I research modeling and representations in IT. In assessing the theory and practice of conceptual modelling, I have used ontological theories from common-sense and scientific realism. More recently I have become interested in the use of models in enterprise architecture and ontology in biomedicine.
I have successfully bid for over $1.6 million in grants including four ARC Discovery grants and one ARC Linkage grant in topics involving the theory and use of modelling in IT. Read more
I have taught across the information systems postgraduate and undergraduate curriculum including in IT project management, business systems analysis, and modelling in IT.
I regularly publish research papers across my areas of interest in peer reviewed outlets.
I have been part of an Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) grant examining new IT programs in the service economy, followed by a University market research grant to consider emerging programs.
I have supervised six PhD students and one masters by research student to completion. Presently I have six PhD students and encourage interested students contact me. Read more
I am director of Melbourne School of Information. I have also been a deputy head of department, managed ethics approval at department level, successfully renewed the Master of Information Systems, and led graduate science program development.
O 10.19 Doug McDonell
V +61 3 8344 1528
We are open from 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday