Director of Complex Human Data Hub and Professor of Psychology, University of Melbourne

Professor Simon Dennis is the Director of the Complex Human Data Hub (CHDH) in the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences. The primary aim of the CHDH is to develop Computational Behavioural Science – bringing computational methods to bear on big data to better understand psychological processes.

He is also the Head of the Memory and Language Lab in the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences.

Simon’s research utilises large scale real world data, experimental paradigms and computational modelling techniques to investigate the cognitive architecture underlying memory and language. Much of his research uses experience sampling technologies to study psychological processes. He has created an extensive data collection, retrieval, visualization and analysis ecosystem provided by Unforgettable Research Services Pty Ltd of which he is the CEO. Simon also has an interest in privacy and the concept of participant owned data.

The Blog: https://simondennis.blog/
Memory and Language Lab: https://psychologicalsciences.unimelb.edu.au/research/msps-research-groups/mall/lab
Complex Human Data Hub: https://psychologicalsciences.unimelb.edu.au/research/hubs/chdh

Experience

  • –present
    Director of Complex Human Data Hub and Professor of Psychology, University of Melbourne

Education

  • 1994 
    University of Queensland, PhD (Computer Science)