Dave Parry

Dave Parry

Job Title

Senior Lecturer and Director AURA Lab


Originally from Wales, I've lived in New Zealand for the last 16 years. He started work as a Medical Physicist and moved across to software development for healthcare and non-healthcare applications. He worked at the Department of Information Science, University of Otago 1997-200 on the world's first online teaching course in health informatics. From 2000 he worked at AUT initially as a software developer and researcher in online learning and subsequently as an academic. in 2006 he spent three Months in Bhutan, working on a charity-funded project at the JDW national referral hospital. He also worked at the University of Portsmouth UK on their Telecare knowledge network project in 2006/7. Back in New Zealand I became director of the AUT RFID applications laboratory (AURA), and a senior research lecturer.

  • Health Informatics and eHealth
  • RFID and applications
  • Fuzzy Ontologies and the Semantic Web
  • Ubiquitous Computing and the developing world