Author: Jaz Choi

QUT Urban Informatics > Articles posted by Jaz Choi

Jaz, the Founder and Chair of ACM SIGCHI FoodCHI network, co-chaired the second FoodCHI symposium with Dr. Rohit Khot. Rohit attended the inaugural FoodCHI symposium at QUT in 2014, and enjoyed it so much that he wanted to host the second one at RMIT, where he is based. Generously supported by the RMIT Design and Creative Practice ECP, FoodCHI17 provided an open and interdisciplinary platform for...

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Earlier this month Liz Brogden was supported by the Urban Informatics Research Lab to attend the 8th University Scholars Leadership Symposium co-hosted by Humanitarian Affairs UK and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). The conference is held annually in a developing nation in the Asia Pacific region, and this year the six day event was held at the United Nations in Bangkok.   The conference attracts emergent...

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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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