Dr Jennyfer Lawrence Taylor

BA (ANU), BInfTech (ANU), BInfTech(Hons) (QUT), PhD (QUT), CertIV Govt (CIT).
Lecturer in Human-Computer Interaction
College of Engineering & Computer Science

Areas of expertise

  • Human Centred Computing 4608
  • Human Computer Interaction 460806

Research interests

  • Human-computer interaction (HCI)
  • Co-design/participatory design
  • Bushfire preparedness and recovery
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Climate action
  • Community resilience
  • Sustainable design
  • Tangible user interfaces
  • Indigenous language transmission, use, and revitalisation
  • Research ethics
  • HCI education


Dr Jennyfer Lawrence Taylor is a Lecturer in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) at the ANU School of Computing.

Her research interests are design sustainability, technology design for climate action and community resilience to natural disasters, with a particular focus on bushfire preparation and recovery, and research ethics in computer science. Jennyfer’s work takes human-centred and collaborative design (co-design) approaches. She co-leads the Risk, Vulnerability, and Resilience research cluster at the ANU Institute for Climate, Energy, and Disaster Solutions (ICEDS).

 Jennyfer completed her PhD at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) on the co-design digital and tangible technologies to support the revitalisation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages. She holds a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Information Technology from ANU, majoring in anthropology and information systems, and Information Technology Honours from QUT. Jennyfer has also completed a Certificate IV in Government and was employed in the public sector for a number of years.

 Jennyfer is a University Fellow at Charles Darwin University, a Research Affiliate of the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language, and a Research Affiliate of the ANU Humanising Machine Intelligence Project. She is a member of the ANU Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC), a Co-Chair of the ANU Science and Medical Delegated Ethical Review Committee (DERC), and a Co-General Chair of the 24th Australian Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (OzCHI’22). She is also an accredited Mental Health First Aider, and a member of the ANU Ally Network.

Please note: My publications are not generating correctly on this page. My full publication list can be found here: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=YojqErAAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao 

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