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Personal profile

Biography

Upon graduating in Applied Science (Applied Physics and Computer Science), Greg enjoyed a thirty-year career in IT spanning corporate work, consulting, freelance work, and several start-ups including his own. During this time, Greg co-authored several patents.  He then returned to study gaining Postgraduate Diploma, Masters (hons.), and Doctoral degrees in quick succession. In 2017, Greg received a Vice Chancellors Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence for his thesis From Archives to Participatory Recordkeeping: Transforming recordkeeping for interoperability. Greg is currently a post-docoral Research Fellow with the Rights in Records by Design project.

Research interests

Greg is currently a post-doctoral Rresearch Fellow with the Rights in Records by Design project at the Centre for Organisational and Social Informatics.  His research comprises the design-science study of systems interoperability; conceptual modelling in recordkeeping informatics; and participatory recordkeeping systems design and implementation.  More recently, he has begun investigating the application of data-science techniques to recordkeeping informatics.

Keywords

  • Recordkeeping informatics
  • Recordkeeping Metadata
  • Design Science
  • Archival systems
  • Records continuum
  • Social informatics

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Research Output 2014 2019

Participatory information governance: transforming recordkeeping for childhood out-of-home care

Evans, J., McKemmish, S. & Rolan, G., Mar 2019, In : Records Management Journal. 29, 1-2, p. 178-193 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

More human than human? artificial intelligence in the archive

Rolan, G., Humphries, G., Jeffrey, L., Samaras, E., Antsoupova, T. & Stuart, K., 28 Nov 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Archives & Manuscripts. 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Weapons of affect: the imperative for transdisciplinary information systems design

Rolan, G., Evans, J. E., Bone, J., Lewis, A., Golding, F., Wilson, J., McKemmish, S. M., Mendes, P. & Reeves, K., 2018, Proceedings of the 81st Annual Meeting - Building & Sustaining An Ethical Future With Emerging Technology: 10-14 November 2018. S. Middleton, L. (ed.). Silver Spring Maryland USA: Association for Information Science and Technology, p. 420-423 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Agency in the archive: a model for participatory recordkeeping

Rolan, G., 1 Sep 2017, In : Archival Science. 17, 3, p. 195-225 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Critical approaches to archiving and recordkeeping in the continuum

Evans, J. E., McKemmish, S. M. & Rolan, G., 2017, In : Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies. 1, 2, p. 1-38 38 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Award for Best Research Paper

Greg Rolan (Recipient), Dec 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Emerald Literati Award

Greg Rolan (Recipient), Jul 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Mander Jones Award

Greg Rolan (Recipient), 25 Sep 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

The Archives & Manuscripts Emerging Writers Award

Greg Rolan (Recipient), Oct 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Vice-Chancellor's Commendation for Thesis Excellence

Greg Rolan (Recipient), Apr 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Submissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse: Australian government response to the redress related recommendations of the royal commission

Greg Rolan (Fellow), Joanne Elizabeth Evans (Fellow)
8 Oct 2018

Activity: External Academic EngagementSubmissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries