Dr. David Tuffley is a Senior Lecturer in Applied Ethics and SocioTechnical Studies at Griffith University’s School of ICT. A regular contributor to mainstream media on the social impact of technology, David is a recognized expert in his field. Before academia David worked as an IT Consultant in Australia and the United Kingdom, a role he continues to perform when not educating the next generation of IT professionals.
David is an engaging science communicator of many years experience, He was a guest panelist in the 2017 World Science Festival and a variety of other science focused public events.
David's academic background includes fields as diverse as Psychology, Anthropology, Classical Rhetoric and English literature at the University of Queensland. David is an engaging professional speaker and forum moderator of many years experience.
David's formal qualifications include PhD (Software Engineering), Master of Philosophy (Information Systems), Grad Cert in Higher Education (all from Griffith University), Bachelor of Arts majoring in Psychology, English Literature, Anthropology (University of Queensland). David also completed an Associate Diploma in Health Surveying at the Queensland Institute of Technology (now QUT), working as a Health Surveyor in Ayr and Charleville (1978-1981).
Vice-Chancellor's Media Excellence Award, Griffith University 2015.