I am a Senior Lecturer at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) where I lead the Digital Wellbeing Lab. 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 self-tracking through mobile and wearable technologies, and how these technologies are used in real-word contexts, such as quitting smoking, healthy sleep habits, rehabilitation after a stroke, and diabetic foot care. My work combines qualitative research and co-design techniques to study self-tracking and self-care, to create technology prototypes, and to evaluate the impact of new technologies.
Currently, I am involved in the following projects:
- Digital Self-care in Everyday Life (supported by the Digital Wellbeing Lab)
- MyFootCare: empowering people with a diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) in their self-care through mobile visual analytics (Prince Charles Hospital Foundation Innovation Grant)
- Ambient Nature Network: designing technologies to connect people to and through nature (ARC DP190101647)
- Framing and Enabling Children’s Active Play using Novel Technology (ARC DP200100723)
- Understanding and Treating Videogame Addiction in Young People (NHMRC Ideas grant)
Student research opportunities: I am seeking highly-motivated students to work with me on the above projects.