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Dr Jane Connory

Lecturer - Communication Design


Experienced communication design lecturer with a demonstrated history of leading departments and convening subjects at degree and masters levels. Skilled in practice based design research, data visualisation, design history and using design as a tool for activism. As a member of the Centre for Innovative Design, her research focuses on gender equity, inclusivity and diversity in design.

Research interests

Design History, Philosophy, and Theory; Strategic & Transformative Design: Gender

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Co-Supervisor.


Available to supervise honours students.

Fields of Research

  • Visual Communication Design (incl. Graphic Design) - 330316

Teaching areas

Design History, Philosophy, and Theory;Strategic & Transformative Design: Gender


  • 2021, International, Gold Winner - Sanitary Secrets Exhibition, Good Design Award
  • 2021, National, ACUADS Research Grant, Australian Council of University Art & Design Schools
  • 2020, International, Runner up in 'Scholarship: Creative Works Award', Design Incubation
  • 2020, National, Merit, Student Branding, Australian Graphic Design Association
  • 2020, International, Jury Commendation for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Design Incubation
  • 2020, Swinburne, Dean's Award for Innovation, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2019, National, Research Training Program Stipend Scholarship, Monash University
  • 2018, National, ACUADS Bursary Scholarship, Australian Council of University Art & Design Schools
  • 2017, National, Three Minute Thesis Representative, Monash University
  • 2017, National, Research Funding Scheme, Torrens University
  • 2017, National, Finalist, Print/Posters, Australian Graphic Design Association Awards
  • 2016, National, Research Seed Grant Funding, Laureate Interntational University

Further information

  • Academia


Also published as: Connory, Jane; Connory, J.; Connory, J. K.; Connory, Jane K.; Connory, Jane Kathryn
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2021: Inclusive Design Program *; ACUADS Grants
  • 2021: Share the Dignity Report *; Share the Dignity - Fund Scheme

* Chief Investigator

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