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Visitor Seminar, 25 July: Warzones as Content, Gaza as Template: Navigating the Media Spaces of Palestinian Trauma, Resistance, and Imagination

This talk will explore media spaces in and around Gaza. Our first focus will be on social media platforms, where warzonestransform into content and creators immerse themselves in the online mediatization of daily atrocities. Utilizingframeworks of platform vernaculars and visibility, we will explore how creators navigate their trauma…

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Post-event: "Is This Thing On?" Large Language Models and the Cultural Risks of Bad Jokes

On June 25th, the Digital Media Research Centre and the GenAI Lab hosted scholars Prof. Aram Sinnreich and A/Prof Victoria Simon for an engaging seminar titled “Is This Thing On? Large Language Models (LLMs) and the Cultural Risks of Bad Jokes.” Organized and chaired by Dr. Ariadna Matamoros-Fernández, whose DECRA project examines the…

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Come study with us! PhD Scholarship applications extended

We have extended the deadline for one of the recently advertised PhD opportunities with us and are now looking for someone to start in January/February 2025.  The deadline to apply is 31 August 2024. The  student would be well supported in the technical aspects through excellent supervision from Dr Aaron Snoswell and Distinguished…

The Prosocial Ranking Challenge
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GenAI Lab team makes the finals of the Prosocial Ranking Challenge

A team led by the GenAI Lab’s Aaron Snoswell, with William He and Jean Burgess and in collaboration with Tariq Choucair (QUT) and Damiano Spina (RMIT) has been successful in making it through to the finals of the Prosocial Ranking Challenge. The Prosocial Ranking Challenge is a contest hosted by the Center for Human-Compatible AI at UC…

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Come study with us! 2024 PhD scholarship applications now open.

We are excited to announce we have three PhD Scholarships open for prospective students interested in joining us for Semester 2, 2024 (commencing in July). If you have a recent Honours or Masters degree with a significant research component, and/or equivalent industry research experience, we want to hear from you! Applications close 31…