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Student use of mobile phones

The aim of the project is to find out the attitudes of university students to the use of mobile phones during class time, by interview and to investigate the consequences of mobile phone bans in secondary schools by the use of a survey for high school students. The project will entail interviewing university students and administering a questionnaire to secondary school students.Researchers on this project will:Conduct a small review of the literature (published in the last 6 months by a …

Study level
Vacation research experience scheme
Faculty
Faculty of Education
School
School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education
Research centre(s)

Centre for Inclusive Education

Exploring how journalism students engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledges and perspectives

Aims and scope This project aims to investigate how journalism students in Southeast Queensland engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledges and perspectives during their university studies. It recognises that Australian journalists are complicit in shaping how ordinary citizens perceive Indigenous people and histories and also that non-indigenous journalists often benefit from the pain and suffering of Indigenous individuals (see Clark, 2020). It also recognises that mis-representations of Indigenous issues and affairs through both legacy and new media reinforce …

Study level
Vacation research experience scheme
Faculty
Creative Industries Faculty
School
School of Communication
Research centre(s)
Digital Media Research Centre

Musicking Theatre: Interviews with leading Brisbane artists about how they use music in theatre

In theatre, music is often shifted into the background, part of a ‘supporting cast’ of artistic elements in an art form widely considered to be led by text. But music often plays a much larger role in shaping theatre in process and product. This role is often unacknowledged, and requires directors and to work somewhat compositionally, and composers to work somewhat directorially.This research aims to get right inside the practice of leading Brisbane theatre practitioners, who employ music as a …

Study level
Vacation research experience scheme
Faculty
Creative Industries Faculty
School
School of Creative Practice
Research centre(s)

Cherbourg Aboriginal Community Healing Space

The Healing Space project was initiated by the Barambah Local Justice Group (BLJG) from the Cherbourg Aboriginal Community. It involves co-designing a dedicated space where community members can find solace during and after Sorry Business.The urgency of this project is prioritised, given the ongoing experiences of youth suicides. Cherbourg epitomises Australia’s history and continuing legacies of Indigenous dispossession, displacement, violence and disempowerment, framed through a narrative of scientific racism and terra nullius. Community-led, co-designed projects, however, are transforming colonial discourses, …

Study level
Vacation research experience scheme
Faculty
Creative Industries Faculty
School
School of Creative Practice
Research centre(s)

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