Urban Informatics

Save Australia's Wombats, an interview with Marcus Foth

QUT Design Lab’s, Marcus Foth, features in Al Jazeera’s coverage of Donna Stephan in The Wombat Whisperer.  “At Sleepy Burrows, Stephan and Marcus Foth, a design professor at the Queensland University of Technology, are trialling an alternative treatment method for mange.” They have created “burrow hospitals” which sit on top of real…

Smart Cities and Why We Should Get Lost

Professor Marcus Foth on Smart Cities and Why We Should Get Lost. A podcast with Sam Buckby. Smart Cities is a term that’s getting used a lot these days. But when you stop and think about it, what does it really mean. Well, as you’ll soon discover, it’s probably not what you think. Spaces. They influence every part of our lives – our…

Techfugees BNE 2017

The Urban Informatics Research LabQUT 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. Techfugees BNE 2017: Hackathon March 17 – 19, 2017 River City Labs, 2/282 Wickham St…

Urban Informatics is turning 10

The QUT Design Lab will join the 10 year anniversary celebrations of the QUT Urban Informatics Research Lab (2006 – 2016) on Wed night, 8 June 2016, in conjunction with the ACM Designing Interactive Systems (DIS’16) After Party. Join us, there will be cake! http://www.dis2016.org/program/social/