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Nick Kelly

Associate Professor in Interaction Design, Queensland University of Technology

Dr Nick Kelly is an Associate Professor in Interaction Design in the School of Design at QUT. His research addresses design cognition (how designers think), interaction design (how we design interactions within a sociocultural context), and teacher education (how we can better support high school teachers by applying ideas from design cognition and interaction design). He is a member of the QUT Digital Learning for Change Group, the QUT Design Lab, the QUT Centre for Inclusive Education, and the QUT Digital Media Research Centre.


  • 2016–present
    Senior Research Fellow, Queensland University of Technology
  • 2016–present
    Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, University of Southern Queensland
  • 2013–2016
    Research Fellow, University of Southern Queensland
  • 2011–2012
    Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Sydney
  • 2012–2012
    International Research Fellowship, Pontifical University of Chile


  • 2011 
    The University of Sydney, PhD
  • 2005 
    The University of Sydney, BDesComp (Honours and University Medal)