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The next EUSSET Colloquium is approaching! It will be held on the 9th of February, from 16:30 to 17:30 CET. In this colloquium we will focus on sustainability of the design of information technologies (ITs). The colloquium will be facilitated by Ina Wagner, Vienna University of Technology, and Carla Simone, University of Milano-Bicocca.
Areas of Expertise
- the situated nature of action and interaction and its implications;
- the role of ethnography in CSCW and in computing in general,
- the role and nature of ‘awareness’ in cooperative work;
- the role of paper-based and other material artifacts in cooperative work;
- highly flexible collaboration infrastructures and tailorable systems.
EUSSET-IISI Lifetime Achievement Award
IISI-EUSSET Lifetime Achievement Award 2022 to Richard Harper. Originally trained as a sociologist but now a computer scientist, Richard Harper is concerned with how new technologies shape us and how we in turn shape our technologies – in the space that is often known as Human-Computer Interaction or HCI. CSCW
EUSSET-IISI Lifetime Achievement Award 2021 for Carla Simone We are pleased to announce that Carla Simone receives the 2021 EUSSET-IISI Lifetime Achievement Award. This way EUSSET and IISI recognize her outstanding contributions to the CSCW research, as well as her long-term engagement within the scientific community. We congratulate Carla to
IISI-EUSSET Lifetime Achievement Award 2020 to Kari Kuutti We recognize Kari Kuutti this year for the importance of bringing activity theory into systems design and social computing research and his detailed contributions to the field. His work has fostered new directions to work of others for many years, and materially expanded the
David B. Martin Best Paper Award
The winner of the 2022 David B. Martin Best Paper Award is Frauke Mörike for her paper “Inverted Hierarchies on the Shop Floor: The Organisational Layer of Workarounds for Collaboration in the Metal Industry“. Abstract Workarounds, or practices that deviate from the official pathway to a target, are frequent phenomena in
The winners of the 2021 David B. Martin Award are Banu Saatçi, Kaya Akyüz, Sean Rintel, and Clemens Nylandsted Klokmose for their paper “(Re)Configuring Hybrid Meetings: Moving from User-Centered Design to Meeting-Centered Design” (open access via Springer). Find an interview with the first author here. Abstract. Despite sophisticated technologies for
The winner of the 2020 David B. Martin Award is Oindrila Matilal for her paper “Time Matters: Flexi-time and women’s retention in the 24/7 workplace” (access via >> EUSSET DL). Find an interview with the winner here. Abstract. Historically, the ability to exercise agency over the scheduling of working-time has shaped women’s retention in the
EUSSET in Perspective
EUSSET: Kari, you have been awarded the EUSSET-IISI Lifetime Achievement Award as announced during the ECSCW 2020. Congratulations! In this interview, we would like to learn more about your personal perspective on the award and on the CSCW research.The award was established to recognize outstanding contributions to the innovation and
EUSSET: Volker, one of the milestones the history of the European tradition of CSCW was certainly the first, unofficial, ECSCW meeting in London in 1989, nearly 28 years ago. What happened since then?Volker Wulf: I think we have to understand that CSCW is a community which came out of the rather dramatic
Myriam Lewkowicz is Full Professor in Informatics at Troyes University of Technology (France), where she heads the teaching program “Management of Information Systems”, and the pluridisciplinary research team Tech-CICO (UMR CNRS 6281). Her interdisciplinary research involves defining digital technologies to support existing collective practices or to design new collective activities.