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2017 DMRC Annual Report now available

The DMRC’s annual report for the 2017 calendar year is now available. Completed just in time for our third anniversary, the report is packed with highlights of our projects and events, as well as an outline of how we’re sharpening our focus and aiming for greater societal impact and external engagement in 2018 and beyond. Download it

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New report highlights social impact of library-based early literacy programs

First 5 Forever is an early and family literacy initiative coordinated by State Library of Queensland (SLQ) and first implemented in 2015. It is delivered in partnership with local councils, the network of Queensland public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres, and other government and non-government agencies throughout Queensland….

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Digital Transactions in Asia – Registration is now open

The QUT Digital Media Research Centre and the Institute for the Advanced Study of the Humanities at the University of Queensland are proud to announce Digital Transactions in Asia, the second annual research symposium of the Digital Asia initiative. In contemporary Asia, the breathtaking rapidity and scale of digitisation is remaking…

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Watch: social media roundtable

Last week we held our second live-streamed roundtable on issues in social media research, as part of our free FutureLearn course Social Media Analytics. If you missed it, you can watch it below:

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At Home with Digital Media

At Home with Digital Media A symposium hosted by QUT Digital Media Research Centre (@qutdmrc) 2-3 November 2017 Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia http://research.qut.edu.au/dmrc/ At-Home-Program-FINAL Overview In Television: Technology and Cultural Form (1974), Raymond Williams coined the term ‘mobile…

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Augmented reality app to help people manage type 2 diabetes & high blood pressure

Augmented reality will be incorporated into a new customised app for people with high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes to improve their understanding of the multiple medications they must use to manage their condition. Under a Heart Foundation Vanguard Grant, GP and QUT research scholar, Dr Alireza Ahmadvand, is part of a…

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Digital Transactions in Asia – Call for Papers

Digital Transactions in Asia symposium – 8-10th August 2017, Brisbane, Australia Call for Papers The call for papers is closed – register now for the symposium and other public events The reconfiguration of social, cultural, economic and political relationships in parallel with the pervasive application of digital technologies has been…

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Upcoming Open Data courses

The DMRC is proud to be partnering with Open Data Institute Queensland to deliver two workshops as part of their 2017 training program. Analysing and Visualising Geospatial Data (Dr Peta Mitchell) – 26 May Spatial information, or geodata, is a rapidly growing subset of big data. This workshop will focus on the challenges and…

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Video: Roundtable on social media research

This roundtable was livestreamed to our Facebook page from the library at QUT Kelvin Grove on 16 March as part of the DMRC’s free online course Social Media Analytics: Using Data to Understand Public Conversations, currently in progress on the FutureLearn platform (but it will be run again later in the year). Appearing in the video (from…

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#AoIR2019 is coming to Brisbane

  The Association of Internet Researchers has announced Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia as the site of #AoIR2019. For only the second time in its history, the AoIR conference will cross the equator and be held in the southern hemisphere, returning to Brisbane and QUT where it was hosted in 2006. The DMRC will…

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