I am a Senior Lecturer and ARC Future Fellow in the School of Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne, working in the field of human-computer interaction. My research is broadly concerned with understanding the role technologies play in people's learning, work, and social activities. My recent work has focused on:
DIS workshop accepted!
My colleagues and I will be running a workshop on designing VR for sensitive settings at this year's DIS Conference (Designing Interactive Systems). The workshop will be held in Hong Kong on Saturday 9th June and position papers are due on 16th April. For further information and details on how to submit a position paper see: www.sensitivevr.org/
Older adults and VR in the news
The ABC Radio National Life Matters program did a story on our Ageing and Avatars project. See http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/lifematters/older-australians-use-digital-avatars-to-conquer-isolation/9547490
Dr Jenny Waycott, Senior Lecturer, School of Computing & Information Systems, The University of Melbourne
Contact: jwaycott @ unimelb.edu.au