Geremy.Farr-Wharton@newcastle.ac.uk | Research Associate
Until December 2016 Geremy worked as a Research Associate working on the Water Energy Food: WEFWEBs project with the Open Lab.
Previously, he was a Lecturer and Research Fellow in the Information Systems School at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), where he was a member of the Urban Informatics Research Lab. At QUT, Geremy was part of the research team under the PwC Chair of Digital Economy and was a consultant on a joint partnership between QUT and Ernst & Young, working on the largest federal government digital transformation project, the Welfare Payment Infrastructure Transformation programme. He has taught large cohorts of students in higher education about the Impact of IT on individuals, businesses and society over the past 5 years.
Geremy completed his PhD, titled Mobile interaction design approaches for reducing domestic food waste, at QUT in the fields of Human-computer Interaction, consumer behaviour and ecological sustainability. He has a bachelors degree with honours in Information Technology, majoring in computer science and internet programming.
His current research interests explores the interrelationships between energy, water and food within domestic settings to better understand how we, as a society, can better achieve environmental sustainability. His research interests lie in the disciplines of sustainability, Human-computer Interaction and Digital Productivity.
Geremy's publications can be found at ePrints.