Queensland University of Technology
Agri-intelligence in cotton production systems
Session 10c iFarm – the role of data & digital
Thursday August 09 at 11:15 am
Kate Devitt is a philosopher and cognitive scientist researching and building ethical and engaging decision support systems for adoption. She is currently a postdoctoral researcher in cognitive decision science on a Cotton Research and Development Corporation project ‘Agri-Intelligence in Cotton Production Systems’. She is also a Research Associate for the Faculty of Law and School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences in the Faculty of Science and Technology. Her research includes: barriers to the adoption of digital agricultural technologies; the trustworthiness of autonomous systems; and the impact of agricultural robots on human rights. Her teams have built a decision support tool prototype for integrated weeding management to reduce herbicide resistance and an stakeholder engagement platform for collective and evidence-based decision making.