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Dr Leigh Ellen Potter


Leigh Ellen Potter

Senior Lecturer
School of Information and Communication Technology
+61 (0)7 3735 5191 (Work)
N44 2.11, Nathan Campus

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Leigh Ellen Potter is a senior lecturer within the School of ICT at Griffith University, and Director of the IDEA Lab (Innovative Design and Emerging Applications). She is passionate about how people interact with technology and ultimately how people and communities can benefit from their interaction, particularly from the application of new and emerging technology. Through both her research and her industry work, Dr Potter has specialised in user experience, usability analysis, and technology evaluation. Her current work explores the application of emerging technology in social and business contexts, where she manages projects applying these technologies in novel situations. Dr Potter established the IDEA Lab to further this exploration of innovative and emerging technology for the support of society and people. Current projects are working with augmented and virtual reality, wearable technology, innovative interaction devices, and gamification for improving and transforming the experience of people. Dr Potter has managed projects in a range of discipline areas, including health, sport, training, and manufacturing.


  • Member
    Institute for Integrated and Intelligent Systems2011


  • Senior Lecturer
    Griffith University, School of Information and Communication Technology, Australia9 Oct 2010


  • PhD
    Griffith University, Australia
  • B.IT (Hons)
    Griffith University, Australia