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Marcus Foth is founder and director of the Urban Informatics Research Lab, and Professor in Interactive and Visual Design in the School of Design, Creative Industries Faculty at Queensland University of Technology.

Marcus’s research focuses on the relationships between people, place and technology. He leads a cross-disciplinary team that develops practical approaches to complex urban problems. He adopts human– computer interaction and design methodologies to build engagement around emerging issues facing our cities.

Marcus has received more than $4 million in national competitive grants and industry funding. He received a Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science Award 2013, and was inducted by the planning, design and development website Planetizen to its list of the world’s top twenty-five leading thinkers and innovators in urban planning and technology.

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