Grad Dip in Computing, Curtin University of Technology.
Bachelor of Engineering, The University of Western Australia.
Bachelor of Education Honours, The University of Western Australia, 1981.
Recent Research Grants
Using community engagement and enhanced visual information to promote FireWatch satellite communication as a support for collaborative decision-making, Australian Research Council, Grant - Linkage (Projects),
2012 - 2016, $487,368.
100 Schools Project, Department of Education and Training WA, Grant,
2003 - 2009, $502,727.
Balga Senior High School ICT Evaluation 2006, Balga Senior High School, Grant,
2006 - 2007, .
Promoting metacognitive processing through negotiated assessment, Edith Cowan University, ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,
2005 - 2007, $14,000.
Recent Publications (within the last five years)
Haimes, P., Medley, S., Clarkson, B., (2014), Geo-spatial simplicity: Designing map interfaces for bushfire planning. The International Journal of Visual Design, 7(2), 37-45, Champaign, Illinois.
Haimes, P., Brady, D., Clarkson, B., Medley, S., (2013), Engaging with communities as a design process: redesigning the FireWatch interface. Earth: Fire & Rain - Proceedings of the Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference 2013, 107-124, Nerang, Queensland.
Clarkson, B., (2012), Applying what we know now about leadership to ICT-rich schools. Australian Computers in Education Conference 2012: Refereed Conference Proceedings, 8, Perth, Australia.
Research Student Supervision
Doctor of Philosophy, Designing For Communities In Bushfire-prone Situations: Redesigning The Firewatch Website Interface.