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Dr Barnard Clarkson

Dr Barnard Clarkson

Honorary Senior Research Fellow

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 9370 6241, Mobile: 0402277323, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML17.236
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  9370 6241  
Mobile: 0402277323  
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML17.236  



  • Grad Dip in Computing, Curtin University of Technology.
  • Bachelor of Engineering, The University of Western Australia.
  • PhD, Edith Cowan University.
  • 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)

Journal Articles

  • 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.

Conference Publications

  • 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.
  • Masek, M., Jung, J., Clarkson, B., (2011), Managing Multidisciplinary Student Design Teams. Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2011, 2011(27 June-1 July), 465-470, Chesapeake, VA.
  • Jung, J., Clarkson, B., Masek, M., (2011), Thinking outside the ?I am the user? box: a trial of social-emotional design in HCI education. Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2011 , 2011(June 27-1 July 2011), 412-418, Chesapeake, VA.
  • Clarkson, B., Jung, J., Masek, M., (2011), Shared Assessment: a Strategy for Managing Multidisciplinary Projects. Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2011 , 2011(June 27-1 July 2011), 2925-2930, Chesapeake, VA.

Research Student Supervision

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Designing For Communities In Bushfire-prone Situations: Redesigning The Firewatch Website Interface.
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