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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Congratulations to DERC's @haiqing who was named as the highest cited scholar in Chinese Studies & History over the last five years in The Australian's Research special report out today.
https://specialreports.theaustralian.com.au/1540291/20/

We’re very excited and proud to announce that DERC’s own Distinguished Professor Larissa Hjorth has been named by The Australian as one of Australia’s Research Superstars!!
A fabulous achievement & acknowledgement of her work.
@micronarrative @ResearchRMIT
https://specialreports.theaustralian.com.au/1540291/8/

Snippet from my upcoming keynote for the NVIVO conference where I (again) emphasize that the challenges of shifting to remote/digital research aren’t new. Then I do a small #showandtell of some classic books by Internet researchers @AoIR_org
https://youtu.be/mEles77V-c4

Catch @annettemarkham's keynote 'Ethics and Digital Research' at the NVIVO Virtual Conference on 23 Sept. Participants will convene to examine #globalimpacts #trends #qualitativeresearch. Registrations close Sunday for this 24 hour Virtual Event .
https://www.qsrinternational.com/nvivo-qualitative-data-analysis-software/nvivo-virtual-conference

Congrats @micronarrative @ingzing and William Balmford on your new chapter: Supervised Play: Intimate Surveillance and Children’s Mobile Media Usage in The Routledge Companion to Digital Media and Children
https://books.google.com/books/about/The_Routledge_Companion_to_Digital_Media.html?id=Gtz7DwAAQBAJ

Read DERC's @kelsiemvn's article in The Conversation, 'Hacking the pandemic: how Taiwan's digital democracy holds COVID-19 at bay'
https://theconversation.com/hacking-the-pandemic-how-taiwans-digital-democracy-holds-covid-19-at-bay-145023

Fascinating addition to digital ethnography approaches: research on drug use during COVID-19, using innovative engagement to reach out to people to get responses. @monicabarratt right now—representing the #DERCfam to announce findings.

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