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DR DALE LEORKE

Positions

  • Media and communications (Digital media, mobile and location-aware technologies, digital games)
  • Sociology (social interaction, public space)
  • Urban Studies (History and theory of cities, digital infrastructure, smart cities)

Overview

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  • Dale Leorke completed his PhD in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. His thesis examines location-based gaming and play in public space, critiquing the discourse around games and artistic projects that use mobile and location-aware devices to bring digital play into physical spaces. His research interests span the fields of media and communications, urban studies, urban analytics and sociology. Currently, he is a research fellow on the Melbourne Networked Society Institute seed-funded project "The Implications of Open Data for City Planning in Australia and Singapore" based in the Melbourne School of Design.   

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Awards

Education and training

  • Ph.D., University of Melbourne 2015