DR Jenny Waycott

DR Jenny Waycott


  • Ageing and technology
  • Educational technology
  • Human-Computer Interaction (social technologies, older adults)



  • Jenny Waycott is a Senior Lecturer and ARC Future Fellow in the School of Computing and Information Systems. Previously, she worked as a Research Fellow on the project "Growing Old, Staying Connected: Touch-screen Technologies for Ameliorating Older People's Experience of Social Isolation". 

    Dr Waycott has contributed to several projects in the fields of human-computer interaction and educational technology. Her research is concerned with understanding the role technologies play in people's learning, work, and social activities. Her recent work has focused on the design and use of social technologies for/with older adults, ethical issues in the design and use of new technologies in sensitive settings, creative uses of new technologies for social inclusion, and the use of social technologies in higher education

    For more information see www.jwaycott.com



Member of

  • ACM. Member of SIGCHI Research Ethics Committee 2012 -


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Education and training

  • PhD, The Open University 2004
  • BA (Hons), University of Melbourne 1996


Available for supervision

  • Y