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Dr Marion Tan PhD

Lecturer

Doctoral Supervisor
School of Psychology

 

Marion is a lecturer at the Joint Centre for Disaster Research. She completed her PhD in Emergency Management with Massey University in 2020. Her research interest lies in enhancing resilience through understanding the intersection between human behaviour and technology during disasters.

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Professional

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2020)

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Supervisor, Massey University

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Marion's research work looks into enhancing resilience through understanding the intersections between human behaviour, technology, and disaster management. 

Thematics

Design – for Commerce, Community and Culture

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Business and Management (150300):
Cognitive Sciences (170200):
Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services (150000):
Computer Perception, Memory and Attention (170201):
Computer-Human Interaction (080602): Information And Computing Sciences (080000): Information Systems (080600):
Innovation and Technology Management (150307):
Psychology And Cognitive Sciences (170000):
Studies In Human Society (160000)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 3 4

Research Outputs

Journal

Chandrakumar, C., Tan, ML., Holden, C., Stephens, MT., & Prasanna, R. (2023). Performance analysis of P-wave detection algorithms for a community-engaged earthquake early warning system–a case study of the 2022 M5.8 Cook Strait earthquake. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics.
[Journal article]Authored by: Rahubadde Kankanamge, R., Tan, M.
Tan, ML., Vinnell, LJ., Valentin, APM., Prasanna, R., & Becker, JS. (2023). The public's perception of an earthquake early warning system: A study on factors influencing continuance intention. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 97
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Rahubadde Kankanamge, R., Tan, M., Vinnell, L.
Vinnell, LJ., Tan, ML., Prasanna, R., & Becker, JS. (2023). Knowledge, perceptions, and behavioral responses to earthquake early warning in Aotearoa New Zealand. Frontiers in Communication. 8
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Rahubadde Kankanamge, R., Tan, M., Vinnell, L.
Göber, M., Christel, I., Hoffmann, D., Mooney, CJ., Rodriguez, L., Becker, N., . . . Williams, H. (2023). Enhancing the Value of Weather and Climate Services in Society: Identified Gaps and Needs as Outcomes of the First WMO WWRP/SERA Weather and Society Conference. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 104(3), E645-E651
[Journal article]Authored by: Tan, M.
Huggins, TJ., Tan, ML., Kuo, Y-L., Prasanna, R., & Rea, DD. (2022). Online learning adoption by Chinese university students during the Covid-19 pandemic. Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies. 26(2), 147-157 Retrieved from https://www.massey.ac.nz/~trauma/issues/current.html
[Journal article]Authored by: Rahubadde Kankanamge, R., Tan, M.
Chandrakumar, C., Prasanna, R., Stephens, M., & Tan, ML. (2022). Earthquake early warning systems based on low-cost ground motion sensors: A systematic literature review. Frontiers in Sensors. 3, 1-16 Retrieved from https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fsens.2022.1020202/full
[Journal article]Authored by: Rahubadde Kankanamge, R., Tan, M.
Tan, ML., Hoffmann, D., Ebert, E., Cui, A., & Johnston, D. (2022). Exploring the potential role of citizen science in the warning value chain for high impact weather. Frontiers in Communication. 7
[Journal article]Authored by: Johnston, D., Tan, M.
Tan, ML., Becker, JS., Stock, K., Prasanna, R., Brown, A., Kenney, C., . . . Lambie, E. (2022). Understanding the social aspects of earthquake early warning: A literature review. Frontiers in Communication. 7
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Brown, A., Kenney, C., Rahubadde Kankanamge, R., Stock, K., Tan, M.Contributed to by: Brown, A.
Prasanna, R., Chandrakumar, C., Nandana, R., Holden, C., Punchihewa, A., Becker, JS., . . . Tan, ML. (2022). “Saving Precious Seconds”—A Novel Approach to Implementing a Low-Cost Earthquake Early Warning System with Node-Level Detection and Alert Generation. Informatics. 9(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Rahubadde Kankanamge, R., Tan, M.
Vinnell, LJ., Hudson-Doyle, EE., Inch, P., Tan, ML., Becker, JS., & Johnston, DM. (2022). Evacuation Behavior and Information Needs of Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand Residents Following the 5 March 2021 Mw 7.3 East Cape Earthquake. Seismological Research Letters. 93(3), 1452-1463
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Hudson-Doyle, E., Johnston, D., Tan, M., Vinnell, L.
Vinnell, LJ., Becker, JS., Scolobig, A., Johnston, DM., Tan, ML., & McLaren, L. (2021). Citizen science initiatives in high-impact weather and disaster risk reduction. Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies. 25(3), 55-60
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D., Tan, M., Vinnell, L.
Goded, T., Tan, ML., Becker, JS., Horspool, N., Canessa, S., Huso, R., . . . Johnston, DM. (2021). Using citizen data to understand earthquake impacts: Aotearoa New Zealand’s earthquake Felt Reports. Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies. 25(3), 61-78
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D., Tan, M.Contributed to by: Tan, M.
Huggins, TJ., Yang, L., Zhang, J., Tan, ML., & Prasanna, R. (2021). Psychological effects of dominant responses to early warning alerts. International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence. 12(3), 1-15
[Journal article]Authored by: Rahubadde Kankanamge, R., Tan, M.
Tan, ML., Prasanna, R., Stock, K., Doyle, EEH., Leonard, G., & Johnston, D. (2020). Usability factors influencing the continuance intention of disaster apps: A mixed-methods study. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 50
[Journal article]Authored by: Hudson-Doyle, E., Johnston, D., Rahubadde Kankanamge, R., Stock, K., Tan, M.
Tan, ML., Prasanna, R., Stock, K., Doyle, EEH., Leonard, G., & Johnston, D. (2020). Understanding end-users’ perspectives: Towards developing usability guidelines for disaster apps. Progress in Disaster Science. 7, Retrieved from https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2590061720300557/
[Journal article]Authored by: Johnston, D., Stock, K., Tan, M.
Becker, JS., Potter, SH., Prasanna, R., Tan, ML., Payne, BA., Holden, C., . . . Johnston, DM. (2020). Scoping the potential for earthquake early warning in Aotearoa New Zealand: A sectoral analysis of perceived benefits and challenges. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 51
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D., Rahubadde Kankanamge, R., Tan, M.
Tan, ML., Prasanna, R., Stock, K., Doyle, EEH., Leonard, G., & Johnston, D. (2020). Understanding end-users' perspectives: Towards developing usability guidelines for disaster apps. Progress in Disaster Science. 7
[Journal article]Authored by: Hudson-Doyle, E., Johnston, D., Rahubadde Kankanamge, R., Stock, K., Tan, M.
Tan, ML., Prasanna, R., Stock, K., Doyle, EEH., Leonard, G., & Johnston, D. (2020). Modified Usability Framework for Disaster Apps: A Qualitative Thematic Analysis of User Reviews. International Journal of Disaster Risk Science. 11(5), 615-629
[Journal article]Authored by: Hudson-Doyle, E., Johnston, D., Rahubadde Kankanamge, R., Stock, K., Tan, M.
Santiago, JSS., Manuela, WS., Tan, MLL., Saňez, SKB., & Tong, AZU. (2018). Agency-driven post-disaster recovery: A comparative study of three Typhoon Washi resettlement communities in the Philippines. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 27, 480-489
[Journal article]Authored by: Tan, M.
Gotangco, CK., Favis, AM., Guzman, MAL., Tan, ML., Quintana, C., & Josol, JC. (2017). A supply chain framework for characterizing indirect vulnerability. International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management. 9(2), 184-206
[Journal article]Authored by: Tan, M.
Tan, ML., Prasanna, R., Stock, K., Hudson-Doyle, E., Leonard, G., & Johnston, D. (2017). Mobile applications in crisis informatics literature: A systematic review. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 24, 297-311
[Journal article]Authored by: Hudson-Doyle, E., Johnston, D., Rahubadde Kankanamge, R., Stock, K., Tan, M.
Santiago, JSS., Manuela, WS., Tan, MLL., Sañez, SK., & Tong, AZU. (2016). Of timelines and timeliness: lessons from Typhoon Haiyan in early disaster response. Disasters. 40(4), 644-667
[Journal article]Authored by: Tan, M.

Book

Tan, ML., Brown, A., Stock, K., Becker, JS., Kenney, C., Lambie, E., . . . Prasanna, R. (2023). ‘Balancing human needs with technology’1—a design-led approach for exploring an earthquake early warning system in Aotearoa New Zealand. In Design for Emergency Management. (pp. 124 - 140).
[Chapter]Authored by: Becker, J., Brown, A., Kenney, C., Rahubadde Kankanamge, R., Tan, M.

Report

Tan, M., Leonard, G., & Johnston, D.(2021). Hawke's Bay Regional Alerting Systems Review. (Report No. 2021:4).
[Technical Report]Authored by: Johnston, D., Tan, M.

Conference

Chandrakumar, C., Prasanna, R., Stephens, M., Tan, ML., Holden, C., Punchihewa, A., . . . Ravishan, D. (2022). Algorithms for Detecting P-Waves and Earthquake Magnitude Estimation: Initial Literature Review Findings. Proceedings of the International ISCRAM Conference. Vol. 2022-November (pp. 138 - 155).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Becker, J., Rahubadde Kankanamge, R., Tan, M.
Tan, ML., Senaweera, O., Gunawardana, A., Rasith, M., Suaib, M., Shanthakumar, T., . . . Hisham, M. (2022). New Zealand COVID Tracer App: understanding usage and user sentiments. Proceedings of the International ISCRAM Conference. Vol. 2022-November (pp. 89 - 102).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Tan, M.
Tan, M., Prasanna, R., Becker, J., Brown, A., Kenney, C., Lambie, E., . . . De Alwis, D.Outlook for earthquake early warning for Aotearoa New Zealand: Insights from initiating a community-of-practice. . Christchurch
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Becker, J., Brown, A., Johnston, D., Kenney, C., Rahubadde Kankanamge, R., Stock, K., Tan, M.
Tan, ML., Harrison, S., Becker, JS., Doyle, EEH., & Prasanna, R. (2020). Research themes on warnings in information systems crisis management literature. Proceedings of the International ISCRAM Conference. Vol. 2020-May (pp. 1085 - 1099).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Becker, J., Hudson-Doyle, E., Rahubadde Kankanamge, R., Tan, M.
Tan, ML., Prasanna, R., Stock, K., Hudson-Doyle, E., Leonard, G., & Johnston, D.Enhancing the usability of a disaster app: Exploring the perspectives of the public as users. Proceedings of the International ISCRAM Conference. (pp. 876 - 886).
[Conference]Authored by: Hudson-Doyle, E., Johnston, D., Rahubadde Kankanamge, R., Stock, K., Tan, M.
Tan, M., Prasanna, R., Stock, K., Hudson-Doyle, E., Leonard, G., & Johnston, D. (2018). Usability Factors Affecting the Continuance Intention of Disaster Apps. ISCRAM Asia Pacific 2018: Innovating for Resilience.
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Hudson-Doyle, E., Johnston, D., Stock, K., Tan, M.

Other

Brown, A., Parkin, T., Tan, ML., Rahubadde Kankanamge, R., Becker, J., Stock, K., . . . Lambie, E. (2021). An earthquake early warning for Aotearoa New Zealand?.
[Internet publication]Authored by: Becker, J., Brown, A., Kenney, C., Parkin, T., Rahubadde Kankanamge, R., Stock, K., Tan, M.

Teaching and Supervision

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 4 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Simone Phillips - Doctor of Philosophy
    Designing a user-led framework for people-centred weather warnings in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Malintha Mahinda Kumarage - Doctor of Philosophy
    Artificial Intelligence Driven Impact-based Warning Applications for Natural Hazards - A Case of Severe Floods
  • Alfredo Jaramillo Velez - Doctor of Philosophy
    Using citizen science data as an approach to make low-cost and safe monitoring programmes in landslide zones: Cape Kidnappers and Taranaki North Cliffs case studies
  • Chanthujan Chandrakumar - Doctor of Philosophy
    An eco-system of low-cost ground motion sensors toward Earthquake Early Warning System using P-waves