Research

Monash University Research Associate
Research associate on the ARC Discovery project ‘Urban Cultural Policy and the Changing Dynamics of Cultural Production,’ with Professor Justin O’Connor and Dr Xin Gu (current).

Future Artist-Maker Labs Researcher and Critic
International programme of art-making, exhibitions, and training based at Fab Labs in Madrid, Limerick, Belfast and Derry, (2016).

Queen’s University Belfast — Researcher, Designer, and Trainer
Design and development of online platform and methods toolkit to help patients become change agents in the Northern Ireland health service. Led by Dr Michelle Kavanagh (School of Psychology), 2014-2016.

Video4Change — Researcher and Designer
Design and development of tools for impact measurement in grassroots ‘video for change’ projects. An initiative of the MIT Center for Civic Media and Engage Media. Led by Dr Tanya Notley (University of Western Sydney) and Andrew Lowenthal (Engage Media and Harvard Berkman Center for Internet and Society), 2014-15

Queen's Unversity Belfast — Research Assistant
An AHRC Knowledge Exchange initiative that investigated connections between Northern Ireland's research community and its creative sector. Led by Professor Michael Alcorn, head of the School of Creative Arts at Queen’s University Belfast, and Professor Karen Fleming, director of the Research and Design Institute at the University of Ulster 2013-14

University of Sydney, School of Media — Research Assistant
Investigated the history of WiFi in Australia for the Internet Histories project, an Asia-Pacific wide research project encompassing China, Japan, and Korea. Led by Professor Gerard Goggin, head of the School of Media at the University of Sydney 2012

University of New South Wales, Journalism Media Research Centre (JMRC) — Research Assistant
Investigated the history of WiFi in Australia for the Internet Histories project, an Asia-Pacific wide research project encompassing China, Japan, and Korea. Led by Professor Gerard Goggin, head of the School of Media at the University of Sydney 2011

Queensland University of Technology — Research Assistant
Investigated the Australian blogosphere for the Mapping Online Publics project. Led by Professor Axel Bruns and Associate Professor Jean Burgess, based at the Queensland University of Technology. 2010 >>

Queensland University of Technology — PhD
Combined ethnographic methods and design research to improve sustainable internet practices within the community arts sector in Australia. Title: Community Arts and Appropriate Internet Technology: Participation, Materiality, and the Ethics of Sustainability in the Networked Era. Queensland University of Technology, Australia. Supervisors: Jean Burgess, John Banks, Oksana Zelenko. 2010-14

Hacking/Making/Crafting bibliography - with Andrew Schrock and Samantha Close