Creative problem solving

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Solving age-old problems and coming up with breakthrough innovations, sometimes simply starts with imagination. In this episode, you’ll meet researchers who have embraced inventiveness in their research practice to shake up the normal way of thinking. Find out how creativity and innovation co-exist in their research and how they use gaming, AI and design thinking to tackle some big challenges.



· Professor Scott Thompson-Whiteside, Executive Dean, Design and Creative Technology, Torrens University Australia & Dean, Media Design School, NZ

· Aslihan Tece Bayrak, Senior Lecturer, Media Design School, NZ

· Fawad Zaidi, Senior Learning Facilitator, Torrens University Australia


Host: Clement Paligaru

Produced by Written & Recorded


Executive Production: Serpil Senelmis & James Brandis

Research: Serpil Senelmis & Clement Paligaru

Writing/Interviewing: Serpil Senelmis

Sound Design/Engineering: James Brandis


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Research That Matters was recorded across Australia and New Zealand. Torrens University Australia acknowledges and pays respect to the past, present, and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of this nation and the continuation of cultural, spiritual, and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We also acknowledge Māori as tangata whenua and Treaty of Waitangi partners in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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