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ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society

QUT researchers will play a key role in a new $31.8 million ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society which will be headquartered at RMIT University and was announced yesterday by Federal Minister for Education Dan Tehan. It will investigate how rapidly emerging autonomous decision-making technologies, already…

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BBC Radio Interview: Dr Ariadna Matamoros-Fernández, OK hand emoji are added to the list of hate symbols

DMRC’s Dr Ariadna Matamoros-Fernández speaks to Dotun Adebayo from BBC Radio on the topic “OK hand emoji are added to the list of hate symbols” Listen to the full interview here 

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ARC Centre of Excellence for the Digital Child: Supporting children in the digital age

The QUT Digital Media Research Centre (DMRC) is delighted to be participating in the $34.9 million ARC Centre of Excellence for the Digital Child, announced by Minister for Education Dan Tehan yesterday. The Centre’s seven year, transdisciplinary research program will involve experts from education, health and digital and social…

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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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DMRC PhD candidate wins the 2019 QUT Three Minute Theses (3MT)

Bondy Kaye, a DMRC PhD candidate has won the 2019 QUT Three Minute Thesis (3MT) grand finals held at the Research Student Showcase on the 19 Sept for his thesis titled “Golden Pagodas and Platinum Albums: Investigating Copyright and Musical Artists in Myanmar”. Bondy will go onto represent QUT at the national finals. Congratulations…

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Industry Panel: The Future of Broadcasting in Australia

Associate Professor Kevin Sanson was recently part of a prestigious industry panel engaging in a discourse about the future for screen content makers in Australia.  The event run by Screen Producers Australia, was held ahead of the 61st TV Week Logie Awards, on the Gold Coast.   More information about the event can be found here  

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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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Upcoming visitors to the DMRC

Associate Professor Jacqueline Ryan Vickery 28 September – 08 October 2019 Dr. Jacqueline Ryan Vickery is Associate Professor of Media Arts at the University of North Texas and Director of Research for the Youth Media Lab, a unique collaboration between media researchers and producers that helps young people create more…

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ABC News Interview: Young Australians are not given opportunity to be heard in the news media

The DMRC Associate Director – Professor Michael Dezuanni spoke to Jacinta Parsons and Sami Shah from ABC News. Michael who along with Tanya Notley, authored the study, also found young people aged eight to 16 were ten times more likely to be seen rather than heard. A Qld University study into 276 news stories across eight national, state…

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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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