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Marina Torjinski

Marina’s PhD project applies a mixed methods approach to investigate the ways in which screen use and nature exposure interact with family dynamics to influence parent/child health outcomes and relational wellbeing. It is envisioned that Marina’s research will assist in the development of innova [...]

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Dr Romaine Logere

Dr Romaine Logere is a design researcher whose work analyses transdisciplinary practice, with a specific focus on difference and experiential phenomena. As a Research Fellow, Romaine supports the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Digital Child’s culture of transdisciplinary engagement. Through her [...]

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Dr Eve Mayes

Dr Eve Mayes’s research focusses on children’s development of activist sensibilities in digital worlds and in intergenerational relations. Through her work with the Centre, Eve hopes to play a small role in shifting attitudes towards children and childhood beyond deficit discourses, towards [...]

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Dr Celine Chu

Dr Celine Chu’s research focusses on aspects of digital play, and how digital play supports children’s language and literacy learning. Celine hopes to contribute knowledge to improving children’s meaningful experiences of digital play, as well as parents’ involvement with their c [...]

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Dr Annamária Neag

Dr Annamária Neag is a civically minded researcher and lecturer, with over five years of experience teaching courses on undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Europe and Asia. She received a prestigious EU-funded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship, through which she researched the li [...]

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Sumudu Mallawaarachchi

Sumudu Mallawaarachchi’s PhD thesis seeks to provide better insights into the context of naturalistic smartphone and tablet use in young children in their everyday lives. Using a mixed-methods approach, Sumudu will investigate the multiple influences of child characteristics, parent perception [...]

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Jane Mavoa

Jane Mavoa recently completed her PhD on children’s digital play, with a focus on the game Minecraft. Jane’s project looked at the way that adults frame digital play within discourses of ‘screen time’ and education. It also provided detailed descriptions of what 6-8-year-old [...]

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Dr Sharon Horwood

Dr Sharon Horwood’s research focusses on the impacts of problematic technology use on health and wellbeing across the lifespan. Sharon’s work in the Centre will examine early childhood digital technology use from the perspectives of the parent, the child, and the digital environment, wit [...]

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Dr Kate Mannell

Dr Kate Mannell is a media studies researcher whose work analyses the design, governance, and use of digital platforms, with particular focus on understanding the role of technologies in everyday life and the practices people use to regulate or resist their use. As a Research Fellow, Kate will contr [...]

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Dr Sarah Healy

Dr Sarah Healy’s research focusses on affect theory and learning environments, characterised by innovating methodology, sophisticated use of theory, and creative use of digital methods. Sarah’s thesis was awarded the 2019 PhD to Publication Postdoctoral Award by The University of Melbour [...]

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