: LN (@acagamic) and social media chairs Rina: RW (@RinaRene), Lisa: LA (@lanthonyuf), Cristina: CZ (@Zaga_daga), and Maria: MW (@mariawolters). We use @sig_chi + @chi2018. — ACM CHI Conference (@sig_chi) November 23, 2017
In the seminar, I presented updates on my on-going work with Above Water. Above Water is a game designed to fight the stigma surrounding mental health. The presentation was followed by a long and warm discussion. Heres the abstract of the paper: Abstract We present Above Water-a digital/physical hybrid game to inform people about the… Continue reading PhD Seminar: Above Water