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Why terms like ‘childless’ vs ‘childfree’ matter

Monday, 30 November 2020

Dr Bronwyn Harman – Women’s Agenda. Read more

CREATEC Weekly Seminar Series - Professor Lelia Green

Friday, 06 November 2020 Schools > Arts and Humanities > Research and creative activity > Centre for Research in Entertainment, Arts, Technology, Education and Communications > Events > Centre for Research in Entertainment, Arts, Technology, Education and Communications > 2020 > 11

Professor Lelia Green: ECU, the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Digital Child, and the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child Draft Statement on the Rights of the Child in a Digital Environment.
Event: Wednesday 4 November 2020.

Why Dawson’s Creek, in all its cringey glory, is the TV show 90s kids need right now

Thursday, 05 November 2020

Dr Laura Glitsos (The Conversation): In times of flux and crisis, nostalgia works like a social ointment, mixed and mashed together through imperfect memory. Read more.

Introducing ECU Galleries

Monday, 19 October 2020 Schools > Arts and Humanities > Research and creative activity > Centre for Research in Entertainment, Arts, Technology, Education and Communications > Events > Centre for Research in Entertainment, Arts, Technology, Education and Communications > 2020 > 10

The newly branded ECU Galleries incorporates Gallery25 and Spectrum Project Space and aims to consolidate practice-led research on the Mount Lawley Campus.

Cobra Kai, Bill & Ted: comebacks redefine middle-aged masculinity, but where are the women?

Thursday, 15 October 2020

By Associate Professor Panizza Allmark in the School of Arts Humanities - on The Conversation.

Spectrum Project Space - Divinities by Eveline Ruys

Tuesday, 13 October 2020 Schools > Arts and Humanities > Research and creative activity > Centre for Research in Entertainment, Arts, Technology, Education and Communications > Events > Centre for Research in Entertainment, Arts, Technology, Education and Communications > 2020 > 10

Exhibition by artist, Eveline Ruys, taking place from 27 October to 13 November with the opening night on 29 October 2020. Divinities explores human-animal relationships and the empathic bonds we form.

Gallery 25 - Exhibition: "In the Making..."

Monday, 05 October 2020 Schools > Arts and Humanities > Research and creative activity > Centre for Research in Entertainment, Arts, Technology, Education and Communications > Events > Centre for Research in Entertainment, Arts, Technology, Education and Communications > 2020 > 10

In the Making... features works acquired from Graduation exhibitions for the ECU Permanent Art Collection.

Study finds childless women no longer judged harshly, but there's a catch

Monday, 05 October 2020

Preliminary findings of new research from Dr Bronwyn Harman examining the attitudes towards people who are childless or child-free. (Sydney Morning Herald)

Professor Lelia Green - TikTok graphic videos can spread like wildfire in a matter of hours. This is how to talk to your kids about it

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Parents, carers and teachers have been warned to be wary of their kids' social media use after a horrific video recently went viral. The video was originally livestreamed on Facebook but was also shared on Twitter and Instagram before it was reported and removed. Read more (ABC).

Dr Laura Glitsos – The Conversation

Friday, 18 September 2020

Instagram is the home of pretty pictures. Why are people flocking to it for news? Read more

Dr Shane Rogers – British Psychological Society PsychCrunch podcast

Friday, 18 September 2020

What can we do to stay connected in the middle of a pandemic? Read more

Dr Lydia Edwards - Vizards, face gloves and window hoods – a history of masks in western fashion

Tuesday, 08 September 2020

Masks have emerged as unlikely fashion heroes as the COVID-19 pandemic has developed. Every conceivable colour and pattern seems to have become available, from facehuggers to Darth Vader to bejewelled bridal numbers (The Conversation).

Better support needed for homeless youth

Thursday, 20 August 2020

New ECU research has found homeless youth aged 12 – 15 have fewer options and live in riskier circumstances than homeless 16 and 17-year-olds.

Public Arts - Installation on new bridge

Monday, 17 August 2020 Schools > Arts and Humanities > Research and creative activity > Research news > School based > 2020 > 08

Installation begins on the large-scale public artwork created by School of Arts and Humanities’ Senior Research Fellow and Artist, Dr Lyndall Adams, and assisted by PhD Candidate and Assistant Artist Harrison See.

Technology that could virtually transform our lives

Thursday, 18 June 2020

School of Arts and Humanities researchers are exploring how real-time virtual reality (VR) chat could transform interview-based communication in a post-COVID world.

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