Marcus Foth

Marcus Foth is founder and director of the Urban Informatics Research Lab, Research Leader of the School of Design, and Professor in Interactive & Visual Design, Creative Industries Faculty at Queensland University of Technology. His research focuses on the relationships between people, place and technology. He leads a cross-disciplinary team that develops practical approaches to complex urban problems. He adopts human-computer interaction and design methodologies to build engagement around emerging issues facing our cities

Alan Finkel

There’s Life Beyond STEM: A Plea from Australia

Academia has long recognized that wicked problems require cross-disciplinary research approaches, yet Australia’s Science and Research Priorities enthrall mainly STEM researchers. This divide puts academia back into silos: those on the sunny side of funding decisions and those under a constant rain cloud.

7 years ago