Doctor Liam Magee

Doctor Liam Magee

Senior Research Fellow,
Institute for Culture and Society

Senior Research Fellow,
Institute for Culture and Society

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhD RMIT University

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Institute for Culture and Society
  • Institute for Culture and Society

Contact

Email: L.Magee@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9685 9790
Mobile: 0399252637
Location: EM.G.26
Parramatta
Website:

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Publications

Books

  • Magee, L. (2016), 'Interwoven Cities', : Palgrave 9781137546159.
  • James, P., Magee, L., Scerri, A. and Steger, M. (2015), 'Urban Sustainability in Theory and Practice: Circles of Sustainability', : Routledge 9781138025721.
  • Cope, B., Kalantzis, M. and Magee, L. (2011), 'Towards A Semantic Web: Connecting Knowledge in Academic Research', : Chandos 9781843346012.

Chapters in Books

  • Magee, L., Third, A. and Sweeting, D. (2019), 'Rapid development and the child's future right to the city', Children's Rights and Sustainable Development: Interpreting the UNCRC for Future Generations, Cambridge University Press 9781107193024.
  • James, P. and Magee, L. (2016), 'Domains of sustainability', Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance, Springer 9783319318165.
  • Magee, L. and Rossiter, N. (2015), 'Service orientations : data, institutions, labor ', There Is No Software, There Are Just Services, Meson Press 9783957960559.
  • Magee, L. (2011), 'Frameworks for knowledge representation', Towards A Semantic Web: Connecting Knowledge in Academic Research, Chandos 9781843346012.
  • Magee, L. (2011), 'The meaning of meaning : alternative disciplinary perspectives', Towards A Semantic Web: Connecting Knowledge in Academic Research, Chandos 9781843346012.
  • Magee, L. (2011), 'An historical introduction to formal knowledge systems', Towards A Semantic Web: Connecting Knowledge in Academic Research, Chandos 9781843346012.
  • Magee, L. (2011), 'Contemporary dilemmas : tables versus webs', Towards A Semantic Web: Connecting Knowledge in Academic Research, Chandos 9781843346012.
  • Magee, L. (2011), 'Upper-level ontologies', Upper-level ontologies, Chandos 9781843346012.
  • Magee, L. (2011), 'Describing knowledge domains : a case study of biological ontologies', Towards A Semantic Web: Connecting Knowledge in Academic Research, Chandos 9781843346012.
  • Magee, L. (2011), 'On commensurability', Towards A Semantic Web: Connecting Knowledge in Academic Research, Chandos 9781843346012.
  • Magee, L. (2011), 'A framework for commensurability', Towards A Semantic Web: Connecting Knowledge in Academic Research, Chandos 9781843346012.

Journal Articles

  • Swist, T. and Magee, L. (2019), 'Assemblages of altruism in urban service delivery : seamful designs and cities', Journal of Urban Affairs, vol 41, no 5 , pp 618 - 629.
  • Soldatic, K., Magee, L. and Robertson, S. (2019), 'Temporal negotiations of social inclusion : temporality, mobility, and encounter in disabled people's lifeworlds : commentary on "Using the concept of encounter" (Bigby & Wiesel, 2018)', Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, vol 6, no 1 , pp 52 - 57.
  • Munn, L., Hristova, T. and Magee, L. (2019), '[In Press] Clouded data : privacy and the promise of encryption', Big Data and Society, .
  • Handmer, J., Ladds, M. and Magee, L. (2018), 'Updating the costs of disasters in Australia', Australian Journal of Emergency Management, vol 33, no 2 , pp 40 - 46.
  • Magee, L., Kearney, E., Bellerose, D., Collin, P., Crabtree, L., Humphry, J., James, P., Notley, T., Sharma, A., Third, A. and Yorke, S. (2018), '[In Press] Addressing a volatile subject : adaptive measurement of Australian digital capacities', Information, Communication and Society, .
  • Ladds, M., Keating, A., Handmer, J. and Magee, L. (2017), 'How much do disasters cost? : a comparison of disaster cost estimates in Australia', International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, vol 21 , pp 419 - 429.
  • Moreno Pires, S., Magee, L. and Holden, M. (2017), 'Learning from community indicators movements : towards a citizen-powered urban data revolution', Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space, vol 35, no 7 , pp 1304 - 1323.
  • Stevenson, D. and Magee, L. (2017), 'Art and space : creative infrastructure and cultural capital in Sydney, Australia', Journal of Sociology, vol 53, no 4 , pp 839 - 861.
  • Swist, T., Magee, L., Phuong, J. and Sweeting, D. (2017), 'The labour of communicating publics : participatory platforms, socio-technical intermediaries and pluralistic expertise', Communication and the Public, vol 2, no 3 , pp 210 - 225.
  • Swist, T. and Magee, L. (2017), 'Academic publishing and its digital binds : beyond the paywall towards ethical executions of code', Culture Unbound, vol 9, no 3 , pp 240 - 259.
  • Laidlaw, J. and Magee, L. (2016), 'Towards urban food sovereignty : the trials and tribulations of community-based aquaponics enterprises in Milwaukee and Melbourne', Local Environment, vol 21, no 5 , pp 573 - 590.
  • Magee, L., Handmer, J., Neale, T. and Ladds, M. (2016), 'Locating the intangible : integrating a sense of place into cost estimations of natural disasters', Geoforum, vol 77 , pp 61 - 72.
  • Hickmott, S., Magee, L., Thom, J. and Padgham, L. (2015), 'An agent-oriented approach to holistic sustainability reporting', International Journal of Agent-Oriented Software Engineering, vol 5, no 1 .
  • Magee, L. and Thom, J. (2014), 'What's in a WordTM? : when one electronic document format standard is not enough', Information Technology and People, vol 27, no 4 , pp 482 - 511.
  • Alahmari, F., Thom, J. and Magee, L. (2014), 'A model for ranking entity attributes using DBpedia', Aslib Journal of Information Management, vol 66, no 5 , pp 473 - 493.
  • Magee, L., Scerri, A., James, P., Thom, J., Padgham, L., Hickmott, S., Deng, H. and Cahill, F. (2013), 'Reframing social sustainability reporting : towards an engaged approach', Environment, Development and Sustainability, vol 15, no 1 , pp 25 - 43.
  • Magee, L., Scerri, A. and James, P. (2012), 'Measuring social sustainability : a community-centred approach', Applied Research in Quality of Life, vol 7, no 3 , pp 239 - 261.
  • Magee, L. and Scerri, A. (2012), 'From issues to indicators : developing robust community sustainability measures', Local Environment, vol 17, no 8 , pp 915 - 933.
  • Scerri, A. and Magee, L. (2012), 'Green householders, stakeholder citizenship and sustainability', Environmental Politics, vol 21, no 3 , pp 387 - 411.
  • Magee, L. (2010), 'A framework for assessing commensurability of semantic web ontologies', Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management, vol 8, no 1 , pp 91 - 101.

Conference Papers

  • Magee, L., Richardson, A. and Pepperell, N. (2016), 'The lucky country vs. a fierce planet : gamification and simulation as tools for teaching complex social theories of sustainability', Australian Sociological Association. Conference, Melbourne, Vic..
  • Ghahremanlou, L., Magee, L. and Thom, J. (2016), 'Using ontology design patterns to represent sustainability indicator sets', International Experiences and Directions Workshop on OWL, Bologna, Italy.
  • Alahmari, F. and Magee, L. (2015), 'Linked data and entity search : a brief history and some ways ahead', Australasian Web Conference , Parramatta, N.S.W..
  • Richardson, A., Magee, L. and Pepperell, N. (2015), 'Fierce planet : sustainability learning through gaming and simulation', Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability. Conference, Geelong, Vic..
  • Magee, L., Kooy, J. and Lansley, D. (2013), 'From dormitory to business zone? : a case study of issue-based aid in Orlando East', People and the Planet Conference, Melbourne, Vic..
  • Cahill, F., Ryan, E., Magee, L. and James, P. (2013), 'When public participation meets resettlement : the Vila Chocolat?o experience in Porto Alegre, Brazil', People and the Planet Conference, Melbourne, Vic..
  • Alahmari, F., Thom, J., Magee, L. and Wong, W. (2012), 'Evaluating semantic browsers for consuming linked data', Australasian Database Conference, Melbourne, Vic..
  • Ghahremanloo, L., Thom, J. and Magee, L. (2012), 'An ontology derived from heterogeneous sustainability indicator set documents', Australasian Document Computing Symposium, Dunedin, N.Z..
  • Magee, L. (2012), 'Simulating a "Fierce Planet" : a web-based agent platform and sustainability game', Spring Simulation Multiconference, Orlando, Fla..
  • Hickmott, S., Magee, L., Thom, J. and Padgham, L. (2012), 'An adaptive system for proactively supporting sustainability goals', International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, Valencia, Spain.

Other Publications

  • 2019, 'Antarctic Futures', Recorded Work
  • 2019, 'The New Privacy: Emerging Standards for Cloud-Based Security', Research Report
  • 2018, 'Circles of Social Life, Liverpool: Settling Strangers; Supporting Disability Needs', Research Report
  • 2018, 'Planning Cultural Creation and Production in Sydney: A Venue and Infrastructure Needs Analysis', Research Report
  • 2018, 'Cultural Creation and Production in the Inner West LGA: A Case-Study Needs Analysis', Research Report
  • 2017, 'Gen nbn: 2020 and Beyond: The Future of a Connected Australia', Research Report
  • 2016, 'Mapping Culture: Venues & Infrastructure in the City of Sydney', Research Report

Current Projects

Title: Antarctic Cities and the Global Commons: Rethinking the Gateways
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
  • University of Tasmania
  • Hobart City Council
  • Department of State Growth
  • Christchurch City Council
  • Universidad de Magallanes
  • Instituto Antartico Chileno
  • University of Canterbury
Western Researchers: Juan Francisco Salazar Sutil, Paul James and Liam Magee
Years: 2016-12-16 - 2020-12-31
ID: P00023079

Previous Projects

Title: Clouded Data: Technologies and policies for balancing information privacy and use
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Liam Magee, Ned Rossiter, Brett Neilson, Teresa Swist and Tsvetelina Hristova
Years: 2018-07-01 - 2018-09-30
ID: P00025111
Title: Digital Capacity Index: Measuring the Digital Capacity of Australian Families
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
  • Google Australia Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Amanda Third, Paul James, Philippa Collin, Liam Magee, Tanya Notley and Louise Crabtree
Years: 2015-10-15 - 2016-10-14
ID: P00022941
Title: Young and Resilient Living Lab Foundation Project
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
  • Google Australia Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Amanda Third, Philippa Collin, Liam Magee, Tanya Notley, Louise Crabtree, Katrina Sandbach, Michelle Catanzaro, Peter Bansel, Nida Denson and Milissa Deitz
Years: 2016-12-05 - 2018-06-30
ID: P00023561
Title: LMRC-Circles of Social Life in Liverpool
Funder:
  • Community Migrant Resource Centre
Western Researchers: Karen Soldatic, Liam Magee and Paul James
Years: 2017-01-23 - 2017-06-30
ID: P00024240
Title: Kolorob Evaluation Project for Save the Children Bangladesh
Funder:
  • Save The Children Bangladesh
Western Researchers: Liam Magee and Teresa Swist
Years: 2017-02-03 - 2017-08-14
ID: P00024244
Title: City of Sydney Cultural Venues and Infrastructure Mapping
Funder:
  • City of Sydney Council
Western Researchers:
Years: 2016-05-17 - 2016-08-29
ID: P00024381
Title: City of Sydney Venues and Infrastructure study
Funder:
  • City of Sydney Council
Western Researchers:
Years: 2017-04-28 - 2017-11-30
ID: P00024380
Title: One Green Bean project for NBN Co
Funder:
  • One Green Bean Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Glenn Stone, Brett Neilson, Liam Magee and Paul James
Years: 2016-11-08 - 2017-07-10
ID: P00024284

Supervision

Current Supervision

Thesis Title: Ownership and Concentration within the Australian Wheat Supply Chain: What motivates Australian wheat industry companies to engage in horizontal and vertical integration, and how is this changing the level of concentration within the wheat supply chain?
Field of Research:

Previous Supervision

Thesis Title: Public Diplomacy and Social Media Listening: Examining the practices of Australia and Italy.
Field of Research: Communication And Media Studies; Communication And Media Studies Nec; Political Science And Policy Studies; Sociology
Thesis Title: Mapping Google Maps: Critiquing an Ideological Vision of the World
Field of Research: Society And Culture Not Elsewhere Classified; Communication And Media Studies; Human Geography; Mapping Science; Communications Technologies

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