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DMRC researchers participate in the launch of €1.2m international social media project

DMRC researchers Jean Burgess and Axel Bruns have participated in the launch of the EU-funded RISE SMA – Social Media Analytics for Society and Crisis Communication project at the University of Essen-Duisburg in April. The RISE_SMA consortium is an international group of universities looking to address critical questions relating to the…

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Are Facebook, Google, and Amazon the Future of Media? – public lecture recording now available

On Thursday 4 April, the DMRC’s new Capacity Building Professor, Amanda Lotz, presented a public lecture entitled Are Facebook, Google, and Amazon the Future of Media? The lines between ‘tech’ and media industries have grown blurry and we are increasingly uncertain about their role in everyday life. Fifty-two percent of Australians…

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Mapping location-aware mobile dating practices in Sydney – 17 May

Please join us for this visiting scholar seminar on Friday 17 May at 2.00pm at QUT Kelvin Grove. Love knows no bounds…except for postcodes and sexual racism: Mapping location-aware mobile dating practices in Sydney Race matters within contemporary dating and partner seeking, where inequalities of intimacy are now entangled with…

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Geo locative audio storytelling – from the UK frontlines – 17 May

As digital technology enables us to move in and out of audio on location, producers and artists are responding to the new ‘storied space’ in a variety of ways. Join Hamish Sewell, independent audio storyteller, podcaster and founder of the geo locative project, Soundtrails (http://soundtrails.com.au/), as he discusses his latest study…

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DMRC Member Jenny Hou awarded a 2019 Legacy Scholar Grant

One of our newest DMRC members, Dr Jenny Hou, has just been awarded a 2019 Legacy Scholar Grant by The Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication. The Arthur W. Page Center at the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications at Penn State awards grants of $500 to $15,000 each to support scholars and professionals…

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Are Facebook, Google, and Amazon the Future of Media? 4 April at Kelvin Grove

CHASS, QUT Digital Media Research Centre and QUT Creative Industries present HASS Stars Public Lecture delivered by Professor Amanda Lotz on Thursday 4 April from 5.30pm. Are Facebook, Google, and Amazon the Future of Media? The lines between ‘tech’ and media industries have grown blurry and we are increasingly uncertain about their…

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DMRC and the School of Communication recognised as world leaders

QUT has been recognised in a new international ranking as the top university in Australia, and 16th in the world, in communication and media studies. In the latest QS Rankings, QUT has jumped 15 places up the rankings for communication and media studies. It is now four places ahead of the University of Sydney which is the only other…

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Trends in education and research in the Creative Industries

Twenty years after the Creative Industries Mapping Documents were released by the Department for Digital Culture Media and Sport, QUT researchers discussed trends and future growth in the industry from the world’s first university with a dedicated Creative Industries Faculty. You can view the presentations by Distinguished Professor…

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CreateX 2018

CreateX is back for 2018 with another immersive festival of performances, exhibitions, fashion shows, screenings and panel discussions. Held at the Creative Industries Precinct, Kelvin Grove from 13-17 November, this event is presented by QUT Creative Industries and is a collaboration between QUT’s emerging creatives, researchers and…

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New Staff at the QUT School of Communication/DMRC

The School of Communication/DMRC welcome new staff appointments in 2019. Amanda Lotz – Capacity Building Professor. Amanda is currently a professor in the Departments of Communication Studies and Screen Arts and Cultures at the University of Michigan. She earned a Ph.D. in Radio-Television-Film and certificate in women’s studies from the…

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