Dr Geoffrey Skinner

Senior Lecturer

School of Design Communication and IT (Information Technology)

Career Summary

Biography

Research Expertise

Active Video Games, Exertainment, eHealth and Active Living Technologies

Information, Data and Cyber Security

eLearning and Edutainment


Qualifications

  • PhD, Curtin University of Technology
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Eng)(Honours), University of Newcastle
  • Graduate Certificate Practice of Tertiary Teaching, University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • Collaborative Environments
  • Data Security
  • Database
  • Information Privacy
  • Privacy
  • Security
  • Software Development

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
080303 Computer System Security 40
111711 Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance) 40
130199 Education Systems not elsewhere classified 20

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Senior Lecturer University of Newcastle
School of Design Communication and IT
Australia

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
3/01/2011 - 31/12/2040 Senior Lecturer - Head of IT Discipline

MIT Convener (2009-2013)

NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY
Australia
18/09/2006 - 31/12/2010 Lecturer NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY
Information Technology
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Chapter (2 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2010 Lutton E, Regan BG, Skinner GD, 'RFID deployment: Supply chain case study', RFID and Sensor Networks: Architectures, Protocols, Security and Integrations, CRC Press, Boca Raton 169-197 (2010) [B1]
Co-authors Brian Regan
2009 Skinner G, 'A Projection of the Future Effects of Quantum Computation on Information Privacy', Techniques and Applications for Advanced Information Privacy and Security: Emerging Organizational, Ethical, and Human Issues, IGI Global, The United States of America 138-147 (2009)
DOI 10.4018/978-1-60566-210-7

Journal article (30 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2015 Fasihuddin H, Skinner G, 'An Analysis of Students¿ Perspectives on the Usage of Knowledge Maps in Open Learning Environments', GSTF Journal on Education, 2 (2015)
DOI 10.5176/2345-7163_2.2.53
2015 Fasihuddin H, Skinner G, Athauda R, 'Knowledge Maps in Open Learning Environments: An Evaluation from Learners¿ Perspectives', Journal of Information Technology and Application in Education, 5 18-29 (2015)
Co-authors Rukshan Athauda
2015 Babic MJ, Morgan PJ, Plotnikoff RC, Lonsdale C, Eather N, Skinner G, et al., 'Rationale and study protocol for 'Switch-off 4 Healthy Minds' (S4HM): A cluster randomized controlled trial to reduce recreational screen time in adolescents', Contemporary Clinical Trials, 40 150-158 (2015)

Introduction: Excessive recreational screen time (i.e., screen use for entertainment) is a global public health issue associated with adverse mental and physical health outcomes. ... [more]

Introduction: Excessive recreational screen time (i.e., screen use for entertainment) is a global public health issue associated with adverse mental and physical health outcomes. Considering the growing popularity of screen-based recreation in adolescents, there is a need to identify effective strategies for reducing screen time among adolescents. The aim of this paper is to report the rationale and study protocol for the 'Switch-off 4 Healthy Minds' (S4HM) study, an intervention designed to reduce recreational screen time among adolescents. Methods: The S4HM intervention will be evaluated using a cluster randomized controlled trial in eight secondary schools (. N=. 322 students) in New South Wales, Australia. The 6-month multi-component intervention will encourage adolescents to manage their recreational screen time using a range of evidence-based strategies. The intervention is grounded in Self-Determination Theory (SDT) and includes the following components: an interactive seminar for students, eHealth messaging, behavioral contract and parental newsletters. All outcomes will be assessed at baseline and at 6-months (i.e., immediate post-test). The primary outcome is recreational screen time measured by the Adolescent Sedentary Activity Questionnaire (ASAQ). Secondary outcomes include: self-reported psychological well-being, psychological distress, global physical self-concept, resilience, pathological video gaming and aggression, and objectively measured physical activity (accelerometry) and body mass index (BMI). Hypothesized mediators of behavior change will also be explored. Discussion: The S4HM study will involve the evaluation of an innovative, theory-driven, multi-component intervention that targets students and their parents and is designed to reduce recreational screen time in adolescents. The intervention has been designed for scalability and dissemination across Australian secondary schools.

DOI 10.1016/j.cct.2014.12.001
Co-authors David Lubans, Philip Morgan, Ron Plotnikoff, Narelle Eather, Amanda Baker
2015 Skinner GD, Skinner G, Srijan T, 'Review of Social Media Management Tools and Related Literature', International Journal of Advanced Trends in Computer Applications, 2 89-99 (2015)
2015 Altamimi R, Skinner G, Nesbitt K, 'A Position Paper on Managing Youth Screen Time versus Physical Activity', GSTF Journal on Computing (JoC), 4 10-16 (2015)
DOI 10.5176/2251-3043_4.2.316
Co-authors Keith Nesbitt
2014 Smith JJ, Morgan PJ, Plotnikoff RC, Dally KA, Salmon J, Okely AD, et al., 'Rationale and study protocol for the 'Active Teen Leaders Avoiding Screen-time' (ATLAS) group randomized controlled trial: An obesity prevention intervention for adolescent boys from schools in low-income communities', Contemporary Clinical Trials, 37 106-119 (2014) [C3]

Introduction: The negative consequences of unhealthy weight gain and the high likelihood of pediatric obesity tracking into adulthood highlight the importance of targeting youth w... [more]

Introduction: The negative consequences of unhealthy weight gain and the high likelihood of pediatric obesity tracking into adulthood highlight the importance of targeting youth who are 'at risk' of obesity. The aim of this paper is to report the rationale and study protocol for the 'Active Teen Leaders Avoiding Screen-time' (ATLAS) obesity prevention intervention for adolescent boys living in low-income communities. Methods/design: The ATLAS intervention will be evaluated using a cluster randomized controlled trial in 14 secondary schools in the state of New South Wales (NSW), Australia (2012 to 2014). ATLAS is an 8-month multi-component, school-based program informed by self-determination theory and social cognitive theory. The intervention consists of teacher professional development, enhanced school-sport sessions, researcher-led seminars, lunch-time physical activity mentoring sessions, pedometers for self-monitoring, provision of equipment to schools, parental newsletters, and a smartphone application and website. Assessments were conducted at baseline and will be completed again at 9- and 18-months from baseline. Primary outcomes are body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference. Secondary outcomes include BMI z-scores, body fat (bioelectrical impedance analysis), physical activity (accelerometers), muscular fitness (grip strength and push-ups), screen-time, sugar-sweetened beverage consumption, resistance training skill competency, daytime sleepiness, subjective well-being, physical self-perception, pathological video gaming, and aggression. Hypothesized mediators of behavior change will also be explored. Discussion: ATLAS is an innovative school-based intervention designed to improve the health behaviors and related outcomes of adolescent males in low-income communities. © 2013 Elsevier Inc.

DOI 10.1016/j.cct.2013.11.008
Citations Scopus - 6Web of Science - 5
Co-authors Philip Morgan, Kerry Dally, Ron Plotnikoff, David Lubans
2014 Lubans DR, Smith JJ, Skinner G, Morgan PJ, 'Development and implementation of a smartphone application to promote physical activity and reduce screen-time in adolescent boys.', Front Public Health, 2 42 (2014) [C1]
DOI 10.3389/fpubh.2014.00042
Co-authors David Lubans, Philip Morgan
2013 Fasihuddin H, Skinner G, Athauda RI, 'Boosting the Opportunities of Open Learning (MOOCs) through Learning Theories', GSTF Journal on Computing, 3 (2013) [C1]
Co-authors Rukshan Athauda
2013 Altamimi R, Skinner G, Nesbitt KV, 'FITTER - A Framework for Integrating Activity Tracking Technologies into Electric Recreation for Children and Adolescents', International Journal of Medical, Pharmaceutical Science and Engineering, 7 299-308 (2013) [C2]
Co-authors Keith Nesbitt
2013 Pranata I, Athauda RI, Skinner GD, 'Modeling Decentralized Reputation-Based Trust for Initial Transactions in Digital Environments', ACM Transactions on Internet Technology, 12 8:1-8:35 (2013) [C1]
DOI 10.1145/2461321.2461323
Citations Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1
Co-authors Ilung Pranata, Rukshan Athauda
2013 Pranata I, Athauda R, Skinner G, 'Determining trustworthiness and quality of mobile applications', Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, 65 LNICST 192-206 (2013) [C1]

The growth of "smart" mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, has been exponential over the past few years. Such growth was mainly attributed to the development of mobile... [more]

The growth of "smart" mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, has been exponential over the past few years. Such growth was mainly attributed to the development of mobile applications. To date, mobile applications have been increasingly used to improve our productivity and also to provide the entertainment contents. However, with a huge number of mobile applications that appear in the application stores; in particular those that provide similar functionalities, users are often confused with the selection of trustworthy and high quality mobile applications. At the current state, there is a limited research embarked to provide solutions for measuring the trustworthiness of mobile applications prior to download. Thus, the aims of this paper are to review the current research in this area and to discuss several issues in measuring the trustworthiness of mobile applications. In addition, this paper also proposes MobilTrust, a similarity trust measurement method to solve the identified issues. © 2013 ICST Institute for Computer Science, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering.

DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-36660-4_14
Co-authors Rukshan Athauda, Ilung Pranata
2012 Pranata I, Skinner GD, Athauda RI, 'A holistic review on trust and reputation management systems for digital environments', International Journal of Computer and Information Technology, 1 44-53 (2012) [C1]
Co-authors Rukshan Athauda, Ilung Pranata
2012 Altamimi RIA, Skinner GD, 'A survey of active video game literature', International Journal of Computer and Information Technology, 1 20-35 (2012) [C1]
2012 Pranata I, Skinner GD, Athauda RI, 'A distributed secure mechanism for resource protection in a digital ecosystem environment', Journal of Information Security, 3 25-38 (2012) [C1]
Co-authors Ilung Pranata, Rukshan Athauda
2012 Pranata I, Skinner GD, Athauda RI, 'A flexible authentication and authorisation mechanism for securing transactions in digital ecosystem', International Journal on Internet and Distributed Computing Systems, 2 87-101 (2012) [C1]
Co-authors Ilung Pranata, Rukshan Athauda
2010 Alkhalifah A, Skinner GD, 'Enhanced knowledge based authentication using iterative session parameters', Proceedings of World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 71 293-299 (2010) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 1
2010 Skinner GD, 'Information and innovation management within information technology enterprises', Proceedings of World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 71 300-311 (2010) [C1]
2010 Skinner GD, 'The I-CAN tool and managing information and communication technology (ICT) innovation in Australia', Innovative Studies: International Journal (ISIJ), 1 1-18 (2010) [C1]
2009 Pranata I, Skinner GD, 'Digital ecosystem access control management', WSEAS Transactions on Information Science and Applications, 6 926-935 (2009) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 4
Co-authors Ilung Pranata
2009 Skinner GD, 'A study into fostering entrepreneurship in information communication technology (ICT)', International Journal of Computers and Communications, 4 108-116 (2009) [C1]
2009 Skinner G, Chang E, 'A projection of the future effects of quantum computation on information privacy 138-147 (2009)

Many of the current issues with Information Privacy have been the result of inadequate consideration for privacy during the planning, design and implementation of Information Syst... [more]

Many of the current issues with Information Privacy have been the result of inadequate consideration for privacy during the planning, design and implementation of Information Systems and communication networks. The area of Quantum Computation is still in its infancy, and a truly functional quantum computer has not been implemented. However, it is anticipated that within the next decade it may be feasible. This presents a unique opportunity to give due consideration to Information Privacy in the realm of future quantum computational devices and environments while they are still in their infancy. This chapter provides an overview of the key Information Privacy issues that the authors feel may arise with the evolution and realization of quantum computation. Additionally they propose an integrated approach of technical, legal and social elements to address these issues. © 2009, IGI Global.

DOI 10.4018/978-1-60566-210-7.ch009
2008 Skinner GD, 'Making a CASE for PACE: Components of the Combined Authentication Scheme Encapsulation for a Privacy Augmented Collaborative Environment', WSEAS Transactions on Computers, 7 630-639 (2008) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 3
2008 Skinner G, 'Making a CASE for PACE: Components of the combined authentication scheme encapsulation for a privacy augmented collaborative environment', Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on Security and Management, SAM 2008, 106-112 (2008)

The uptake and utility of digital collaboration's continues to grow as organizations are realizing the diverse range of benefits they provide to not only their organization as a w... [more]

The uptake and utility of digital collaboration's continues to grow as organizations are realizing the diverse range of benefits they provide to not only their organization as a whole but also to individual employees. However, like many information and communication technologies the implementation push often overshadows a proper evaluation of data security and information privacy risks that may be inherent with the technology. This paper details our ongoing research for addressing a number of authentication and personal entity identification issues encountered in digital collaborative architectures. We propose an authentication framework that uniquely combines both traditional and biometric methods of authentication with an additional novel audiovisual method of authentication. Further, the CASE (Combined Authentication Scheme Encapsulation) methodology provides an intuitive privacy protecting visual representation of a member entity's authentication methods, which is accessible by other member entities for help in assessing the risk of sharing 'sensitive' data with other collaboration entities.

Citations Scopus - 1
2007 Skinner GD, 'Multi-dimensional privacy protection for digital collaborations', International Journal of Security, 1 22-31 (2007) [C1]
2006 Skinner GD, Han S, Chang E, 'An information privacy taxonomy for collaborative environments', Information Management and Computer Security, 14 382-394 (2006) [C1]
DOI 10.1108/09685220610690835
Citations Scopus - 7
2006 Skinner GD, Han S, Chang E, 'Shield privacy: a conceptual framework for information privacy and data access controls', W S E A S Transactions on Information Science and Applications, 6 1375-1382 (2006) [C1]
2006 Skinner GD, Miller M, Chang E, 'Managing privacy, trust, sercurity and context relationships using weighted graph representations', W S E A S Transactions on Information Science and Applications, 3 283-290 (2006) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 3
Co-authors Mirka Miller
2006 Skinner GD, Han S, Chang E, 'A Taxomy for Information Privacy in Virtual Collaborations', WSEAS Transactions on Information Science and Applications, 3 1108-1116 (2006) [C1]
2004 Skinner G, Chang E, McMahon M, Aisbett J, Miller M, 'Shield privacy hippocratic security method for virtual community', IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference), 1 472-479 (2004)

Pearlman et al defines a virtual community as a large, multi-institutional group of individuals who use a set of rules, a policy, to specify how to share their resources. With suc... [more]

Pearlman et al defines a virtual community as a large, multi-institutional group of individuals who use a set of rules, a policy, to specify how to share their resources. With such a large collection of data stores in these resources, each of which could be data mined to different degrees, the privacy of each of the individuals needs to be protected. Within a virtual community, especially one also used to facilitate knowledge discovery, there are a number of privacy issues that must be addressed and resolved in ways other than through privacy laws and policies alone. This is due to the fact that, as to date, these laws have proved mainly ineffective and there is an ever growing concern by individuals about their privacy. Web surveys have identified that 82% of users have said improved privacy policies and methods would matter in web environments. Agarwal highlights the fact that a secure collaborative environment, such as a virtual community, needs to provide authentication, authorization, privacy and data integrity. In this paper, we identify the technology issues, followed by the presentation of our proposed solution. We provide a conceptual framework of the Hippocratic Security Method to provide information security for shield privacy in virtual communities and we describe the architecture and design of the proposed solution. We outline the implementation, testing and evaluation strategies of our solutions. The proposed solution shall monitor the use of personal information as it is passed around the virtual community and protected information paths, data at rest, database and information resources through the use of the hippocratic database principle to enforce hippocratic security policies and procedures together with privacy preserving data mining method for excellent information security in a virtual community environment. © 2004 IEEE.

DOI 10.1109/IECON.2004.1433355
Co-authors Mirka Miller
Skinner G, Chang E, 'A Projection of the Future Effects of Quantum Computation on Information Privacy', International Journal of Information Security and Privacy, 1 1-12
DOI 10.4018/jisp.2007070101
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Conference (56 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2015 Altamimi R, Skinner G, Nesbitt K, 'A Position Paper Managing Youth Screen Time versus Physical Activity - Encouraging Active Living in a Technological Focussed Generation', Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health, Lisbon, Portugal (2015)
Co-authors Keith Nesbitt
2015 Fasihuddin H, Skinner G, Athauda R, 'A Framework to Personalise Open Learning Environments by Adapting to Learning Styles', Proceedings of the 7th International Conference in Computer Supported Education, Portugal (2015)
Co-authors Rukshan Athauda
2014 Pranata I, Altamimi R, Skinner G, 'Exertainment: Designing Active Video Games to Get Youth Moving', Proceedings of the International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2014, Hong Kong (2014) [E1]
Co-authors Ilung Pranata
2014 Fasihuddin H, Skinner G, Athauda R, 'Personalizing Open Learning Environments through the Adaptation to Learning Styles', The 9th International Conference on Information Technology and Applications (ICITA 2014), Sydney (2014) [E1]
Co-authors Rukshan Athauda
2014 Altamimi R, Skinner G, Nesbitt K, 'Pitfalls and Promises of Exergaming and Activity Monitoring Technologies', The 9th International Conference on Information Technology and Applications (ICITA2014), Sydney, Australia (2014) [E1]
Co-authors Keith Nesbitt
2014 Altamimi R, Nesbitt K, Skinner G, 'Overview of the MySteps ICT Framework', IE2014 Proceedings of the 2014 Conference on Interactive Entertainment, University of Newcastle, Australia (2014) [E1]
DOI 10.1145/2677758.2677786
Co-authors Keith Nesbitt
2014 Fasihuddin H, Skinner G, Athauda R, 'Towards an Adaptive Model to Personalise Open Learning Environments using Learning Styles', Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Information & Communication Technology and Systems, Surabaya, Indonesia (2014) [E1]
Co-authors Rukshan Athauda
2014 Altamimi R, Skinner G, Nesbitt K, 'A Focused Review and Initial Conceptual Design for Merging Exergame and Activity Monitoring Technologies', ENTERTAINMENT COMPUTING - ICEC 2014, Sydney, AUSTRALIA (2014) [E1]
Co-authors Keith Nesbitt
2014 Pranata I, Altamimi R, Skinner G, 'An Adaptive Framework Allowing Active Video Games to Address Child Obesity', 7th Annual International Conference on Computer Games, Multimedia and Allied Technology 2014, Singapore (2014) [E1]
DOI 10.5176/2251-1679_CGAT14.16
Co-authors Ilung Pranata
2014 Pranata I, Skinner, 'A security extension for securing the feedback & rating values in TIDE framework', 2014 IEEE International Conference on Information, Communication Technology and System (ICTS), Surabaya, Indonesia (2014) [E1]
Co-authors Ilung Pranata
2013 Skinner GD, Altamimi R, 'Active video games (AVG) for promoting E-health initiatives - integration of contemporary information and communication technologies (ICT)', International Conference on Internet Studies: NETS2013, Hong Kong (2013)
2013 Fasihuddin HA, Skinner G, Athauda RI, Pranata I, 'Insights into the use of Knowledge Maps in Online Learning Environments: A Pilot Study', International Conference on Technical Education (ICTechEd), Bangkok, Thailand (2013) [E2]
Co-authors Rukshan Athauda, Ilung Pranata
2013 Pranata I, Skinner G, Athauda R, 'A survey on the usability and effectiveness of web-based trust rating systems', 2013 IEEE/ACIS 12th International Conference on Computer and Information Science, ICIS 2013 - Proceedings, Niigata (2013) [E1]
DOI 10.1109/ICIS.2013.6607882
Co-authors Ilung Pranata, Rukshan Athauda
2012 Fasihuddin HAA, Skinner GD, Athauda RI, 'Open learning sky: A conceptual framework for a cloud based open elearning environment', Proceedings of IASTED International Conference Engineering and Applied Science (EAS 2012), Colombo, Sri Lanka (2012) [E1]
Co-authors Rukshan Athauda
2012 Pranata I, Athauda RI, Skinner GD, 'Securing and governing access in ad-hoc networks of internet of things', Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference Engineering and Applied Science (EAS 2012), Colombo, Sri Lanka (2012) [E1]
Citations Scopus - 1
Co-authors Ilung Pranata, Rukshan Athauda
2012 Fasihuddin HAA, Skinner GD, Athauda RI, 'A holistic review of cloud-based e-learning system', IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering (TALE) 2012, Hong Kong (2012) [E1]
Co-authors Rukshan Athauda
2012 Fasihuddin HAA, Skinner GD, Athauda RI, 'A theoretical framework for healthcare innovation management using wiki based Digital Ecosystem', Advanced Materials Research, Chengdu, China (2012) [E1]
DOI 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.463-464.811
Co-authors Rukshan Athauda
2012 Fasihuddin HAA, Skinner GD, Athauda RI, 'A review of contemporary cloud based e-learning intitiatives', IADIS International Conference on Internet Technologies & Society 2012, Perth, Australia (2012) [E1]
Co-authors Rukshan Athauda
2012 Pranata I, Skinner GD, Athauda RI, 'Architecture implementation for applying trust in digital environments (TIDE)', Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on Internet Technologies & Society 2012, Perth, Australia (2012) [E1]
Co-authors Ilung Pranata, Rukshan Athauda
2012 Rezaei A, Skinner GD, 'A survey of game based mobile learning: The impact of motion sensing technologies on elearning', Proceedings 3rd Annual International Conference on Computer Science Education: Innovation & Technology (CSEIT 2012) and Software Engineering & Applications (SEA 2012), Singapore (2012) [E1]
2012 Fasihuddin HAA, Skinner GD, Athauda RI, 'Taking elearning to the cloud - CALC: A framework for collaborative learning in the cloud (CALC)', 3rd Annual International Conference on Computer Science Education: Innovation and Technology, Singapore (2012) [E1]
Co-authors Rukshan Athauda
2011 Pranata I, Skinner GD, Athauda RI, 'A survey on the security requirements for a successful adoption of Digital Ecosystem environment', Proceedings of the 2nd Annual International Conference on Network Technologies & Communications (NTC 2011), Singapore (2011) [E1]
DOI 10.5176/2251-2233_its11
Co-authors Ilung Pranata, Rukshan Athauda
2011 Fasihuddin HAA, Skinner GD, 'Knowledge management of healthcare innovation using digital ecosystem technology', Proceedings of the 2nd Annual International Conference on Network Technologies & Communications (NTC 2011), Singapore (2011) [E1]
2011 Pranata I, Skinner GD, Athauda RI, 'TIDE: Measuring and evaluating trustworthiness and credibility of enterprises in Digital Ecosystem', MEDES '11 Proceedings of the International Conference on Management of Emergent Digital EcoSystems, San Francisco, CA (2011) [E1]
DOI 10.1145/2077489.2077492
Citations Scopus - 1
Co-authors Ilung Pranata, Rukshan Athauda
2011 Pranata I, Skinner GD, Athauda RI, 'A distributed mechanism for secure collaboration in Digital Ecosystems', MEDES '11 Proceedings of the International Conference on Management of Emergent Digital EcoSystems, San Francisco, CA (2011) [E1]
DOI 10.1145/2077489.2077495
Co-authors Ilung Pranata, Rukshan Athauda
2011 Pranata I, Skinner GD, Athauda RI, 'A community based authentication and authorisation mechanism for digital ecosystem', Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies, Daejeon, Korea (2011) [E1]
DOI 10.1109/dest.2011.5936618
Co-authors Ilung Pranata, Rukshan Athauda
2011 Pranata I, Skinner GD, Athauda RI, 'Distributed mechanism for protecting resources in a newly emerged digital ecosystem technology', Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing. 11th International Conference, ICA300 2011, Melbourne, Australia, October 24-26, 2011, Proceedings, Part II, Melbourne, Vic (2011) [E1]
DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-24669-2_17
Co-authors Rukshan Athauda, Ilung Pranata
2011 Pranata I, Skinner GD, Athauda RI, 'A distributed community approach for protecting resources in Digital Ecosystem', 2011 International Conference on Advanced Computer Science and Information Systems (Proceedings), Jakarta, Indonesia (2011) [E1]
Citations Scopus - 1
Co-authors Rukshan Athauda, Ilung Pranata
2010 Lutton E, Regan BG, Skinner GD, 'Moving eHealth from interoperability to an internet of patients', 2010 National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing: "Getting the Right Skill Mix". Abstracts & Proceedings, Newcastle, NSW (2010) [E3]
Co-authors Brian Regan
2009 Lutton E, Regan BG, Skinner GD, 'RFID authentication of academic transcripts: In the context of a RFID rationale and deployment methodology', Proceedings Fourth International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications, ICSNC 2009, Porto, Portugal (2009) [E1]
DOI 10.1109/icsnc.2009.87
Co-authors Brian Regan
2009 Pranata I, Skinner GD, 'Managing enterprise authentication and authorization permissions in digital ecosystem', IEEE-DEST 2009: Third IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies, Istanbul, Turkey (2009) [E1]
DOI 10.1109/DEST.2009.5276783
Citations Scopus - 2
Co-authors Ilung Pranata
2009 Pranata I, Skinner GD, 'Managing information access controls in digital ecosystems environments', Recent Advances in Automation & Information: Proceedings of the 10th WSEAS International Conference on Automation and Information (ICAI'09), Prague, Czech Republic (2009) [E1]
Co-authors Ilung Pranata
2009 Lutton E, Regan BG, Skinner GD, 'Patient identification within a healthcare system: The role of radio frequency identification and bar code technologies', Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Mathematical Methods and Computational Techniques in Electrical Engineering (MMACTEE '09), Athens, Greece (2009) [E1]
Co-authors Brian Regan
2009 Skinner GD, 'Cyber security management of access controls in digital ecosystems and distributed environments', The 6th International Confernce on Information Technology and Applications, ICITA 2009, Hanoi, Vietnam (2009) [E1]
Citations Scopus - 2
2008 Lutton E, Skinner G, Regan B, 'RFID Rationale and Deployment Methodology', PROCEEDINGS OF THE 8TH WSEAS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON APPLIED COMPUTER SCIENCE (ACS'08), Venice, ITALY (2008) [E1]
Citations Web of Science - 4
2008 Skinner GD, 'Addressing data security issues in digital collaborations with a combined authentication scheme encapsulation (CASE)', ICE 2008: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Concurrent Enterprising, Lisbon, Portugal (2008) [E1]
2008 Athauda RI, Skinner GD, Regan BG, 'A methodology to minimise excessively permissive security configurations', Recent Advances in Applied Computer Science: Proceedings of the 8th WSEAS International Conference on Applied Computer Science (ACS' 08), Venice, Italy (2008) [E1]
Citations Web of Science - 1
Co-authors Brian Regan, Rukshan Athauda
2008 Skinner GD, 'Investigation of technology-based entrepreneurship and issues with ICT innovation in Australia', Computational Methods and Intelligent Systems: Proceedings of the 10th WSEAS International Conference on Mathematical Methods and Computational Techniques in Electrical Engineering (MMACTEE '08), Sofia, Bulgaria (2008) [E1]
2008 Skinner GD, 'Security for a privacy augmented collaborative environment with a combined authentication scheme encapsulation', Computational Methods and Applied Computing: Proceedings of the Applied Computing Conference (ACC '08), Istanbul, Turkey (2008) [E1]
2007 Skinner G, 'The TLC-PP framework for delivering a Privacy Augmented Collaborative Environment (PACE)', Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing, CollaborateCom 2007, White Plains, NY (2007) [E1]
DOI 10.1109/COLCOM.2007.4553844
Citations Scopus - 2
2007 Skinner GD, 'A privacy augmented collaborative environment (PACE)', Computer Science Challenges. Proceedings of the 7th WSEAS International Conference on Applied Computer Science (ACS'07), Venice, Italy (2007) [E1]
2007 Skinner GD, Skinner G, 'An Environmentally Adaptive Conceptual Framework for Addressing Information Privacy Issues in Digital Ecosystems', Digital EcoSystems and Technologies Conference, 2007. DEST '07., Cairns (2007)
DOI 10.1109/DEST.2007.371988
2006 Skinner GD, Skinner G, 'Defining and Protecting Meta Privacy: A New Conceptual Framework Within Information Privacy', Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Data Engineering Workshops, Atlanta USA (2006)
DOI 10.1109/ICDEW.2006.46
2006 Skinner GD, Skinner G, 'New Framework for Authentication and Authorization for e-Health Service Systems', IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology, 2006. ICIT 2006., Mumbai, India (2006)
DOI 10.1109/ICIT.2006.372724
2006 Skinner GD, Skinner G, 'Integration of Situational and Reward Elements for Fair Privacy Principles and Preferences (F3P)', IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology, 2006. ICIT 2006., Mumbai, India (2006)
DOI 10.1109/ICIT.2006.372721
2006 Skinner GD, Skinner G, 'A framework of authentication and authorization for e-health services', Proceedings of the 3rd ACM workshop on Secure web services SWS '06, Alexandria, VA, USA (2006)
DOI 10.1145/1180367.1180387
2006 Skinner GD, Skinner G, 'A conceptual framework for information security and privac', ACOS'06 Proceedings of the 5th WSEAS international conference on Applied computer science, Hangzhou, China (2006)
2006 Skinner GD, Skinner G, 'An introduction to a taxonomy of information privacy in collaborative environments', ACOS'06 Proceedings of the 5th WSEAS international conference on Applied computer science, Hangzhou, China (2006)
2006 Skinner GD, Skinner G, Skinner G, 'Fair Privacy Principles and Preferences (F3P) - Evaluating Context Based Privacy Preferences', Proceedings of the 10th WSEAS International Conference on COMPUTERS, Athens, Greece (2006)
2006 Skinner GD, Skinner G, 'The computational view of information privacy enhancing technologies', Proceedings of International Conference on Legal, Security and Privacy Issues in IT (LSPI), Hamburg Germany (2006)
2005 Skinner GD, 'A framework of privacy shield in organizational information systems', In proceedings of International Conference on Mobile Business, Sydney, Australia (2005)
DOI 10.1109/ICMB.2005.4
2005 Skinner GD, Skinner G, 'Dynamic user reconfigurable privacy and trust settings for collaborative industrial environments', Proceedings of 3rd IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics, Perth, Australia (2005)
DOI 10.1109/INDIN.2005.1560469
2005 Skinner GD, Skinner G, 'PP-SDLC The Privacy Protecting Systems Development Life Cycle', Proceedings of IPSI-2005 FRANCE, Carcassonne, France (2005)
2005 Skinner GD, Skinner G, 'Graph Representation of Access Controls for Managing Privacy, Trust and Security Requirements', Proceedings of 4th WSEAS International Conference on Information Security, Communications and Computers, Tenerife, Spain (2005)
2005 Skinner GD, Skinner G, 'A New Conceptual Framework Within Information Privacy: Meta Privacy', In Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security, Xi'an, China (2005)
DOI 10.1007/11596981_8
2004 Skinner GD, 'Raising Information System User Privacy Awareness', Proceedings of Australian Health Informatics AHI2004, Newcastle (2004)
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 9
Total funding $481,021

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20154 grants / $439,220

SMS4Dads – a project to develop and pilot a smartphone-based messaging service (SMS) for new fathers offering fathering information, mood assessment and support$300,000

Funding body: Beyond Blue Ltd

Funding body Beyond Blue Ltd
Project Team Doctor Richard Fletcher, Doctor Frances Kay-Lambkin, Doctor Geoffrey Skinner, Professor Brian Kelly
Scheme Research Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2015
GNo G1401458
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Supporting young Aboriginal men in their transition to fathering through a user developed website$99,270

Funding body: Young and Well CRC

Funding body Young and Well CRC
Project Team Doctor Richard Fletcher, Professor Brian Kelly, Doctor Josephine Gwynn, Doctor Tonelle Handley, Ms Nicole Turner, Doctor Geoffrey Skinner, Ms Lisa Shipley, Professor David Perkins
Scheme Research Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2015
GNo G1401077
Type Of Funding CRC - Cooperative Research Centre
Category 4CRC
UON Y

The HEY MAN pilot study: using eHealth to enhance your mental health, physical activity and nutrition in young men$25,000

Grant Number G1401510 - This record will need to be deleted when the details are fixed in RIMS

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI)

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI)
Project Team
Scheme Unknown
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2015
GNo
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON N

Assessing mobile phone access to child development, parenting and mental health information for young Aboriginal fathers$14,950

Using Information and Communication Technologies to provide health services.

Funding body: Mid North Coast Local Health District

Funding body Mid North Coast Local Health District
Project Team
Scheme Research and Quality Improvement Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2016
GNo
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - State
Category 2OPS
UON N

20141 grants / $25,000

Evaluation of a multi-component intervention to reduce screen-time in adolescents: The ‘Stand Up for Healthy Minds’ study$25,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Professor David Lubans, Professor Ronald Plotnikoff, Professor Philip Morgan, Professor Amanda Baker, Doctor Geoffrey Skinner, Doctor Narelle Eather
Scheme Project Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1301432
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

20132 grants / $9,601

Pilot study on virtual cloud environments for delivery of adaptive pre-course content related knowledge modules$7,601

Grant added manually as it was not in RIMS

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Centre for teaching & Learning (CTL)

Funding body University of Newcastle - Centre for teaching & Learning (CTL)
Project Team
Scheme Faculty Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2013
Funding Finish 2013
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

Faculty PVC Conference Assistance Grant 2013$2,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Science & IT

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Science & IT
Project Team Doctor Geoffrey Skinner
Scheme PVC Conference Assistance Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2013
Funding Finish 2013
GNo G1401169
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20082 grants / $7,200

Design and development of authentication and visualisation tools for data security and information privacy management in digital collaborative environments$5,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Doctor Geoffrey Skinner
Scheme Early Career Researcher Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2008
GNo G0187204
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

American Computing Conference (ACC2008), MIT University, Boston, United States, 21/4/2008 - 24/4/2008$1,700

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Doctor Geoffrey Skinner
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2008
GNo G0188715
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y
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Research Supervision

Current Supervision

Commenced Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2012 Design and Development of Engaging Active Video Games (AVG) to Combat Childhood Obesity
Information Technology, Faculty of Science and Information Technology
Principal Supervisor
2011 An Investigation on Employing Cloud Computing Capabilities to Build an Open, Adaptive E-Learning Environment
Information Technology, Faculty of Science and Information Technology
Principal Supervisor

Past Supervision

Year Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2014 Architecture for Security and Trust in Digital Environments (SecuTIDE)
Information Technology, Faculty of Science and Information Technology
Principal Supervisor
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Dr Geoffrey Skinner

Position

Senior Lecturer
School of Design Communication and IT
Faculty of Science and Information Technology

Focus area

Information Technology

Contact Details

Email geoff.skinner@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4985 4512
Fax (02) 4921 5896

Office

Room ICT3.13
Building ICT Building
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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