• Professor Margot Brereton
  • Chief Investigator
  • QUT

Professor Margot Brereton is an expert and international leader in the codesign of new technologies with diverse groups, including children with Autism and intellectual disability, older adults and with Indigenous communities. With extensive experience in codesign, Margot contributes to projects in the Educated and Connected Child programs, utlising codesign methods to include children and families, and to advocate for their agency in design and research processes. Margot also co-leads work with Indigenous communities to ensure they benefit from creating digital technologies that are culturally appropriate and connected to local Indigenous cultures.

Margot is on the editorial board of CoDesign, the leading international journal for research in codesign, and has served on the Australian Research Council College of Experts. She has raised more than $6 million in competitive grant funding, published more than 230 fully peer-reviewed papers and supervised 14 PhD students to completion.