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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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AoIR 2019 Brisbane: 02 – 05 October

Conference registration is available here. The #AoIR2019 Conference Program is available here.  The Association of Internet Researchers is pleased to announce 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…

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Social Science in the Pub: Can we trust social media?

Three social media researchers will discuss the question of whether or not we can trust social media, in response to questions from leading international digital media scholar, Julian Sefton-Green. Join us for what promises to be a lively conversation! Ariadna Matamoros Fernández is a Lecturer at the School of Communication and member of…

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4th Annual Meeting of the Young Creative Connected (YCC) Research Network Seminar

We invite you to attend the 4th Annual Meeting of the Young Creative Connected (YCC) Research Network Seminar at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Queensland, September 30-October 1, 2019. We have scheduled this event to take place just before the 2019 Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) meetings to be held at…

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DMRC Fridays Seminar Series 2019 – September 13

Photo by Tracy Thomas on Unsplash We are pleased to provide details about the DMRC Fridays Seminar Series, Event 3. This is the third in our regular series of seminars in which DMRC researchers, HDR students and longer-term visitors may share their work with the DMRC community. These events are complemented by other ‘DMRC Fridays’ events…

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Social Media Analytics: Using Data to Understand Public Conversations

Learn how to use powerful digital tools to analyse conversations on Twitter. What are tweets and the cultural politics of Twitter? Learn to use TAGS and discuss the implications of accessing social media data. What are the pros and cons of analysing social media data in real time? Learn how to use Tableau to analyse data, identify…

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DMRC Fridays Seminar Series 2019 – July 12

Photo by Franki Chamaki on Unsplash   The second of our DMRC Fridays seminars for 2019 will take place on Friday July 12th from 1-3pm in Z9 607 (Kelvin Grove Campus). We hope as many of you as possible will be able to come along. — Playing with machines: Using machine learning to understand automated copyright enforcement at scale We…

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AAH Digital Media, Digital Methods and the Humanities Workshop – 13 November

The DMRC is partnering with the Australian Academy of the Humanities to host a special event for early career humanities researchers. The Digital Media, Digital Methods and the Humanities Workshop will be held on Wednesday 13 November 2019 at QUT’s Kelvin Grove campus in Brisbane. This interactive full day workshop will bring…

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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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