We investigate how people experience the digital in everyday life
By researching from the ground up we bring fresh insight to a constantly changing world
DERC's research of COVID-19 continues to surge ahead
Despite lockdowns, DERC researchers continue to reach across the street and around the world to provide in-depth digital ethnographic studies of the social impact of COVID.
DERC launches rapid research response to COVID-19 in April 2020
More than 150 artists, activists, and social researchers responded. They are now building a series of essays, articles, and artworks to convey the lived impact of COVID-19 moment.
DERC researchers call for participation in a study of 'the shut in worker' during COVID
Working from home? DERC is interviewing people to study how working from home has impacted life, labour, and domestic routines.
We investigate how people experience the digital in everyday life
By researching from the ground up we bring fresh insight to a constantly changing world
DERC launches rapid research response to COVID-19 in April 2020
More than 150 artists, activists, and social researchers responded. They are now building a series of essays, articles, and artworks to convey the lived impact of COVID-19 moment.
DERC's research of COVID-19 continues to surge ahead
Despite lockdowns, DERC researchers continue to reach across the street and around the world to provide in-depth digital ethnographic studies of the social impact of COVID.
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Celebrated writer & thinker Bruce Pascoe gave a keynote presentation at the recent EPIC2020 conference hosted online by DERC. Chaired by DERC’s Tania Lewis the keynote also featured discussant Tyson Yunkaporta. You can view this session here: https://youtu.be/-Bh-GUeG6ME

DERC's @Indigo_H_J's recent work on digital inclusion in the Australian cultural sector features in this @ArtsHub write up.
https://www.artshub.com.au/news-article/opinions-and-analysis/audience-development/gina-fairley/are-we-funding-this-digital-pivot-the-right-way-261457

'Techno-reflexivity: a creative methodology for software developer un-bias', Sub-stack, 2020.
@kelsiemvn
https://kelsienabben.substack.com/p/techno-reflexivity-cf1331278bdc

DERC's @micronarrative, @pinkydigital @hahhh @jolynnasinanan will be discussing their book Digital Media Practices in Households: Kinship through Data
Thu 26 Nov, 3pm-4.30pm AEST
#digitalethnography @ResearchRMIT
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/book-release-digital-media-practices-in-households-tickets-118880650225

DERC's Tania Lewis has a new book chapter: Food politics and the media in digital times: researching household practices as forms of digital food activism in Research Methods for Digital Food Studies
Edited By Jonatan Leer & Stinne Gunder Strøm Krogager
http://ow.ly/rLwb50CoDlJ

Connection in Times of Isolation
Join DERC PhD @emilezile in an online conversation with @kvgoldsmith , Alana Hunt & Jessica Olivieri about isolation & digital connection.
25 Nov, 3:30pm - 4:30pm AEST
Registration required.
@regional_arts
https://conversationseries.artlands.com.au/program/sessions/connection-in-times-of-isolation

DERC collaboration partner @n_henry has co-authored a new book, this book investigates the causes and consequences of image-based sexual abuse in a digital era.
@McGlynnClare @AsherFlynn @Kelly_MJohnson @Dr_AnastasiaP #AdrianJScott
https://www.routledge.com/Image-based-Sexual-Abuse-A-Study-on-the-Causes-and-Consequences-of-Non-consensual/Henry-McGlynn-Flynn-Johnson-Powell-Scott/p/book/9780815353836

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