Personal profile


Dr Julie Fisher is an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University.  Julie's primary research interests focus on gender and IT and usability specifically in relation to interface design.  Julie also has a research interest in health specifically as it relates to internet based information provision.  She has worked with a wide range of industry and community groups. These include schools, UNICEF Pacific, Monash Medical and Deaf Children Australia


  • information systems
  • gender and IT
  • Information Technology
  • Health information systems
  • Usability
  • Interface Design
  • HCI

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Projects 2004 2014

Research Output 1998 2016

Digitals Divas: Putting the Wow into Computing for Girls

Fisher, J., Lang, C., Craig, A., Forgasz, H. & McLeod, A. 2016 Clayton VIC Australia: Monash University Publishing. 200 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook

A design science exploration of a visual-spatial learning system with feedback

Ellis, K. A., Fisher, J. L., Willoughby, L. J. V. & Barca, J. C. 2015 Proceedings of the 26th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2015). Burstein, F., Scheepers, H. & Deegan, G. (eds.). Adelaide SA Australia: Australasian Conference on Information Systems, p. 1 - 13 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewConference Paper

Errors and feedback in the beginner Auslan classroom

Willoughby, L. J. V., Linder, S., Ellis, K. A. & Fisher, J. L. 2015 In : Sign Language Studies. 15, 3, p. 322 - 347 26 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

If girls aren't interested in computing can we change their minds?

Fisher, J. L., Lang, C., Craig, A. & Forgasz, H. J. 2015 ECIS 2015 Proceedings. Becker, J., vom Brocke, J. & de Marco, M. (eds.). Atlanta GA USA: Association for Information Systems, p. 1 - 14 14 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewConference Paper


Leonie Warne Prize

Helen Jara Forgasz (Recipient), Julie Lynette Fisher (Recipient), Catherine Lang (Recipient) & Annemieke Craig (Recipient), 6 Dec 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Activities 2014 2016

  • 2 Editorial responsibility
  • 1 Contribution to conference

Australasian Conference on Information Systems 2016

Fisher, J. L. (Organiser)
4 Dec 20167 Dec 2016

Activity: Contribution to conference

Information Systems Journal (Journal)

Fisher, J. L. (Editor in chief)
1 Jan 2015

Activity: Editorial responsibility

Australasian Journal of Information Systems (Journal)

Fisher, J. L. (Editor in chief)
1 Jun 2014

Activity: Editorial responsibility

Press / Media

Digital Divas Club: a New Revolution

Julie Lynette Fisher


1 media contribution

Press / Media: Research

1 way to help girls gain confidence in IT

Julie Lynette Fisher


1 media contribution

Press / Media: Expert Comment

Digital Divas

Julie Lynette Fisher


1 media contribution

Press / Media: Expert Comment

‘Digital Divas’ gets girls tech savvy

Julie Lynette Fisher


1 media contribution

Press / Media: Expert Comment

Girls gain confidence with IT when boys aren’t around

Julie Lynette Fisher


1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Other