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Dr Kayt Davies

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 9370 6908, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML3.227
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  9370 6908  
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML3.227  


Staff Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2009 .
  • Master of Philosophy, Murdoch University, 2004 .
  • Bachelor of Arts Honours, Edith Cowan University, 1996 .

Recent Publications (within the last five years)


  • Davies, K., (2010), Pomegranate Flesh: A mythic novel about mothers, daughters and the search for meaning and a commentary about the writing process., 269, Germany.

Book Chapters

  • Davies, K., (2014), Citizen Journalism in Indonesia's Disputed Territories: Life on the New Media Frontline. Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives, 2(26), 243-258, New York, USA.
  • Davies, K., (2013), Industrial Relations. Journalism Research and Investigation in a Digital World , 297-304, Melbourne.

Journal Articles

  • Crawford, E., Davies, K., (2014), The International Protection of Journalists in Times of Armed Conflict: The Campaign for a Press Emblem. Wisconsin International Law Journal, 32(1), 1-36, United States.
  • Davies, K., (2014), HRECs and journalism research: The uneven playing field.  Pacific Journalism Review, 20(1), 99-116, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Davies, K., (2014), Tracking Onslow: taking journalism out of the classroom and the newsroom. Journalism Education, 3(1), 88-101, UK.
  • Davies, K., (2014), Evaluating an online numeracy tutorial program for use with journalism students. Australian Journalism Review, 36(1), 69-84, Adelaide.
  • Davies, K., Crawford, E., (2013), Legal Avenues for Ending Impunity for the Death of Journalists in Conflict Zones: Current and Proposed International Agreements. International Journal of Communication, 7(1), 2157?2177, United States.
  • Davies, K., (2012), Digital Games in Journalism Education, Evaluating a Police and Journalism Joint Training Initiative. Asia Pacific Media Educator, 22(1), 43-54, New Delhi, DOI: 101177/1326365X1202200105.
  • Davies, K., (2012), Safety vs credibility: West Papua Media and the challenge of protecting sources in dangerous places. Pacific Journalism Review, 18(1), 69-82, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Davies, K., (2011), Journalism as research within the framework of academic ethics. Australian Journal of Professional and Applied Ethics, 12(1), 70-79, Charles Sturt University.
  • Davies, K., (2011), Journalism and HRECs: From square pegs to squeaky wheels. Pacific Journalism Review, 17(1), 157-174, Pacific Medai Centre Teamokura.
  • Davies, K., (2010), A Journalistic Study of Narrogin's Feuding Families. Research Journalism, 1(1), 1-29, Australia.
  • Davies, K., (2010), A Global Evolution in Risk Reporting - International News Reporting: Frontlines and Deadlines - reviewed by Kayt Davies. Pacific Journalism Review, 16(1), 216-218, Auckland.
  • Davies, K., (2010), Down to the Crossroads?On the Trail of the 2008 US Election by Guy Rundle...reviewed by Kayt Davies. Literary Journalism Studies , 2(1), 123-126, United States.

Creative Works

  • Davies, K., (2014), Saving Kolombangara's Cloud Forest (and related headlines). New Internationalist (also New Matilda, NZ Scoop, Pacific Scoop, Solomon Star, CPA Guardian, Pacific Media Centre), New Internationalist from Oxford UK online (and others).
  • Davies, K., (2013), Journalism teaches the public about science, but who?s teaching the journalists?. The Conversation, Melbourne/Online 24 June.
  • Davies, K., (2013), Why is the media so quiet on protecting journalists and other civilians in warzones?. The Conversation, Melbourne/Online.
  • Davies, K., (2013), Instructors' Resource Manual: News as it Happens: An introduction to Journalism, Second Edition. Instructor?s Resource Manual, Melbourne .
  • Davies, K., (2012), Closing the gap, or making it wider? Putting a value on Indigenous jobs. The Conversation, Melbourne.
  • Davies, K., (2012), Wests a World Apart In Bloody Bid For Freedom. The West Australian, Perth, also online.
  • Davies, K., (2012), Australian Media only tells half the story about West Papua. The Conversation, Australia, and online.
  • Davies, K., (2012), Tracking Onslow Magazine 1. Tracking Onslow , Onslow, Perth and Online.
  • Davies, K., Medley, S., Haddad, H., (2012), HD Magazine - Health Edition Design and Journalism. HD Magazine Health Edition (HD4), Perth, WA, and online.
  • Davies, K., (2011), Enough Porkies: when will the stalling in WA be over?., Melbourne.
  • Haddad, H., Medley, S., Davies, K., (2011), HD Magazine: Pacific Politics Edition - art direction. HD Magazine: Pacific Politics Edition, Perth WA.
  • Davies, K., (2011), Undermining and underpaying "local reporters". The DRUM Opinion, Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
  • Haddad, H., Medley, S., Davies, K., Mason, A., (2011), HD Magazine: Science Edition - art direction. HD Magazine: Science Edition, Perth , WA.
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