Kath Albury is a professor of Media and Communication at Swinburne University of Technology.

She is co-leader of Swinburne Social Innovation Institute’s Digital Inclusion and Participation program.

Kath’s research is grounded in fields of media and communications and cultural studies.

Past projects have focused on practices of sexed and gendered self-representation in digital media; digital and data literacies in health and education organisations; and young people’s formal and informal learning in digital cultures.

Since 1997, Kath has collaborated on interdisciplinary projects across the fields of sexual health, sexuality education and primary prevention of sexual violence with a range of industry partners including the National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS, the Australian National Rugby League, and the Alannah and Madeline Foundation.

Most recently, she was Lead CI on the ‘Safety, Risk and Wellbeing on Dating Apps’ project – an Australian Research Council Linkage partnership with ACON Health (previously the AIDS Council of NSW) and Family Planning NSW.

Her third book Digital Sexual Citizens will be published by Routledge.