Professor Thea Blackler

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Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Design


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Personal details

Positions

Professor
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Design

Keywords

Intuitive interaction, Intutive use, Observational analysis, Product design, Usability, design education, design methodology, human factors, industrial design, interface design

Discipline

Design Practice and Management

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Qualifications

  • PhD (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations

Teaching

  • PhD, MPhil and DCI Supervision
  • Design History, Theory and Criticism
  • Applied Design Research
  • Ergonomics and Usability

Experience

Publications

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Awards

Research projects

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • THE IMPACTS OF MIGRATORY APICULTURE ON THE HONEYBEE: AN EXAMINATION OF PRACTICE AND PRODUCT
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Caroline Hauxwell
  • Interaction design technologies for children to learn safe behaviour in natural emergency situations
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Marianella Chamorro-Koc
  • Everyday Objects as Living Things: Understanding and Designing Product-Person Relationships
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Marianella Chamorro-Koc
  • Can Communication Technology Be the Answer to Loneliness in Ageing?
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr David Lim, Adjunct Professor Elinor Buys
  • Development of a commercialisation-ready and research framework model as a systematic methodology for facilitating knowledge and technology transfer in ArtScience product and process development
    Professional Doctorate, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Distinguished Professor Dietmar W Hutmacher
  • The Aesthetics of Prosthetics: A Fashion Sensibility in the Design of lower-limb Prosthesis
    MPhil, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Mia Woodruff