The ACM Europe Council Best Paper Award was presented at CHI 2019 by Joaquim Jorge and Aaron Quigley on behalf of the ACM Europe Council to Kevin Doherty and Gavin Doherty for their paper “Engagement with Mental Health Screening on Mobile Devices: Results from an Antenatal Feasibility Study”. The paper documents the first feasibility study on mobile devices to engage women in antenatal mental health screening. Using a mobile application, women attending UK National Health Service midwifery clinics provided reports of their wellbeing over a nine-month period. This award-winning paper was selected amongst the 29 Best Paper Award winners at CHI 2019, by members of the CHI 2019 Best Paper Selection Committee. The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems was held 4-9 May in Glasgow, UK.
The ACM Europe Council Best Paper Award was presented at TVX 2019 by Bran Knowles on behalf of the ACM Europe Council to Sylvia Rothe, Boris Kegeles and Heinrich Hussmann of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich for their paper, “Camera Heights in Cinematic Virtual Reality: How Viewers Perceive Mismatches Between Camera and Eye Height”. The paper explores how the position of the camera in cinematic virtual reality influences presence, sickness and the user experience of the viewer. The award-winning paper was selected from the 14 long and short papers accepted for presentation at this year’s conference by the TVX 2019 Programme Committee. TVX, the ACM International Conference on Interactive Experiences for Television and Online Video, was held 5-7 June in Manchester, UK.