Professor Margot Brereton

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Faculty of Science,
School of Computer Science


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Director, Research Performance
Faculty of Science,
School of Computer Science
Professor Eng. & Interaction Design
Faculty of Science,
School of Computer Science


Human-Computer Interaction, Participatory Design, Social Computing, Tangible Interaction, Theories And Methods Of Design, Ubiquitous Computing, Understanding socio-technical systems, Design of socio-technical systems


Information Systems, Design Practice and Management, Distributed Computing

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


  • PhD (Mechanical Engineering Design) (Stanford University)
  • Masters (Technology Policy) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • BSc.Eng (Hons) (Bristol University)

Professional memberships and associations

Member of the Association of Computer Machinery (ACM)


I team teach in the following subjects:

  • CAB210 People, Context and Technology - an introductory human-technology interaction subject.
  • CAB310 Interaction and Experience Design - a more advanced human-centred design subject.
  • IFN690 Advanced User Centred Design - A Masters level subject.

Previously I have taught:

  • Advanced Design and Professional Practice
  • Interaction Design;
  • Visual Thinking;
  • Design Studio;
  • Advanced / Human-Computer Interaction;
  • Power Transfer Systems;
  • Mechanical Design;
  • Manufacturing



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