Dr Skye Doherty

Lecturer

School of Communication and Arts
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Affiliate Lecturer

School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
s.doherty@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 68260

Overview

Skye's teaching and research straddles journalism and interaction design. She uses qualitative and practice-led methods to understand the potential of technology to reshape the way we communicate. She is interested in designing for the public interest and in how design can be used to address complex situations. She has consulted to industry and her design prototype, the NewsCube, won and industry grant for journalism innovation.

Research Interests

  • Journalism
  • Interaction Design

Research Impacts

Winner, Walkley Grant for Journalism Innovation, 2014

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Diploma in Digital Media Management, University of London
  • Bachelor of Business, Qld UT

Publications

  • Doherty, Skye Journalism Design: Interactive Technologies and the Future of Storytelling. Abingdon, Oxon United Kingdom: Routledge, 2018. doi:10.4324/9781315168401

  • Doherty, Skye (2017). Journalism Design: The NewsCube, Interactive Technologies and Practice PhD Thesis, School of Information Technol and Elec Engineering, The University of Queensland. doi:10.14264/uql.2017.402

  • Doherty, Skye and Worthy, Peter (2017). Exploring journalistic values through design: a student perspective. In: Alessandro Soro, Dhaval Vyas, Bernd Ploderer, Ann Morrison, Jenny Waycott and Margot Brereton, Proceedings of the 29th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction. 29th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction, Brisbane, Australia, (376-380). 28 November-1 December 2017. doi:10.1145/3152771.3156140

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Supervision

  • Master Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Featured Publications

Book

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Doherty, Skye and Worthy, Peter (2017). Exploring journalistic values through design: a student perspective. In: Alessandro Soro, Dhaval Vyas, Bernd Ploderer, Ann Morrison, Jenny Waycott and Margot Brereton, Proceedings of the 29th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction. 29th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction, Brisbane, Australia, (376-380). 28 November-1 December 2017. doi:10.1145/3152771.3156140

Other Outputs

  • Doherty, Skye (2017). Journalism Design: The NewsCube, Interactive Technologies and Practice PhD Thesis, School of Information Technol and Elec Engineering, The University of Queensland. doi:10.14264/uql.2017.402

  • Doherty, Skye (2013) Hypertext and news stories. ITEE Technical Report 2013-03, School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, The University of Queensland.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision