Jane Farmer is Director of the Swinburne University Social Innovation Research Institute, which focuses on the nexus of new technology, design thinking, data analytics and social and health sciences. The Institute tackles health and social challenges identified by industry partners drawing on new technologies and data science. The Institute also studies the impact of emerging technologies on society.
Jane has a background in information science, community co-design and novel service design mainly in rural health and community services. She has published over 120 articles, two books and won around $16m in research grants in Australia, Europe and Canada.