Niharika Shah

MPhil Student

Niharika Shah is a multidisciplinary designer with interests in interaction design, extended reality and graphic illustrations, and a Master of Philosophy candidate at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). With a bachelor’s degree in visual communication design, Niharika has over 3 years of experience as a freelancer and graphic designer in the creative industry and is currently employed as a sessional academic tutor at QUT. With a focus on investigating interaction design to prompt conversations about aged care, Niharika’s research aims to convey the problems faced by vulnerable populations in the aged care system with the use of extended reality and visual and tangible experiences as part of the wider project that is Amplifying Voices from the Royal Commission into Aged Care.