Teresa Almeida


Teresa Almeida received a Ph.D. in HCI/Interaction Design from Newcastle University, UK, and a Master’s from ITP, Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. Previously, she was a postdoc at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and the IT University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Teresa is an Associate Professor at the Department of Informatics, Umeå University in Sweden, and an Invited Associate Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico.

Her work is interdisciplinary, design-led, and interventional, and she combines research through design (RtD) and participatory methods to research sensitive topics and design with marginalized communities of practice.


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Mehrnezhad, Maryam; Almeida, Teresa

"My sex-related data is more sensitive than my financial data and I want the same level of security and privacy": User Risk Perceptions and Protective Actions in Female-oriented Technologies Journal Article

In: CoRR, vol. abs/2306.05956, 2023.



Mavroudi, Anna; Almeida, Teresa; Frennert, Susanne; Laaksolahti, Jarmo; Viberg, Olga

A card game for designing activities for technology-enhanced learning in higher education Journal Article

In: Educ. Inf. Technol., vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 2367–2383, 2022.


Mehrnezhad, Maryam; Shipp, Laura; Almeida, Teresa; Toreini, Ehsan

Vision: Too Little too Late? Do the Risks of FemTech already Outweigh the Benefits? Proceedings Article

In: EuroUSEC, pp. 145–150, ACM, 2022.


Almeida, Teresa; Shipp, Laura; Mehrnezhad, Maryam; Toreini, Ehsan

Bodies Like Yours: Enquiring Data Privacy in FemTech Proceedings Article

In: NordiCHI (Adjunct), pp. 54:1–54:5, ACM, 2022.



Nielsen, Gerd Geleff; Almeida, Teresa

Designing with the Immune System: The Abject, Bodily Fluids, and Micro(be) Interactions Proceedings Article

In: ARTECH, pp. 79:1–79:4, ACM, 2021.


Mehrnezhad, Maryam; Almeida, Teresa

Caring for Intimate Data in Fertility Technologies Proceedings Article

In: CHI, pp. 409:1–409:11, ACM, 2021.



Almeida, Teresa; Balaam, Madeline; Bardzell, Shaowen; Hansen, Lone Koefoed

Introduction to the Special Issue on HCI and the Body: Reimagining Women's Health Journal Article

In: ACM Trans. Comput. Hum. Interact., vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 20:1–20:32, 2020.


Almeida, Teresa; Balaam, Madeline; Comber, Rob

Woman-Centered Design through Humanity, Activism, and Inclusion Journal Article

In: ACM Trans. Comput. Hum. Interact., vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 27:1–27:30, 2020.


Svenningsen, Ida Kilias; Almeida, Teresa

Designing for the Emotional Pregnancy Proceedings Article

In: Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (Companion Volume), pp. 145–150, ACM, 2020.


Boer, Laurens; Bewley, Harvey; Jenkins, Tom; Homewood, Sarah; Almeida, Teresa; Vallgårda, Anna

Gut-Tracking as Cultivation Proceedings Article

In: Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, pp. 561–574, ACM, 2020.


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