As has become tradition, two members of the QUT Urban Informatics Research Lab have won the prestigious John Hartley and CIF scholarships to attend the Summer Doctoral Programme (SDP) at the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), University of Oxford. Alice is currently undertaking research on designing creative care resources for posttraumatic growth. Irina's research focuses on empowering citizens to be active agents of change in their cities. The OII programme brings together researchers interested...

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The Urban Informatics Research Lab @ QUT Design Lab is delighted to be collaborating with Marist180, Orange Sky Laundry Service, Common Ground, 139 Club, Wesley Mission, and River City Labs to host Australia's first homelessness hackathon. When: Fri., 02/06/2017, 5:00 pm – Sun., 04/06/2017, 9:00 pm Where: Common Ground Queensland 15 Hope Street South Brisbane, QLD 4101 Homelessness hackathon will bring together designers, developers, entrepreneurs and community members to create innovative technologies to help address pressing social problems related to...

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The Urban Informatics Research Lab @ QUT Design Lab is delighted to be collaborating with MDA Ltd, Marist180, Access Community Services, MultiLink, Australian Red Cross, and the River City Lab to host the first Techfugees hackathon in Brisbane.   When: Mar 17 – 19, 2017 Where: River City Labs, 2/282 Wickham St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006, Australia   TechfugeesBNE will bring together designers, developers, entrepreneur,s and community members to create innovative technologies to help refugee...

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Year 2016 is almost over! Throughout the year, our lab members have celebrated many achievements; supported one another when times were tough, and; learned from, shared, and created different experiences that made us grow as researchers and individuals. As we say good bye to 2016 and welcome 2017, we thank you for your continued support and share stories of 2016 from some of our lab members. We...

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The QUT Design Lab is hosting the Social Lightscapes Workshop 13-16 December, which will bring together leading international researchers, government representatives, students and local community stakeholders.   The workshop offers students the opportunity to participate in social research and to better understand the role that such methods can play in urban design and community engagement. Exploring key elements of social life in Brisbane’s West End, students will...

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The Urban Informatics Research Lab @ QUT Design Lab is calling for expressions of interest from prospective PhD students to apply for candidature and/or scholarship. QUT's annual scholarship round closes on 30 September 2016, for entry at the start of 2017.   URBAN INFORMATICS RESEARCH LAB We are an internationally recognised research and development lab. As a key part of the QUT Design Lab, our vision is to go beyond disciplinary boundaries to generate...

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