2025 DMRC Summer School

The 2025 DMRC Summer School will be held in the week commencing 3 February 2025 at QUT in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

We are planning an exciting, jam-packed program of inspiring and thought-provoking training by DMRC world-leading researchers, and interactive sessions showcasing digital humanities and social science research across key DMRC programs and projects.

We look forward to re-connecting again soon in 2025!

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Please see below for information on the previous DMRC Summer School:

2024 DMRC and ADM+S Summer School | 5 – 9 February 2024

This event is jointly hosted by the QUT Digital Media Research Centre (DMRC) and ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society (ADM+S). We are again showcasing both our Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove Campuses in Brisbane, Australia from Monday 5 February to Friday 9 February, 2024!

Join us for a week of inspiring and thought-provoking training by DMRC and ADM+S world-leading researchers. The Summer School focuses on theories, approaches and methods, STEM, automated decision-making and digital research skills and will allow you to build career long connections with digital media researchers from around the world.

About | The 2024 Summer School features interactive sessions showcasing digital humanities and social science research across key programs and projects within the DMRC and ADM+S. Researchers, students, and industry partners will share how they are confronting a range of Australian and global challenges in digital media industries and automated decision-making areas.

The Summer School promotes a culture of supportive research, and informed and stimulating engagement among researchers, students, and partners. This program offers opportunities for learning, networking and mentorship, and a great social program.

Program Outline | Find the full program here. Please note, the program will be updated as new speaker and session information is released.

Delegate EOI’s now closed | Delegate registrations closed on Wednesday 25th October.

Virtual Delegates | Our virtual delegates will be able to join via live stream on Tuesday 6 February and Wednesday 7 February. The sessions in room E550 will be live streamed to our virtual attendees, with the virtual program (with session links) distributed on 1 February.

Transport | QUT has a free intercampus bus that operates between the Kelvin Grove and Gardens Points campuses, roughly every 15 minutes. If you are not a QUT staff or student, please collect an intercampus bus pass.

If you are staying at the Quest Kelvin Grove, a bus pass will be available from an ADM+S staff member stationed at the bus stop on the corner of Musk Avenue and Carraway Street on the morning of Monday 5 February. Alternatively, you can collect a bus pass from the delegate registration desk when you arrive at the OJW Room on Gardens Point campus. See the bus timetable here.

At Kelvin Grove campus, the intercampus shuttle bus stops at:

At Gardens Point campus, the shuttle bus stops at:

  • Alice Street, stop 95A (close to the Albert Street intersection). Head uphill on Alice Street and turn left on George Street at Queensland Parliament House.

Note, the shuttle bus doesn’t stop between campuses.

If you are staying in the city, you can catch a Brisbane City Council bus number 66 from King George Square Bus Station to QUT Kelvin Grove Bus Station using a go card to attend the Tuesday to Friday sessions. Alternatively, you can collect a QUT intercampus shuttle bus pass on Monday from the registration desk. The Monday program will be held at the Gardens Point campus which is a short walk from Brisbane CBD hotels.

Wi-Fi | Delegates can access free Wi-Fi on campus by creating an account and verifying it using their personal email address, either while on campus or before they arrive.

To create an account, complete your details at the registration page. You’ll be sent a verification email to your email address provided. To access the Wi-Fi on-campus, select the ‘QUT Public Wi-Fi’ network on your device. In the pop-up login page, log in with your email and password. Once connected, you’ll be redirected to the QUT Public website and will have Internet access. If the pop-up login page doesn’t appear, open a web browser and go to the login page.

Capoeira | Participation in the Wednesday morning optional workshop ‘Introduction to Capoeira’ is limited to 50 people. Please register here to secure your place. This workshop will now be delivered in the Dance Studio, Z9 Block, Level 1, Room 140 at Kelvin Grove campus. Participants must not wear shoes in the dance studio.