Audio

Marcus Foth on creating a research niche and building a lab


Save to Listen Later
Podcast: Changing Academic Life
Episode: Marcus Foth on creating a research niche and building a lab
Episode pub date: 2016-09-25


Marcus Foth is an i/Director of the QUT Design Lab, founder and former director of the Urban Informatics Research Lab, and Professor in Interactive & Visual Design, School of Design, Creative Industries Faculty at Queensland University of Technology. Marcus talks about being on sabbatical, creating a research niche at the intersection of disciplines and publishing in diverse venues. He also shares his experiences of setting up a new lab and of chairing conferences. 

“We need to first focus on the passion and zest of our researchers – and it’s not these bean counting KPIs, it’s the beans themselves”

Related links:

Urban Informatics Lab – http://www.urbaninformatics.net

References to his books from here – http://staff.qut.edu.au/staff/foth/

Smart Cities Summer School – http://summerschool2016-smartcity.tuwien.ac.at

Jaz Choi – http://staff.qut.edu.au/staff/choih/

Designing Interactive Systems (DIS2016) conference – http://www.dis2016.org

The podcast and artwork embedded on this page are from Geraldine Fitzpatrick, which is the property of its owner and not affiliated with or endorsed by Listen Notes, Inc.

Powered by: ListenNotes