DR Greg Wadley

DR Greg Wadley


  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Technology for Health and Wellbeing



  • Greg Wadley is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Computing and Information Systems at The University of Melbourne. He has studied the design and use of technology for health, psychological wellbeing and social interaction. He has collaborated with organizations including Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, the Royal Childrens Hospital, the Australian Catholic University, University of Technology Sydney, and Quit Victoria, and within the University of Melbourne, the Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Global and Population Health, and Architecture, Building and Planning. He is co-organizer of the annual Symposium on Computing and Mental Health.   


Member of

  • Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia. member 2008 -
  • SIGCHI. Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction 2008 -


Selected publications


Investigator on

Additional Grant Information

  • 2011: M. Alvarez-Jimenez, S. Bendall, E. Killackey, J. Gleeson, R. Lederman and G. Wadley, 'The HORYZONS project: Online recovery for youth onset psychosis', Interdisciplinary Seed Grant, Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society (IBES), University of Melbourne

    Tarzi, Hegarty, Fiolet, Arabena, Wadley, Barnwell Engaging with community for the co-design of a technological resource for Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander people experiencing family violence . Melbourne Social Equity Institute. $50k.

    Forster, McLachlan, Shafiei, Wadley, Biggs, Couch, Wyett, Smith A moderated online peer support app to prevent perinatal depression and anxiety in ‘at risk’ expectant and new mothers: a pilot randomised controlled trial. Latrobe University 'Building Healthy Communities' Fund. $28k.

    Clinch, Goncalves, Kostakos, Koval, Wadley Understanding how personal technologies are used to regulate emotion . University of Melbourne–University of Manchester Research Fund. $10k.

    Wadley, Alvarez-Jimenez, Bendall, Loveridge, Lederman, Gleeson Virtual reality therapy for youth mental health. Melbourne Networked Society Institute 2017. $28k.

    Gibney, McVernon, Tong, Dhurrkay, Dockery, Taylor, Geard, Campbell, Bird, Wadley, Tomko, Singh, Warr Digital solutions for capturing connectedness and mobility data in remote Indigenous communities. Hallmark Indigenous Research Initiative Seed Funding 2017. $50k.

    Davidson, Wadley, Reavley, Russon, Gunn Driving for Change: A video game to reduce depression in taxi drivers. Melbourne Networked Society Institute, 2015, $60k.

    Bumpus, Green, Wadley Communicating Climate Effectiveness: improving local development and climate change project effectiveness using mobile phones in the Nadi Basin, Fiji. Melbourne Sustainability Society Institute, 2013, $16k

    Rice, Alvarez-Jimenez, Gleeson, Davey, Hetrick, Parker, Bendall, W


Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2012
  • MSc, University of Melbourne 1992
  • BSc, The University of Queensland 1986

Awards and honors

  • The University of Melbourne, 2007