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Bernd PlodererI am a Senior Lecturer in Human-Computer Interaction for Healthy Living at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). My research contributes to the areas of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Health Informatics. I investigate how technology can support people to stay healthy and well in a particular context. I am particularly interested in technologies that generate personal health data and that support interactions with peers and health professionals. My work combines qualitative research and co-design techniques to study health practices, create technology prototypes, and evaluate the impact of new technologies.

I conducted research in various digital health contexts, including bodybuilding, quitting smoking, healthy sleep habits, and rehabilitation after a stroke. Currently, I am involved in the following projects:

Student research opportunities: I am  seeking highly-motivated students to work with me on the above projects.