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Ann Borda

Honorary
Melbourne Medical School
Technological innovation
Health informatics
Participatory health
Citizen science
Digital health
Policy
crowdsourcing
Sustainable Development
co-design
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A/Prof

Ann Borda

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Health information systems
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A/Prof

Ann Borda

 

Dr Ann Borda is an Associate Professor in the Centre for the Digital Transformation of Health. Ann has a PhD in informatics from University College London.

She is an Honorary Senior Research Associate at UCL and a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health. Her research specialisations are in assistive health technologies, participatory health, citizen science and living lab methodologies.

Ann has held directorial positions in government-funded computing and data-intensive research and innovation initiatives. Within Australia , Ann has held positions as CEO of the Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing, and Executive Director of the state funded VeRSI consortium - an innovation seed program established under the ‘Healthy Futures’ agenda and partnered with The University of Melbourne and other state and national research organisations, including the Australian Synchrotron.

Prior to this, Ann was based in the UK at Kings College London with the JISC government-funded program for eScience. Her program portfolio included the National eScience Centre (Edinburgh), the Open Source Software Advisory Service (Oxford), and the Arts and Humanities eScience Centre (Kings College). Concurrently, she was a Research Fellow at the Institute for Computing Research, London South Bank University. Following her PhD, Ann was Head of Collections Multimedia at the Science Museum London in support of public science communication and biomedical discovery.

Ann presently sits on the Policy & Research Committee of the Climate and Health Alliance (CAHA) involved in a national consultation and framework for climate, health and well-being. She has co-organised public forums on automation, well-being and society with the Alan Turing Institute. Recently Ann received an EPIC grant under the EU Horizon 2020 programme (ICT) to investigate advancing approaches to health and biomedical citizen science methods, platforms and capabilities.


Projects

Displaying the 4 most recent projects by Ann Borda.

Additional Information

Expert Visit grant – EPIC project (https://epicproject.eu) funded under the EU Horizon 2020 programme (ICT). Co-hosted by University College London and Cambridge University to explore advancing approaches to citizen science methods, platforms and capabilities in healthcare and biomedical research. Total award: $2,995.

Project: Personalised Closed Loop Systems for Childhood Diabetes. Partners: Health and Biomedical Informatics Centre, and HeLEX Centre - School of Law, School of Population and Global Health, School of Culture and Communication University of Melbourne, Royal Children’s Hospital, Diabetes Australia. Funder: Networked Society Initiative Seed Funding, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Award Yr 2018/ Total award: $29,000

Project Overcoming geographical barriers for community health - remote access to clinical diagnosis & treatment
Partners: Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society, University of Melbourne Dept of Psychiatry, Univ of Melbourne Research Services, and Victorian eResearch Strategic Initiative
Funder: Interdisciplinary Seed Grant/ University of Melbourne Research Office Award Yr 2010 / Total award: $35k

Project: Broadband 3D telehealth applications for the empowerment of patients in health care facilities and the home
Project partners: Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society (IBES), University of Melbourne ITS Research Services, University of Melbourne Dental School, University of Melbourne Psychiatry, Grampians Rural Health Alliance, Northern Health and Victorian eResearch Strategic Initiative. Funder: Department of Business and Innovation (Victoria)
Award Yr 2011/ Total award: $550k.

Project: Field testing of remote tele-dentistry for pediatric patients
Partners: University of Melbourne Dental School, Victorian eResearch Strategic Initiative, Oral Health CRC; Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society.
Ethics ID: 1238500.2
Funder: Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society Google Grant (University of Melbourne)
Award Yr 2012 /Total award: $40k

Project: Interact: Investigation of 3D v 2D for improved learning outcomes
Partners: Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society; University of Melbourne Eye and Ear Hospital; University of Melbourne Medical, Dental and Health Sciences; University of Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education,; University of Melbourne Engineering; University of Melbourne Chemistry; University of Melbourne Dept of Planning; Victorian eResearch Strategic Initiative. Funder: Interdisciplinary Seed Grant/ University of Melbourne Research Office. Award Yr 2012 /Total award: $55k

Project: An Open Research Initiative to Improve the Evaluation of Australian Telehealth Implementations
Partners: University of Melbourne Health and Biomedical Informatics Research Unit, Victorian eResearch Strategic Initiative, University of Western Sydney, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Melbourne Children’s Hospital. Funder: Interdisciplinary Seed Grant/ University of Melbourne Research Office. Award yr 2013 / Total award $40,000

Project: Non-Contact 3D Falls Detection, Prevention, and Behavioural Monitoring in Aged Residential & Home Environments: Developing A Clinical Evaluation and Application Framework
Partners: University of Melbourne Health and Biomedical Informatics Centre, University of Melbourne Physiotherapy, Austin Health, Centre for Health Innovation, Semantrix Pty Ltd, Ti Tree Lodge Pty Ltd. Funder: Melbourne Networked Society Institute (MNSI) (University of Melbourne). Award Yr 2014 /Total award: $66k

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 10 most recent scholarly works by Ann Borda.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2019

Awarded under EPIC Expert Visit as part of the Horizon 2020 programme. URL: epicproject.eu

EPIC Expert Visit Grant (Horizon2020)

2001

The Centre for Scientific Enterprise London

University College London

2019

FACHI - Fellow of the Australian College of Health Informatics


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Awards

Credentials

Positions

Positions


Honorary

Melbourne Medical School

Casual

Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences

Casual

Centre For Digital Transformation Of Health

Health Informatics Society Of Australia

HISA

Education

Education


Sustainable Development

University of St Andrews

Certified Health Informatician Australasia

Australasian College of Health Informatics

Information Science

University College London

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