Research Students

Research Students

  • Lucinda Nelson

    PhD Candidate

  • Mubarak Abdulla Alkebaisi (Alkubaisi)

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Internet distributed television and the disruption of the business dynamics of cultural goods in the Arabian States of the Gulf

  • Abdul Aziz

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Rohingya diaspora: Negotiating identity and integration in the digital age

  • Alia Azmi

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - The role of The Conversation Indonesia in communicating scientific knowledge: Indonesia's digital debates on sexual violence

  • Anand Badola

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Rethinking the Public Sphere in India: Analysing the Discursive Dynamics in Social Media

  • Louisa Bartolo

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - You might like this, but at what cost? Considering the social responsibilities of digital platforms' recommender systems

  • Michael Bromage

    PhD Candidate l Thesis - A critical evaluation of the Collaborative City system: A co-design approach between community, business, and government.

  • Dominique Carlon

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - The life stories of bots in Reddit’s platform culture

  • Kunal Chand

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Unveiling the Artificial Intelligence “Black Box”: A study into how artificial intelligence systems profile users based on their data and how these systems work.

  • Tegan Cohen

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - The Datafied Polity: Voter Privacy in the Context of Political Campaigning

  • Sarah Collier

    MPhil Student | Thesis - A critical examination of the current workplace systems and culture in the Australian Visual Effects (VFX) Industry through the lens of its labour force

  • Rene Cornish

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Dismissal for Social Media Misconduct in the Global South

  • Souleymane Coulibaly

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Developing digital inclusion for better health outcomes within African migrant and refugee communities in Australia

  • Dan Dai

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Comparative analysis of COVID-19 misinformation and hate speech on Chinese Weibo and the Australian Twittersphere

  • Claire Darling

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Remaking authority: A critical exploration of established and emergent digital news organisations and their news-making practices in a post-truth era

  • Sean Di Lizio

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Imaginary containers and imaginary coins: e-publishing using smart contracts

  • Nick Dowse

    PhD Candidate l Judicial artificial intelligence in the pursuit of better access to justice and improved quality in judicial decision-making

  • Oliver Eklund

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - The Regulatory Gap: Local Content Regulation on Australian Television and the Navigation of Disruptive Distribution

  • Mohammed Foysal Chowdhury

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Global Streaming Services Re-shaping the Television and Film Industry of Bangladesh

  • Diana Girle

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - The legal implications of Australian workers wearing wearable and mobile technologies at work

  • Lisa Harrison

    DCI Candidate | Thesis - What makes an influencer? Personal branding strategies of successful social media users

  • Shubhangi Heda

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Evolving Media Environment in Repressive Regimes: Cultural , Social and Political Implication of Internet Distributed Television

  • Aimee Hourigan

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Emerging digital technologies for international development: New digital inclusion agendas

  • Yuan Jiang

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Framing the Belt & Road Initiative: Chinese public diplomacy and Australian media narratives from 2013 to 2020

  • Donald Johannessen

    PhD Candidate l Thesis - The Changing Landscape of Indigenous Media and Screen Culture

  • Nadia Jude

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - ‘Have we reached tipping point?’ Determining if, who, when, where and how official actors should respond to online misinformation and disinformation.

  • Kateryna Kasianenko

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Cosmopolitanism and Transnationalism of Digital Publics

  • Samantha Kies-Ryan

    DCI Candidate | Thesis - Exploring the potential for storytelling as a way of culturally mapping water resources in the Solomon Islands

  • Katrin Langton

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - A walk-through of infant feeding apps: understanding the construct of contemporary parenthood

  • Dennis Leeftink

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - No tool is a box: Unpacking embedded knowledge to chart digital methods, tools and workflows

  • Haili Li

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Queer diaspora and digital intimacy: Chinese queer women's practices for using Rela and HER in Australia

  • Xuan Li

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Food porn or food saving? Investigating the role of TikTok in reducing food waste in Australia

  • Gisella Lopes Gomes Pinto Ferreira

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Digital dating abuse among teenagers in the Global-South: victimisation experiences of Brasilians and Australians

  • Phoebe Matich

    PhD Candidate l Thesis - Discourses of fake news: constructions of truth, reality, and fakeness in Australian news media

  • Maxwell Melit

    MPhil Student | Thesis - Value perception and consumption habits of online news amongst young Australian adults during and after the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Gabriela Monteiro Lunardi

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Exploring the 'Brazilian-ness' of Brazilian YouTube

  • Zin Mar Myint

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Peace journalism and conflict reporting practices in Myanmar

  • Ashwin Nagappa

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Becoming DTube: The biography of a decentralised video streaming platform

  • Daniel Pearson

    PhD Candidate l Thought leadership reimagined

  • Bikalpa Rajbhandari

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Data Portability Rights in Australian Digital Agriculture: Improving Data Governance for Sustainable Agriculture

  • Robert Rattle

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Negotiating privacy and trust in the geoaware smart city

  • Sam Regi

    MPhil Student - Impacts of Process Journalism with marginalised communities: Amplifying the voices of the Royal Commission into Aged Care

  • Aleesha Rodriguez

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - A controversy analysis of Tesla’s (big) battery in Australia

  • Sahana Sarkar

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Women’s Experiences and Responses to Cyber-Violence in India and Australia

  • Amy Schoonens

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - The Online Book Consumption Practices of Teen Readers: Mapping the Digital Ecology of Teen Reading

  • Dr Tariq Segal

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - My digital ‘friend’: Design considerations when deploying chatbots in trusted companionship roles

  • Yu Shan

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Virtual reality content and business models in China's creative industries

  • Hira Sheikh

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Smart Urban Governance for More-than-Human Future(s)

  • Rhyle Simcock

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Explaining Automated Decision-Making: Enhancing algorithmic transparency in machine learning systems used in public sector decision-making

  • Godwin Simon

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Digital Nollywood: Implications of digital distribution for the Nigerian video industry

  • Arjun Srinivas

    PhD Candidate l Thesis - Algorithmic amplification of polarization on YouTube - A network analysis approach to studying YouTube’s recommendation algorithm

  • Jessica Thiel

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Open Publishing and the Value of Access

  • Luke Troynar

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Decoding the Political Ideology of Internet Meme Subcultures Using Pragmasemiotic Methods

  • Kirsty Unger

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - The automation of decision making in revenue administration: The complexity of the legal issues in an administrative law framework

  • Brydon Wang

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Machine superintendence: Automating contract administrative functions and the role of the trusted intermediary in Australian standard form construction contracts

  • Yi Wang

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - A Comparative Analysis Between Shenzhen and Brisbane Through Triple Helix Framework

  • Xiaoting Yu

    PhD Candidate | Thesis - Inclusive Creativity: Wanghong and the Chinese Social Media Entertainment Industry

  • Erika Verkaaik

    PhD Candidate l Thesis - Examining the sustainability of non-commercial game development practices

  • Guangnan Zhu

    PhD Candidate l Thesis - A novel framework for detecting and analysing coordinated inauthentic behaviour using multimodal data