With each running of the CHI competition, the bar has been raised on both the quality and depth of the projects. It has also increased the focus on “winning.”
Protocols were misreviewed, personal data was released without informed consent, researchers were given incorrect information. IRB problems now threaten HCI research in Bloomington.
For the second consecutive year, it appears the IU School of Informatics will send five team to Florence, Italy to compete in the next round of the CHI Student Design Competition. Now in the fifth year of the event, IU has won the competition twice, placed in the top four six times, and sent a total of 19 teams to this major conference for human-computer interaction.