Callum McWaters

    PhD Candidate (Under examination)

    Callum is a PhD candidate at the Queensland University of Technology, Digital Media Research Centre. Callum has a bachelor of business degree with a specialisation in marketing and a bachelor of media and communication with honours, both awarded by the Queensland University of Technology.  Callum is interested in media, politics, economics and the intersection of these three fields and is currently investigating the National Broadband Network (NBN) and the relationship between it and the creative economy, on site in one of the earliest infrastructure rollout locations.

    Thesis title: Digital transformation of regional economies: Townsville’s digital creative industries and the National Broadband Network

    • Principal supervisor: Dr Christina Spurgeon
    • Associate supervisor: Prof. Terry Flew