People at the Digital Studio

Information about people who are associated with the Digital Studio.

Professor Rachel Fensham
Professor Rachel Fensham

Assistant Dean, Digital Studio

Professor Rachel Fensham

Professor Rachel Fensham is a dance and theatre scholar with a history of research development in the digital humanities and the current Head of School of Culture and Communication, The University of Melbourne. She established projects such as the Digital Humanities Incubator (Melbourne, 2014-5) and launched the Digital Dance Archives and Move Research. Currently Lead Chief Investigator (CI) in a collaborative digital research project, "Creative Convergence: Enhancing Impact in Regional Theatre for Young People" (ARC Linkage 2015-2018), Rachel has recently co-edited a section on "Making and Assembling" for the Routledge Handbook of Interdisciplinary Research. With Professor Peter M. Boenisch, she is co-editor of the Palgrave book series, "New World Choreographies" which has just launched its fifth title.

Digital Studio Project Officer

Dr. Travis Cox

Travis is an artist, researcher and computer developer with an interest in how technology can contribute, modify or expand the possibilities of the digital HASS sphere. He has engaged with and produced research in the field of interaction across areas of Visual Art, Performance, Virtual Reality, NUI interfaces, and Digital HASS.

Informatics support staff

Social and Cultural Informatics Platform (SCIP)

Greg D'Arcy
Mitchell Harrop
Geordie Zhang

e-Teaching staff

Meredith Hinze (Manager, elearning /eTeaching)
Phone: +61 3 8344 3573

Cameron Dunlop (eTeaching Production and Learning Officer)
Phone: +61 3 9035 3974

Mitch Buzza (eTeaching Training and Support Officer and LMS faculty representative)
Phone: +61 3 9035 7549

Jordan Old (eTeaching equipment Loans officer)
Phone: +61 3 8344 1372

Plus three casual production staff.

Steering Committee members

Professor Rachel Fensham
Assistant Dean, Digital Studio

Ms Donna McRostie
Research and Collections representative (Acting Director, Research and Collections, University Library)

Ms Jenny Ellis
Scholarly Information representative (Director, Scholarly Information, University Library)

Associate Professor Sarah Maddison
Assistant Dean, Research (Academic, School of Social and Political Sciences (SSPS))

Ms Lucy Ayers
Partnerships/Business Development representative (Partnerships Manager, Faculty of Arts)

Mr Stephen Giugni OAM
Research Platforms representative (Associate Director, Research Platform Services)

Mr Ken Clarke
Engineering representative (Electrical and Electronic Engineering / Melbourne Networked Society Institute (MNSI))

Professor Angela Ndalianis
(Professor in Screen Studies, School of Culture and Communication (SCC) / Director of Transformative Technologies Research Unit (TTRU))

Dr Travis Cox
Digital Studio Project Officer

Management User Group members

Ms Kate Gascoigne
Faculty Teaching representative (Manager Strategy, Planning and Resources Unit)

Ms Bernie Farrell
Facilities/OHS representative (Facilities, OHS and Records Manager, Strategy, Planning and Resources)

Ms Ailie Smith
eScholarship Research Centre (ESRC) representative (Research Archivist)

Mr Lyle Winton
Social and Cultural Informatics Platform (SCIP) representative (SCIP Platform Manager)

Ms Mary-Louise Edwards
Scholarly Information Rep Arts Librarian, Scholarly Information

Ms Donna Mcrostie
Library rep

Dr Katrin Steinack
Research rep (Faculty of Arts Research Manager)

Mr David Flanders
Research platforms (technical) representative

Ms Kim Doyle
Graduate Student group representative

Ms Meredith Hinze
e-teaching rep (Manager, eLearning/eTeaching, eTeaching Unit)

Dr Travis Cox
Digital Studio Project Officer