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Participants required for workshops on location-based digital media (Brisbane, Logan and Toowoomba)

The Digital Media, Location Awareness, and the Politics of Geodata project is an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project that investigates the ‘location awareness’ of Australian smartphone users: their understanding of the geodata they are creating and sharing, and how it is used, tracked, and valued by digital media…

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Reaching young men with sexual health information through digital media

A new report by DMRC researchers in collaboration with True Relationships and Reproductive Health and University of Technology Sydney shows that informative comedy videos shared on social media platforms like YouTube and Facebook are a good way to engage teenagers and young people with sexual health information. The report details the…

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DMRC welcomes Dr Frederic Guerrero-Solé

Frederic Guerrero-Solé is a lecturer and researcher at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona and will be visiting the DMRC until November 2017. Frederic is co-director of the MSc in Strategic Communication and Public Relations – a joint masters program with the University of Stirling.  His main research lines are social media, media…

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DMRC welcomes visiting researcher, Celina Lerner

Celina Lerner is a PhD candidate of Human and Social Sciences at Universidade Federal do ABC, Brazil.  She holds a master’s in sociology (2005) and bachelor’s in journalism (1998) from Universidade de São Paulo.  Celina has been working on TV and digital media since the 1990s and is an independent documentary filmmaker and teacher of…

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DMRC welcomes visiting scholar, David Craig, USC Annenberg

David is here during the month of July to further his collaboration with Stuart Cunningham on a forthcoming NYU Press book entitled Social Media Entertainment: An Industry at the Intersection of Hollywood and Silicon Valley. David Craig is a Clinical Assistant Professor at The University of Southern California‘s Annenberg School for

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King's College London @ the Digital Media Research Centre

  On Monday 22 May, Queensland University of Technology’s Digital Media Research Centre will host colleagues from King’s College London’s Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries to speak on the following topics: Mediopolis: London and the Making of a Global Media Capital with Paul McDonald ‘Be Brave, Be Bold’: Talking about…

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Research publication tackles working conditions in screen media

  Michael Curtin, University of California, Santa Barbara, and Kevin Sanson, Senior Lecturer and DMRC Chief Investigator, have published a collection of interviews with film and television workers drawn from an extensive global fieldwork project on working conditions in the screen industries. Rather than offer publicity-friendly…

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DMRC welcomes Prof Patricia Aufderheide

Professor Patricia Aufderheide is visiting DMRC during 2017 (Feb-June) as part of a Fulbright Senior Fellowship examining the lively, often contentious public debate around copyright reform.  Patricia is Professor of Communication Studies in the School of Communication at American University in Washington, D.C. Her research extends a…

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Annual Report 2016

We are delighted to announce that the DMRC Annual Report for 2016 is now available. This document gives full details of our projects, publications and activities in the Centre’s second year of operations. Download or view here

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DMRC Fridays

DMRC Fridays kick off this week! Over the course of this year, the DMRC will host over 20 digital methods workshops and research seminars, featuring our own researchers and colleagues from around the world. March 10 Michael Dezuanni DMRC – Workshop on understanding children and young people’s digital media use, including Minecraft and…

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The international Web Science conference

The international Web Science conference is coming to Australia: it will take place on 10-11 April at ANU, Canberra. DMRC researcher Prof. Axel Bruns will be one of the speakers in its #braveconversations segment.  Find out more here.