Dr Alex Richardson

PhD (Commerce - IS), BIT (Hons)
Deputy Director (Education)
ANU College of Business and Economics

Areas of expertise

  • Decision Making 170202
  • Educational Technology And Computing 130306
  • Decision Support And Group Support Systems 080605

Research interests

  • Virtual Reality and immersive environments
  • Computer aided language translation and the role in ecommerce

Researcher's projects

Innovative Applications of Virtual Reality

Available student projects

  • Virtual reality environments for educational experiences
  • Storytelling in virtual reality for knowledge transfer



Current student projects

Doctorial Student Research Projects
  • Creation of immersive experiences in virtual reality and role in e-commerce (Wanxian ZENG)

Past student projects

Doctorial Student Research Projects
  • Influence and Impacts of IT on worker productivity (Maverick Kim graduated 2015)
  • The Influence Of Emotional Context On The Comprehension Of Descriptive Information Of Websites (Amir Riaz - graduated 2014)
  • Understanding The Role Of Psychological Traits And Social Factors In The Use Of Mobile Data Services (Saif Dewan -  graduated 2012)
Masters Research Student Projects
  • The Role of Translated Information Quality in a Global e-Retailing Context (Wanxian Zeng - graduated 2015)
  • Maximizing The Effectiveness Of Leaderboards In Motivating People To Increase Physical Activity (Chaojun LI)
Industry Research Student Projects
  • Knowledge through experience: Capture, Storage & Retrieval (with Ernst & Young)
  • Identifying Gaps Between Industry Needs And Educational Outcomes For Business Intelligence & Data Analytics
  • Improving knowledge capture in project based organisations: Arup case study of a project in context (with Arup - 2H 2015)
  • IT Innovation Methods: Study of Organisations in ACT (with CBRIN - 2H 2015)
  • Comparing best-in-class organisations’ innovation practices with Ernest & Young (with Ernst & /Young - 2H 2015)
  • IT Innovation Methods: Study of Organisations in ACT (with CBRIN - 1H 2015)
  • Digital Innovation in Traditional Firms: Situation at Ernst & Young (with Ernst & Young - 1H 2015)
  • Knowledge Management in Project Based Organisations (with Arup - 2H 2014)
  • Enterprise Social Networking A Yammer Case Study At Ernst & Young (with Ernst & Young - 2H 2014)
  • Enterprise Social Networking At Ernst & Young: A Yammer Case Study (with Ernst & Young - 1H 2014)
  • Use of Social Media in an Enterprise environment “THE CASE OF YAMMER” (with Ernst & Young - 2H 2013)


Projects and Grants

Grants information is drawn from ARIES. To add or update Projects or Grants information please contact your College Research Office.

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Updated:  17 June 2024 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers