A practice-oriented researcher, Dr. Yenni Tim specialises in Digital Resilience research. Her research program advances understanding on the effective design and use of digital technologies to anticipate, absorb, and adapt to major technological, organisational, and societal disruptions.
Yenni has conducted over 30 in-depth field studies and action design research across Asia, Europe, and Australia investigating contemporary digital resilience issues that are meaningfully relevant to, and impact, organisational and societal practices. These include the design and use of digital technologies in responding to and/or building forward from crises and emergencies (such as pandemics and natural disasters), extreme living conditions (such as poverty), digital exclusion, environmental destruction, and digital shocks (such as cyber-attacks).
In addition to research, academic-practitioner collaboration is also core to her teaching and leadership practices. In the education space, Yenni develops practice-informed educational innovations that expose learners to contemporary industry challenges and know-how.
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