Posts for Caroline Keating

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ANNOUNCMENT: 2021/2022 The Arthur W. Page Centre Page/Johnson Legacy Scholar Grant

  Congratulations to Dr Jenny Hou on securing the 2021/2022 The Arthur W. Page Centre Page/Johnson Legacy Scholar Grant with Associate Professor Jane Johnston from The University of Queensland for their project titled “The road less travelled: Toward building an agent-based approach to ethics of care for public…

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Scholarship Opportunity: Advancing digital inclusion in low income Australian families

About the scholarship We are seeking a full-time, highly motivated PhD candidate to lead research into issues affecting digital inclusion in Australian families. About the project The PhD project will be affiliated with the Australian Research Council-funded Linkage project Advancing digital inclusion in low income Australian families…

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Scholarship Opportunity: Critical data studies in news and media (ADM+S)

  The ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society (ADM+S) is calling for expressions of interest for a PhD scholarship opportunity in its news and media focus area. The PhD researcher will be based in QUT’s Digital Media Research Centre, and will also collaborate closely with other partner institutions in ADM+S…

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ExecInsights Podcast – Jean Burgess on digital platforms and society

Professor Jean Burgess, Associate Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society speaks to Kate Joyner from QUTeX about how research is helping us understand the social implications of digital media technologies, platforms, and cultures. Kate and Jean also get heated about content moderation on social…

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ONLINE EVENT: Digital Inclusion and Participation – Keyword series – Forum #2 – ‘Empowerment’

Keyword series – Forum #2 – ‘Empowerment’ Each quarter, the DMRC’s Digital Inclusion and Participation program runs a seminar that involves and engages scholars and practitioners from within and external to QUT, including from inter-state and overseas. For each event we select a key word to inspire discussion and debate. Our second…

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NEWS ARTICLE: How local content rules on streamers could seriously backfire

This week, actors such as Simon Baker, Bryan Brown and Marta Dusseldorp were in Canberra. Their aim was to convince parliament to introduce rules requiring streaming services such as Netflix and Disney+ to spend 20% of their local revenue on new Australian drama, documentary and children’s content. Many of Australia’s film and television…

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Australian Media Literacy Research Symposium

Our lives are now so saturated with information and media that the ability to use media effectively is a pre-requisite for full participation in society. Media literacy refers to people’s ability to critically engage with information and media in all aspects of their life. At the heart of this critical engagement is the ability to…

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ANNOUNCEMENT: QS World University Rankings for Communication and Media Studies 2021

We are very happy to announce that QUT has retained it’s number 1 ranking in Australia and has improved one spot to 16 overall worldwide in the QS World University Rankings for Communication and Media Studies 2021. Congratulations to the School of Communication and the Digital Media Research Centre and everyone who has been involved in…

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DMRC Monthly Methods Workshop: Researching with children, young people and schools with Prof Michael Dezuanni

In this workshop, Prof Michael Dezuanni will address the challenges and opportunities of conducting research with children and young people. This will include a consideration of ethical research practices and working in home and school environments. Date:       27 April Time:      12.30 – 2.30pm RSVP:     Via Eventbrite  Location: KG…

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APPLICATIONS OPEN: Research Associate position

We are currently seeking a Research Associate to work in our world-leading Digital Media Research Centre. The role is within a project funded by QUT to develop and deploy a cutting-edge methodological framework and computational workflow to accurately detect and classify coordinated inauthentic behaviour that propagates disinformation…

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Scholarship Opportunity: PhD on Indigenous Screen Content

About the project This scholarship is open to candidates of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent. During the course of their PhD, the candidate will drive a research project that examines the diversity of screen content in Australia, with a particular focus on content that is produced by or represents First Nations people. The…

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PhD Scholarship Opportunity: Access to screen culture in an algorithmic age

About the project During the course of their PhD, the candidate will drive a research project that investigates how the use of algorithms in search and recommendation systems affect the discoverability of content, including: long tail and back catalogue content on subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) services internet platforms. The…

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