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ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, May 2016

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, May 2016

Snurb, 17 June 2016
We’re now well into the federal election season, and of course this is reflected in the Twitter-based news sharing activities captured in the Australian Twitter News Index as well. But – because as in previous elections [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, April 2016

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, April 2016

Snurb, 12 May 2016
Even before Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull fired the starting gun on this year’s election campaign last weekend, Australian media were very clearly switching to election mode. Speculation about any last-minute budget sweeteners and debate about likely [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, January-March 2016

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, January-March 2016

Snurb, 11 April 2016
In spite of my best intentions, I’m afraid the Australian Twitter News Index continues to be a somewhat irregular affair for the moment, and so this latest update once again covers a number of months: in [...]

Call for Applications: CCI Digital Methods Summer School, 15-19 Feb. 2016 (#cciss16)

Call for Applications: CCI Digital Methods Summer School, 15-19 Feb. 2016 (#cciss16)

Snurb, 27 August 2015
We are now inviting applications for the 2016 CCI Digital Methods Summer School. The deadline for application is Monday 21 Sep. 2016. Hosted by the QUT Digital Media Research Centre (DMRC), the 2016 event will focus [...]

QUT Digital Media Research Centre PhD Scholarships for 2016 Entry

QUT Digital Media Research Centre PhD Scholarships for 2016 Entry

Snurb, 24 August 2015
The Digital Media Research Centre (DMRC) at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), where we are based, is now calling for expressions of interest from prospective postgraduate research students as part of the University’s annual Scholarship Round. [...]

Call: QUT Creative Industries Faculty PhD Scholarships for 2015 Entry

Call: QUT Creative Industries Faculty PhD Scholarships for 2015 Entry

Snurb, 22 August 2014
Join the QUT Social Media Research Group! Applicants with excellent academic track records (equal to an Australian Bachelor Degree with First Class Honours) or equivalent professional research experience may be eligible for competitive PhD scholarships to [...]

Call for Applicants: PhD Researcher on Crisis Communication Linkage Project

Call for Applicants: PhD Researcher on Crisis Communication Linkage Project

Snurb, 26 August 2012
Regular visitors to this site will be well familiar with our research into the use of social media in crisis communication – especially in the context of the 2011 Queensland floods and Christchurch earthquakes. We’re now [...]

Call for Papers: Emerging Methods for Digital Media Research

Call for Papers: Emerging Methods for Digital Media Research

Jean Burgess, 30 January 2012
Another brief announcement: along with our CCI colleague Larissa Hjorth, Axel and I are looking forward to editing a special issue of the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media (JOBEM) on the theme “Emerging Methods for [...]

CCI Winter School – Apply Now

CCI Winter School – Apply Now

Jean Burgess, 13 January 2012
In my new role as Deputy Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries & Innovation (CCI for short), I’m excited to be leading the team that’s organising our most ambitious PhD and Early [...]

Gearing Up for the Election(s)

Gearing Up for the Election(s)

Snurb, 10 January 2012
We’ve got a few busy years ahead of us, it seems. In addition to the ARC Linkage project on social media and crisis communication which was awarded to us (the QUT Mapping Online Publics team along [...]