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2017

  • Durão, R., Eriksson, Y., Madson, M., Radzikowska, M., van Patter, G., and C. Westphal. (2017). “Visualization ↔ Discovery ↔ Change, and the Human Factor.” Panel at the 6th Annual Symposium on Communicating Complex Information (SCCI), February 27-28, 2017, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.
  • Ruecker, S., Roberts-Smith, J., and M. Radzikowska. (2017). “The Delineation of Environments for Collaborative Thinking.” Networked Open Social Scholarship, An INKE-hosted gathering, 17 January, Victoria, BC, Canada.

2016

  • Radzikowska, Milena and Stan Ruecker. “Materializing Text Analytical Experiences: Taking Bubblelines Literally.” Presentation at the Canadian Society for Digital Humanities/ Société canadienne des humanités numériques (CSDH/SCHN) annual conference at the 2016 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Calgary, Alberta May 30-June 1, 2016.
  • Radzikowska, M., Ruecker, S. and G. Rockwell. “Introducing the New Interface Commons.” Presentation at New Knowledge Models: Sustaining Partnerships to Transform Scholarly Production, an INKE-hosted gathering. 19 January, Whistler, BC, Canada.

2015

  • Radzikowska, Milena, Stan Ruecker, and Geoffrey Rockwell. (2015). “Teaching undergraduate design students using digital humanities research in the classroom.” In Design Education: Approaches, Explorations and Perspectives. Eds. Aidan Rowe and Bonnie Sadler-Takach. Canada: A&D Press.
  • Sondheim, Daniel, Geoffrey Rockwell, Mihaela Ilovan, Milena Radzikowska, Stan Ruecker, and the INKE Research Group. “Scholarly Editions in Print and on the Screen: A Theoretical Comparison.” (2015). In Beyond Accessibility. Eds. Brent Nelson and Richard Cunningham.
  • Radzikowska, M., Ruecker, S., and S. Sinclair. (2015). “From A to B via Z: Strategic Interface Design in the Digital Humanities.” Proceedings of the bi-annual conference of the International Association of Societies of Design Research (IASDR). Nov 2-5, 2015. Brisbane.

2014

  • Radzikowska, M., Ruecker, S., and G. Rockwell. (2014).”Engaging Intellectual Territories: Teaching Undergraduate Design Students Using Digital Humanities in the Classroom.” Design Education: Approaches, Explorations and Perspectives. Eds. A. Rowe and B. Sadler Takach, Department of Art and Design, University of Alberta.
  • Ruecker, S., Sinclair, S., Dobson, T., Rockwell, G., Radzikowska, M. and the INKE Research Group. “The Provision of Digital Apparatus for Use in Experimental Interfaces.” Scholarly and Research Communication. 5(4).
  • Michura, P., Ruecker, S., Derksen,G.,  Radzikowska, M., Dobson, T. and the INKE Research Group.“Documenting Subjective Interpretations of Illustrated Book Covers for Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” Scholarly and Research Communication. 5(2).
  • Ruecker, S., Adelaar, N., Brown, S., Dobson, T., Knechtel, R., Liepert, S., MacDonald, A., Pena, E., Radzikowska, M., Roeder, G., Sinclair, S.,  Windsor, J., and the INKE Research Group. “Academic Prototyping as a Method of Knowledge Production: The Case of the Dynamic Table of Contexts.” Scholarly and Research Communication. 5(2).
  • Michura, P., Ruecker, S., Derksen,G., Radzikowska, M., Dobson, T. and the INKE Research Group. (2014). “Documenting Subjective Interpretations of Illustrated Book Covers for Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.”  Scholarly and Research Communication. 5(2).
  • Rockwell, G., Sinclair, S., Dyrbe, A., Chartier, R., Ranaweera, K., McKellar, M., and M. Radzikowska. “Culturing Tools.” Panel presented at the CSDH/SCHN 204 conference at the HSSFC Congress at Brock University, Ontario.
  • Brown, Susan, Nadine Adelaar, Teresa Dobson, Ruth Knechtel, Andrew MacDonald, Brent Nelson, Milena Radzikowska, Geoff Roeder, Stan Ruecker, Stéfan Sinclair, Jennifer Windsor, Ernesto Peña. “Probing Digital Scholarly Curation through the Dynamic Table of Contexts.” Poster at DH2014 Lausanne, July 7-10, 2014.

2013

  • Frizzera, L., Radzikowska, M., Roeder, G.,  Peña, E., Dobson, T., Ruecker, S., Rockwell, G., Brown, S., and the INKE Research Group. “A Visual Workflow Interface for the Editorial Process.” Literary and Linguistic Computing. 28(4), 615-628.
  • Sinclair, S., Ruecker, S. and M. Radzikowska. “Information Visualization for Humanities Scholars.” In Literary Studies in the Digital Age: An Evolving Anthology. MLA Commons.
  • Sondheim, D., Rockwell, G., Ilovan, M., Radzikowska, M., and Ruecker, S, and the INKE Research Group. “Interfacing the Collection.” Scholarly and Research Communication. 3(1).
  • Ruecker, S., Adelaar, N., Brown, B., Dobson, T., Knechtel, R., MacDonald, A., Peña, E., Radzikowska, M., Roeder, G., Sinclair, S., Windsor,J.  and the INKE Research Group. (2013). “The Pace of Academic Prototyping.” Proceedings of Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in the Digital Age: E/Merging Reading, Writing, and Research Practices. Sept 26-27, 2013. NYU, NY, NY.
  • Radzikowska, M., Michura, P., Dobson, T., Derksen, G., Ruecker, S., and the INKE Research Group. (2013). “Capturing the Visual Interpretation of Non-Textual Information.” Proceedings of Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in the Digital Age: E/Merging Reading, Writing, and Research Practices. Sept 26-27, 2013. NYU, NY, NY.
  • Radzikowska, M., Sostar, T. Ruecker, S. and the INKE Research Group. “Against the Binary of Gender: a Case for Considering the Many Dimensions of Gender in DH Teaching and Research.” Paper presented at the DH2013 conference, Lincoln, Nebraska 16-19 July, 2013.
  • Panel on “Just What Do They Do? On the use of text analysis in the humanities” that included J. Simpson, S. Sinclair, A. Dyrbye, R. Chartier, G. Rockwell, and R. Willson at the CSDH/SCHN 2013 conference at the HSSFC Congress at the University of Victoria, BC.

2012

  • Sondheim, D., Rockwell, G., Ilovan, M., Radzikowska, M., and Ruecker, S, and the INKE Research Group. “Interfacing the Collection.” Scholarly and Research Communication, 3(1). (2012). http://src-online.ca/index.php/src/article/view/51/78
  • Ruecker, S., G. Rockwell, M. Radzikowska, S. Sinclair, C. Vandendorpe, R. Siemens, T. Dobson, L. Doll, M. Bieber, M. Eberle-Sinatra, S. Lucky, and the INKE Group. (2012). “Drilling for Papers in INKE.” Scholarly and Research Communication, 3(1). http://src-online.ca/index.php/src/article/view/47/66
  • Ruecker, S., G. Rockwell, M. Radzikowska, and the INKE Research Group. “Introduction to Designing Interactive Reading Environments for the Online Scholarly Edition.” Paper presented in the panel “Designing Interactive Reading Environments for the Online Scholarly Edition” at the DH2012 conference, Hamburg, Germany 16-20 July (2012).
  • Dobson, T., B. Heller, S. Ruecker, M. Radzikowska, M. Bieber, S. Brown, and the INKE Research Group. “The Dynamic Table of Contexts: User Experience and Future Directions.” Paper presented in the panel “Designing Interactive Reading Environments for the Online Scholarly Edition” at the DH2012 conference, Hamburg, Germany 16-20 July (2012).

2011

  • Ruecker, Stan, Milena Radzikowska, and Stéfan Sinclair. (2011). Visual Interface Design for Digital Cultural Heritage: A Guide to Rich-Prospect Browsing. Ashgate Press, London.
  • Ruecker, S., G. Rockwell, S. Sinclair, M. Radzikowska, T. Dobson, A. Blandford, S. Brown and B. Nelson with D. Sondheim, M. Ilovan, J. Windsor, M. Bieber, S. Faisal, A. Giacometti, P. Michura, L. Frizzera, K. Ranaweera, C. Fiorentino, O. Rodriguez, and the INKE Research Team. (2011). “The beginning, the middle, and the end: new tools for the scholarly edition.” Paper presented at INKE: Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in a Digital Age: Text and Beyond. Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Brown, S., O. Arazy, S. Ruecker, M. Radzikowska, G. Rockwell, A. Moroz, M. Sellmer, and the INKE Research Group. (2011). “From CRUD to CREAM: imagining a rich scholarly repository interface.” Paper presented at INKE: Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in a Digital Age: Text and Beyond. Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Nelson, B., S. Ruecker, M. Radzikowska, S. Sinclair, S. Brown, M. Bieber, and the INKE Research Group. (2011). “A Short History and Demonstration of the Dynamic Table of Contexts.” Paper presented at INKE: Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in a Digital Age: Text and Beyond. Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Radzikowska, M., S. Ruecker, C. Ta, W. Bischof, and F. Forbes. (2011). “Human Decisions for a Machine World: Designing Experimental Interface Alternatives that Support Decision Making.” Paper presented at the International Conference on Interaction Design, Hong Kong Polytechnic.
  • Ruecker, S., J. Allman, J. Boyd, S. Brown, M. Burden, J. Drucker, C. Fiorentino, W. Graham, B. Nowviskie, G. Rockwell, O. Rodriguez-Arenas, M. Radzikowska. (2011). “The Visual Representation of Time.” Paper presented at the Canadian Women Writers Conference: Space / Place /Play. Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.
  • Radzikowska, M., S. Ruecker, S. Brown, P. Organisciak, and the INKE Research Group. (2011). “Structured Surfaces for JiTR.” Paper presented at the Digital Humanities 2011 conference. Stanford.
  • Radzikowska, M., S. Ruecker, S. Brown, and J. Antoniuk. (2011). “Slicing, Dicing, and Splicing on the Orlando Breadboard.” Paper presented at the Society for Digital Humanities / Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs annual conference at the 2011 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, University of New Brunswick.
  • Ruecker, S., M. Radzikowska, and A. Giacometti. (2011). “Corpora Interface Prototypes.” Paper presented at the Society for Digital Humanities / Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs annual conference at the 2011 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, University of New Brunswick.
  • Radzikowska, M., S. Ruecker, and C. Ta. (2011). “So, Why is this a Digital Humanities Project: An Interdisciplinary Case Study in Connecting DH, Engineering and Industry.” Paper presented at the Society for Digital Humanities / Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs annual conference at the 2011 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, University of New Brunswick.
  • Radzikowska, M., S. Ruecker, and G. Rockwell. (2011). “Seeing, Thinking, Making: Students Experiment with Humanities Data Visualization.” 2011 Pica Design Conference, Banff, Alberta.
  • Radzikowska, M. (2011). “A Structure for Every Surface: Designing a JiTR Mash-up.” Keynote presentation at HuCon 2011: Current Graduate Research in Humanities Computing, Edmonton, Alberta.

2010

  • Sondheim, D., G. Rockwell, M. Radzikowska, S. Ruecker, M. Ilovan, and the INKE Research Group. (2010). “Interfacing the Collection.” Proceedings of Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in the Digital Age: Textual Methodologies and Exemplars. Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague, Netherlands.
  • Ruecker, Stan, Milena Radzikowska, Mark Bieber, Shannon Lucky, Geoffrey Rockwell, Daniel Sondheim, Teresa Dobson, Karen Taylor, Stéfan Sinclair, Cyril Briquet, Jenn Ross, Christian Vandendorpe, and the INKE Research Group. “INKE Interface Design Panel on Citation Design.” Presentation at the Society for Digital Humanities/ Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs annual conference at the 2010 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec. May 31-June 2, 2010.
  • Radzikowska, M., S. Ruecker, W. F. Bischof, M. Annett, and F. Forbes. (2010). “Geared Decisions: Experimenting with Decision Support Visualizations.” Design and Emotion Conference. Chicago.

2009

  • Ruecker, Stan, Susan Brown, Milena Radzikowska, Stéfan Sinclair, Thomas M. Nelson, Patricia Clements, Isobel Grundy, Sharon Balasz, and Jeff Antoniuk. [2009] “The Table of Contexts: A Dynamic Browsing Tool for Digitally Encoded Texts.” In The Charm of a List: From the Sumerians to Computerised Data Processing. Ed. Lucie Dolezalova. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009.
  • Michura, Piotr, Stan Ruecker, Milena Radzikowska, Carlos Fiorentino, Tanya Clement, and Stéfan Sinclair. (2009) “Slot Machines, Graphs, and Radar Screens: Prototyping List-based Literary Research Tools.” In The Charm of a List: From the Sumerians to Computerised Data Processing. Ed. Lucie Dolezalova. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009.
  • Ruecker, S., M. Radzikowska, and S. Sinclair. (2009). “Designing Data Mining Droplets: New Interface Objects for the Humanities Scholar.” Digital Humanities Quarterly. 3(3).
  • Ruecker, S., G. Rockwell, M. Radzikowska, S. Sinclair, C. Vandendorpe, R. Siemens, T. Dobson, L. Doll, M. Bieber, M. Eberle-Sinatra, S. Lucky, and the INKE Group. (2009). “Drilling for Papers in INKE.” Proceedings of the INKE 2009: Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in the Digital Age. 
  • Radzikowska, M., B. Traynor, S. Ruecker, and N. Vaughn. (2009). “Teaching user-centered design through low-fidelity sketches.” Proceedings of the 4th Information Design International Conference. Rio De Janeiro, BraziL, pp. 744-756.
  • Brown, S., S. Ruecker, M. Radzikowska, M. Patey, S. Sinclair, J. Antoniuk, S. Farnel, and I. Grundy.  (2009). “Visualizing Varieties of Association in Orlando.” Proceedings of the Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science, 1(1).
  • Radzikowska, M., P. Derbyshire, B. McNicol, C. Irish, M. Bouchard, J. Quinlan, and S. Ruecker. (2009). “There’s a Grizzly Bear in Sector 7: Emotional triggers in an online GIS-based information system for parks management and safety.” Proceedings of the 6th International Design and Emotion Conference. Hong Kong Polytechnic University, pp. 462-476.
  • Michura, P., S. Ruecker, C. Fiorentino, and M. Radzikowska. (2009). “Text as image: visualization components of text analysis tools.” Paper presented at the Society for Digital Humanities/ Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs annual conference at the 2009 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Radzikowska, Milena, Stan Ruecker, Walter F. Bischof, Michelle Annett, and Fraser Forbes. “Sprockets for Gears: Interactive Decision Support Visualization for Multi-Modal Industries.” Poster presented at the Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science. Chicago, The Illinois Institute of Technology, Nov. 14-16, 2009.

2008

  • Ruecker, S., M. Radzikowska, P. Michura, C. Fiorentino, and T. Clement. (2008). “Visualizing Repetition in Text.” Reassembling the Disassembled Book: Symposium of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, May 2007. Brent Nelson, editor. Special Issue of CH Working Papers.
  • Ruecker, Stan, Milena Radzikowska, Piotr Michura, Carlos Fiorentino, and Tanya Clement. “Visualizing Repetition in Text.” Digital Studies/Le champ numérique. August 2009. Reprinted from Reassembling the Disassembled Book: Symposium of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, May 2007. Brent Nelson, editor. Special Issue of CH Working Papers. August 2008.
  • Ruecker, S. and M. Radzikowska. (2008). “The Design of a Project Charter for Interdisciplinary Research.” Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems (DIS 2007). Cape Town.
  • Brown, S., J. Antoniuk, S. Farnel, I. Grundy, S. Ruecker, M. Patey, S. Sinclair, and M. Radzikowska.  (2008). “Making Sense of Literary History: The Dense Associative Web of Orlando.” Paper presented at the third Digital Humanities and Computer Science (DHCS) Colloquium. Chicago: University of Chicago.
  • McDonald, A., A. Kumar, M. Bouchard, A. Giacometti, M. Patey, M. Radzikowska, P. Michura, C. Fiorentino, S. Ruecker, C. Plaisant, and S. Sinclair. (2008). “Dozens of Little Radio Stations: Getting Technologies Talking in the MONK Workbench.” Paper presented at the third Digital Humanities and Computer Science (DHCS) Colloquium. Chicago: University of Chicago.
  • Giacometti, A., S. Ruecker, I. Craig, G. Derksen, and M. Radzikowska. (2008). “Introducing the Ripper Interface for Text Collections.” Paper presented at the Canadian Symposium on Text Analysis (CaSTA) Conference: New Directions in Text Analysis. A Joint Humanities Computing, Computer Science Conference at University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon.
  • Ruecker, S., M. Radzikowska and S. Sinclair. (2008). “Hackfests, Designfests, and Writingfests: The Role of Intense Periods of Face-to-Face Collaboration in International Research Teams.” Paper presented at the Digital Humanities 2008 conference. Oulu, Finland.
  • Sinclair, S., A. Macdonald, M. Bouchard, M. Plouffe, A. Giacometti, A. Kumar, M. Radzikowska, S. Ruecker, P. Michura, C. Fiorentino, M. Kirschenbaum, and C. Plaisant. (2008). “Late Nights at the Scriptorium: Interim Results from the Interface Cell of the MONK Project.” Paper presented at the Society for Digital Humanities/ Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs annual conference at the 2008 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, University of British Columbia.
  • McNicol, B., P. Derbyshire, and M. Radzikowska. (2008). “Developing A Web 2.0 Prototype To Promote Sustainable Decision-Making For Recreational Large Group Use and the Ecological Health Of Protected Habitats.” Contributed paper for the Canadian Parks for Tomorrow: 40th Anniversary Conference, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

2007

  • Ruecker, S., S. Sinclair, and M. Radzikowska. (2007). “Confidence, Visual Research and the Aesthetic Function.” Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research. 2(1).
  • Michura, P., S. Ruecker, M. Radzikowska, and C. Fiorentino. (2007). “The Novel as a List of Words.” The Potential and Limitations of a List: an International Transdisciplinary Workshop. At the Center for Theoretical Study, the Charles University and the Philosophical Institute of the Academy of the Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague.
  • Ruecker, S., M. Radzikowska, S. Brown, T. M. Nelson, I. Grundy, P. Clements, S. Balasz, J. Antoniuk, and S. Sinclair. (2007). “The Dynamic Table of Contents: Extending a Venerable List in a Digital Context.” The Potential and Limitations of a List: an International Transdisciplinary Workshop. At the Center for Theoretical Study, the Charles University and the Philosophical Institute of the Academy of the Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague.
  • Fiorentino, C., S. Ruecker, P. Michura, M. Radzikowska. (2007). “Dial “R” for Repetition.” Paper presented at the Society for Digital Humanities (SDH/SEMI) conference. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon.
  • Michura, P., S. Ruecker, C. Fiorentino, and M. Radzikowska. (2007). “A Text Is a String of Words.” Paper presented at the Society for Digital Humanities (SDH/SEMI) conference. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon.
  • Radzikowska, M., S. Ruecker, C. Fiorentino, and P. Michura. (2007). “The Novel as Slot Machine.” Paper presented at the Society for Digital Humanities (SDH/SEMI) conference. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon.

2006

  • Ruecker, S., M. Radzikowska and S. Sinclair. (2006). “Communicating Process with Form: Designing the Visual Morphology of the Nora Data Mining Kernels.” Proceedings of CaSTA 2006. Breadth of Text: A Joint Computer Science and Humanities Computing Conference. Fredericton, New Brunswick, pp. 57-68.
  • Ruecker, S., S. Sinclair, B. Roessler, S. Gabriele, A. Sapp, M. Radzikowska, and K. Uszkalo. (2006). “Watch My Moves: From Digital Plays To the Digital Playbook.” Proceedings of the Ninth IASTED International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technology in Education (CATE 2006). pp. 175-180, Lima, Peru.
  • Radzikowska, M. and S. Ruecker. (2006). “The design of a collaborative on-line environment for people at different stages of a life threatening illness.” Proceedings of the 10th IASTED International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications (IMSA). Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
  • Ruecker, S., X. Rossello, G. Lord, and M. Radzikowska. (2006). “The Clear Browser: Visually Positioning an Interface for Data Mining by Humanities Scholars.” Paper presented at the Digital Humanities 2006 conference, at the Sorbonne, Paris, France.

2005

  • Ruecker, S., S. Sinclair, and M. Radzikowska. (2005). “The Aesthetic Function: The role of visual communication design in interface research.” Paper presented at the Joint International Conference of the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing (ALLC) and the Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH). Victoria, BC.
  • Traynor, B. and M. Radzikowska. (2005). “Establishing the sense of profession in a first year course.” 32nd Association for Media and Technology in Education in Canada (AMTEC) Conference, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta.

2003

  • Chow, R., S. Ruecker, and M. Radzikowska. (2003). “Reflection and Inaction.” The Good, The Bad, and The Irrelevant: Proceedings from the conference sponsored by COST 269: User Aspects of Information and Communications Technologies. University of Art and Design. Helsinki, Finland.
  • Radzikowska, M. (2003). “Skrimp.com: Integrating learning in and out of the classroom.” Alberta Colleges & Institutes Faculties Association (ACIFA) 2005 Conference. Canmore, Alberta.
  • Radzikowska, M. (2003). “Conversation by Blog: Expanding personal technology into the academic community.” Communicational Spaces Conference. Proceedings from the conference published on-line. Edmonton, Alberta.

Awards

  • Fiorentino, Carlos, Stan Ruecker, Piotr Michura, Milena Radzikowska. “Magic Circle.” Tied for first place in Best Idea for New Tool category. 2008 T-REX (TADA Research Evaluation eXchange). Hamilton: McMaster University, 2008.
  • Radzikowska, Milena and Chris Shaddock. Best Static Imagery. mediaFresh, 2007 Digital Media of Association of Alberta Awards.
  • Radzikowska, Milena. Palliative Care Association Identity Design competition, 2000.
  • Radzikowska, Milena. Heart & Stroke Foundation’s 40th Anniversary logo competition, 1999.
  • Radzikowska, Milena. Atlantic Bag Manufacturers Bag Design competition, 1998.
  • Radzikowska, Milena. Ceiling Tile Design competition, 1997.

Reviewer: awards, publications, programs

  • 2017 Judge, Science Scholarship for Women, Cards Against Humanity.
  • 2016 DH 2017, Paper Reviewer.
  • 2016 Grant MacEwan University, Design, External Program Reviewer.
  • 2015 Digital Humanities Quarterly, Paper Reviewer.
  • 2015 International Association of Societies of Design Research (IASDR), Paper Reviewer.
  • 2014 Interdisciplinary Science Reviews (ISR), Paper Reviewer.
  • 2014 MITACS Accelerate Internship Cluster,  Proposal Reviewer.
  • 2014 – 2017 Information Design, Mount Royal University, Internal Program Review Committee.
  • 2014 NSCAD University, MDes and BDes Degrees, External Program Reviewer.
  • 2013 – 2015 Committee Member, Mount Royal University Internal Research Grant, MRU.
  • 2012 International Journal of Qualitative Methods, Paper Reviewer.
  • 2006 – 2011 Committee Member, Faculty of Communication Studies Professional Development, MRU.
  • 2006 – 2011 Committee Member, Mount Royal University Internal Research Grant, MRU.
  • 2005 – 2006 Information Design, Mount Royal University, Internal Program Review Committee.

Public presentations

  • Radzikowska, Milena, Patricia Derbyshire, Barbara McNicol, Chris Irish, Matt Bouchard, Jacob Quinlan, and Stan Ruecker. “Hunters, Tourists, Bears – O, My!” Pecha Kucha Night. Edmonton, Alberta, February, 2009.
  • Sinclair, Stéfan, Milena Radzikowska, and Stan Ruecker. “Interdisciplinary Collaboration by Design.” Invited presentation at the iMatter Workshop (McMaster University), May 5, 2008.
  • Ruecker, Stan, Milena Radzikowska and Susan Liepert. “The Introduction of Radical Change in Human-Computer Interfaces.” An-Institut Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, Technische Universität Berlin. Feb 19, 2008.
  • Radzikowska, M. “The Calgary Foundation Logo Review.” LogoLogic Department, Calgary Inc. Magazine.December 2007.
  • Ruecker, S. and M. Radzikowska.  “Rich-Prospect Interfaces and Text Visualization: Collaborative Research in Design and Humanities Computing.” Academy of Fine Arts, Cracow, Poland. October 2007.
  • Radzikowska, M. and P. Michura. “The Many Faces of Design: From the Bauhaus to Humanities Computing.”Academy of Fine Arts, Cracow, Poland. October 2007.
  • Radzikowska, M. “Digital Humanities + Design: Major concerns & interests” Interface Design for Humanities Visualization. Digital Humanities Computing Summer Institute. University of Victoria. Victoria, British Columbia. June 2007.
  • Radzikowska, M. “Three Current Directions in Communication Design Research.” Board of Governors Meeting.Mount Royal College. February 2007.
  • Radzikowska, M. and A. Galey. “Formal Aspects of the Electronic Book: Issues in design, layout, and typography.” Advanced Consultation on the Contexts, Pragmatics and Theory of E-Books. Digital Humanities Computing Summer Institute. University of Victoria. Victoria, British Columbia. June 2006.
  • Radzikowska, M. “Putting Theory into Practice: Portfolio Design for the Communications Professional.” Society for Technical Communicators, Calgary Chapter. November 2005.
  • Ruhl, G. and M. Radzikowska. “Portfolio-based education.” 5th Annual Teaching and Learning Institute, Mount Royal College, Calgary, Alberta. May 2004.
  • Radzikowska, M. “Concepts in Web Site Usability.” Society for Technical Communicators, Calgary Chapter.March 2004.

Courses taught (2001 to 2017)

Role (# of courses)
Primary Instructor (75)
Teaching Assistant (5)

  • Critical Design
  • Data Visualization & Information Design
  • Visual Communication for Information Designers I and II
  • Design Literacy (for Marketing students)
  • Tools for Information Designers
  • Publishing: Origins to Today (design history)
  • Principles of Graphic Design
  • Introduction to Digital Layout
  • Portfolio
  • Digital Image Making
  • Research Methods
  • Directed Field Study supervision
  • Pre-Press Technique
  • Document Production II
  • Publications, Markets, and Distribution

Service to the Institution

  • University Tenure and Promotion Committee, MRU, 2016—present
  • Faculty Scholarship Committee (Chair), MRU, 2016—present
  • Office of Research and Scholarship, Animal Care Committee, MRU, 2016—present
  • Research Reserves Fund Allocation Committee, MRU, 2012—2015
  • Faculty Tenure and Promotion Committee (Chair), MRU, 2013—2015
  • Faculty Tenure and Promotion Committee, MRU, 2003—2015
  • Appointments, Tenure and Promotion Committee, MRU, 2008—2009
  • General Faculties Council, MRU, 2008—2009
  • Research and Scholarship Advisory Committee, MRU, 2008—2009
  • Faculty of Communication Studies Research Committee, MRU, 2007—2009
  • Faculty of Communication Studies Professional Development Committee, MRU, 2004—2009
  • Selection Committe for the position of the Dean of the Faculty for Communication Studies, MRU, 2007
  • Library Advisory Standing Committee, MRU, 2006
  • Research Reserves Fund Allocation Committee, MRU, 2005—2008
  • MRFA Professional Development Committee, MRU, 2005—2007
  • Electronic Publishing Program Advisory Committee, MRU, 2004—2008
  • CCS Curriculum Development Committee, MRU, 2004—2008
  • MRC Instructor Support Program, MRU, 2003—2006
  • Faculty Hiring Committee, NSCAD, 1999
  • Honours Student Selection Committee, NSCAD, 1999

Major funding

SSHRC Image, Text, Sound and Technology (ITST) . “Six Degrees of Separation in Digital Literary History.” (Co-app). $50,000. Funded 2009.

SSHRC Major Collaborative Research Initiative (MCRI). “HCI Book.” (Co-app). $2,500,000. On the design of the electronic book, as broadly understood to include hardware, software, and digital content. Funded 2009 (for 7 years).

Alberta Association of Colleges and Technical Institutes R&D Fund. “Developing a web 2.0 prototype to promote sustainable decision-making about recreational group use and the ecological health of protected habitats.” (Co-app). $10,000. Funded 2008.

Southern Alberta Intellectual Property Network. “Predictive investigation crime interpolation software: property & violent crime.” (Co-app). $25,000. Funded 2007.

Alberta Conservation, in the large grants category. “Developing a web 2.0 prototype to promote sustainable decision-making about recreational group use and the ecological health of protected habitats.” (Co-app). $10,000. Funded 2006.

AACTI. “Live Art & Learning Networks. A Web 2.0 Toolkit.” (Co-app). $25,000. To investigate new ways of making new media by creating access to rich digital archives and live data over internet/broadband through web 2.0 applications. Funded 2006.