Prof Lisa Given is Director, Social Change Enabling Capability Platform and Professor of Information Sciences in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies and the School of Computing Technologies
Professor Lisa Given is an interdisciplinary researcher in human information behaviour whose work brings a critical, social research lens to studies of technology use and user-focused design. Her studies embed social change, focusing on diverse settings and populations, and methodological innovations across disciplines. A former President of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Prof Given has served on the Australian Research Council’s (ARC’s) College of Experts. She holds numerous grants funded by ARC, Canadian Institutes for Health Research, and Canada’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, working with university and community partners across disciplines. She is lead author of the forthcoming 5th edition of Looking for Information: A Survey of Research on Information Seeking, Needs and Behavior, author of 100 Questions (and Answers) about Qualitative Research (2016), and editor of The Sage Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods (2008).
You can follow her on Twitter @lisagiven and find out more about her work at http://lisagiven.com/.
- PhD (Library and Information Science)
- University of Western Ontario (Canada)
1 PhD Current Supervisions