Dr Giggins has a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Newcastle, and has taught into various programs for the past three years, providing cross-disciplinary experience, and an ability to adapt to new situations and environments. In 2012 she was instrumental in the establishment of a new partnership with the Building Construction Authority Academy (BCAA) to deliver the Bachelor of Construction Management program in Singapore. She has been CI on two internal teaching and learning (T&L) grants at UoN (2012- 2013), and has been co-investigator on several other projects in her recent career, including an OLT Seed project running this year.
PhD (University Of Newcastle, Australia) BCompSci(Hons) (University Medal) (University Of Newcastle, Australia)
Post-Disaster Reconstruction, Information Modelling, Data Security, Resilient Communities, Cultural Heritage, Trust and Privacy.
- Giggins, H, Gu, N, ‘Web 2.0 opportunities for professional placement’, Work Ready: E-Portfolios to Support Professional Placements, Office for Learning and Teaching, Sydney, NSW 123-136 (2012)
- Brankovic, L, Giggins, H, ‘Statistical database security’, Security, Privacy and Trust in Modern Data Management, Springer, Berlin 167-181 (2007)
- Giggins H, Von Meding J, Gajendran T, MacKee J, Brewer G, ‘The negative impact of media and socio-political influence on disaster and resilience’, Proceedings of the 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference: Integrative Risk Management – The Role of Science, Technology and Practice, IDRC Davos 2014 (2014)
- Giggins, H, Brankovic, L, ‘VICUS – A noise addition technique for categorical data’, Proceedings of the Tenth Australasian Data Mining Conference AusDM’ 2012, Sydney, Australia (2012)