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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 [...]

New ARC Linkage project: Social media in times of crisis

New ARC Linkage project: Social media in times of crisis

Jean Burgess, 1 November 2011
This morning the Australian Research Council announced the latest round of major grant funding, and I’m pleased to be able to report some very good news. Along with our CCI colleagues Kate Crawford and Terry Flew, [...]

PhD Opportunities in Social Media Analysis at QUT

PhD Opportunities in Social Media Analysis at QUT

Snurb, 6 September 2011
It’s that time of the year again: we are now calling for expressions of interest from prospective students interested in doing their PhD research with us in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and [...]

A First Map of Australia, Part 2: Twitter’s States and Territories

A First Map of Australia, Part 2: Twitter’s States and Territories

Snurb, 9 August 2011
I’m following up a little further on my post of our first, very tentative and incomplete, map of the Australian Twittersphere, for another slightly more detailed look. First, though – also in response to some of [...]

Event: Social Media in Times of Crisis

Snurb, 28 March 2011
A quick heads-up for our Australian-based readers: our work on researching social media use during the Queensland floods will be featured at a symposium in Brisbane on 4 April 2011, organised by the Eidos Institute. In [...]

Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards: Call for Expressions of Interest (Updated)

Jean Burgess, 18 February 2011
On behalf of our colleagues in media, communication, cultural and journalism studies at QUT, I’m passing on an announcement about a new Australian fellowship scheme aimed at Early Career Researchers (0-5 years from PhD). On a [...]