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The News and Media Research Centre (N&MRC) investigates the evolution of media, content and communication and the impact of online and mobile systems.

N&MRC includes eleven academic staff and twelve PhD students. The high quality of communication and media research at University of Canberra was ranked at world standard by the most recent Excellence in Research for Australia evaluation.

Our team leads both critical and applied studies with partners and institutions in Australia and internationally. We welcome enquiries regarding industry research collaborations, and from prospective PhD and Honours students.

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news Social Sciences
health Social Sciences
social media Social Sciences
digital media Social Sciences
Health Medicine & Life Sciences
adolescent Social Sciences
Internet Social Sciences
journalism Social Sciences

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Projects 2000 2020

Research Output 2002 2019

Beyond deficit discourse: reframing debate in Indigenous education

MCCALLUM, K., Waller, L. & Dreher, T., 2019, Digitizing Democracy. Schapals, A., Bruns, A. & McNair, B. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 147-162 15 p. (Routledge Studies in Media, Communication and Politics).

Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookChapter

Indigenous Peoples
Public Debate

Communication’s role in overcoming challenges for obesity prevention partnerships

Werder, O., HOLLAND, K. & Munro, J., 25 Feb 2019, In : Health Promotion International. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Digital technology for Indonesian young people: The significance of SNS use and digital literacy for learning

LEE, J. Y. & Hidayat, D., 23 Oct 2019, In : Medien Pädagogik. 35, p. 20 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
demand for information

Activities 2009 2019

Rethinking “Celebrity” from Asia

Jee Young LEE (Speaker)
2 Dec 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Selection and survival in cultural production occupations: a longitudinal study of the Australian Census

Jee Young LEE (Speaker), Scott Brook (Speaker)
21 Nov 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Engaging the Industry in Research

Saeed Banihashemi (Speaker), Ben Ellway (Speaker), Fanke Peng (Speaker), Yoonmo Sang (Speaker)
13 Nov 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation