Acting Centre Manager
Kate Murray is a communications professional and knowledge broker focused on research translation. She has a Bachelor of Communication from Griffith University and a long multimedia career of content creation, ghostwriting and journalism. She is a natural organiser and community leader with a passion for collaboration challenges such as those found in interdisciplinary, international, or interorganisational projects.
Kate joined the Centre's predecessor, Connected Cities Lab, in 2018 and is currently Acting Centre Manager overseeing operations. She builds on a career within the University of Melbourne that includes a role as Communications Officer with the Networked Society Institute. Kate works closely with the Centre Director to develop and coordinate research projects, activities and engagement that align with the Centre strategic objectives. She is also responsible for overseeing the daily administrative functions of the Centre and providing support and advice to a range of research projects and the wider Centre research community.