A/PROF Martin GIBBS

A/PROF Martin GIBBS

Positions

  • Sociology of Recreational and Domestic Uses of Information Technology

Overview

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  • Dr Martin Gibbs is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computing and Information Systems at The University of Melbourne.

    Research interests
    - how people use a variety of interactive technologies (video games, community networks, mobile phones; etc) for convivial and sociable purposes in a variety of situations (intimate strong-tie relationships, local neighborhoods, work-based occupational communities, online computer games)
    - social dynamics of digital and board games
    - digital commemoration and the use of interactive technologies at end-of-life
       

Publications

Selected publications

Research

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Additional Grant Information

  • 2014-2016:

    ARC Discovery Project, An investigation of the early adoption and appropriation of high-speed broadband in the domestic environment - Australian Research Council: Discovery Project (DP140101871)

    Arnold, M; Gibbs, M; Kohn, T; Nansen, B; Hallam, E. $256k
    2013-2015:

    ARC Discovery Project, Broadband-enabled homes: An Investigation of early adoption of High-Speed Broadband in the domestic environment - Australian Research Council: Discovery Project (DP130101519)

    Arnold, M, Wilken, R, and Gibbs, M. $208k
    2012- 2013:

    High-speed broadband and Home-Based Work - Melbourne University Research Collaboration Grant

    Arnold, Wilken, Gibbs, Nansen $20k
    2011:

    ‘What they are saying’: Political Issue Analysis System (PIAS): Political Issue analysis in an age of the ‘data deluge’ - Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society (IBES) Seed Funding Grant

    Bellamy, Gibbs, Williamson, Cubitt, Tuohy $29k
    2010- 2011:

    Broadband Enabled Delivery of Physical Fitness and Dietary Programs for Young People with Serious Mental Illness - Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society (IBES) Seed Funding Grant

    Killackey, Gibbs $52k
    2010- 2011:

    Broadband-enabled public screens: from display to interaction - Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society (IBES) Seed Funding Grant

    McQuire, Vetere, Gibbs, Papastergiadis $32k
    2005-2006:

    Voice Communication in MMORPGs - Microsoft Research Asia Research Support: Gaming

    M Gibbs and Wadley $18k
    2004-2005:

    Collaborative Bonding and Team Building via Distributed Game - The University of Melbourne and CSIRO Collaborative Research Program

    M Gibbs, Mueller $15k
    2004:

    Mediating Intimacy: Appropriation and extension of multimedia services - Smart Internet Technology CRC (Project UE06)

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Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2000
  • MSc, University of Melbourne 1993
  • BEng, University of Melbourne 1985

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Supervision

Available for supervision

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