Researcher

Dr Belinda Jane Dunstan

My Expertise

Social Robotics 
Human-Robot Interaction
Technology Ethics

Biography

Belinda Dunstan is a Lecturer in the UNSW Faculty of Built Environment. She received her PhD from UNSW Art & Design Creative Robotics Lab. Belinda is the Course Convenor for Interior Architecture: Critical Perspectives and Computational Design: Human-Machine Interaction.
Her current research interests are in social robotics, technology ethics, responsive environments, maker-hacker culture, rapid prototyping technologies and undergraduate...view more

Belinda Dunstan is a Lecturer in the UNSW Faculty of Built Environment. She received her PhD from UNSW Art & Design Creative Robotics Lab. Belinda is the Course Convenor for Interior Architecture: Critical Perspectives and Computational Design: Human-Machine Interaction.
Her current research interests are in social robotics, technology ethics, responsive environments, maker-hacker culture, rapid prototyping technologies and undergraduate tertiary education innovation.


My Grants

CoBuild 4.0 in collaboration with Landom NSW (2018)
UNSW Faculty Travel Grant (2015)
UNSW Faculty Travel Grant (2014)
Australian Postgraduate Award (2014–2017)
UNSW Isenberg Award for Excellence in Sculpture (2013)


My Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, UNSW Australia Art & Design, Creative Robotics Lab
Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours), UNSW Australia Art & Design
Bachelor of Art Education, UNSW Australia Art & Design


My Awards

UNSW Faculty of the Built Environment Dean’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (Sessional Staff) (2015)
UNSW CATEI Award for Outstanding Teaching Performance (2016: S1)
UNSW CATEI Award for Outstanding Teaching Performance (2015: S1, S2)
UNSW CATEI Award for Outstanding Teaching Performance (2014: S1, S2)

 

 


My Engagement

Belinda was an invited speaker at this year's UNSW TEDx conference: https://tedxunsw.com/conference/speaker/belinda-dunstan

A recent interview with Create Digital for Engineers Australia: https://www.createdigital.org.au/are-these-the-droids/

An interview with MWAH Make Work Absolutely Human: https://mwah.live/social-robots-collaboration-and-a-seal-named-paro/

Belinda runs community workshops on rapid prototyping technologies, such as this one for Rising Sun Motorcycle Workshop: https://www.risingsunworkshop.com/blog/2016/12/13/digital-fabrication-and-rapid-prototyping-with-belinda-dunstan-1

 

 

 

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Location

Faculty of Built Environment
1014 Red Centre Building

ORCID as entered in ROS