SICS Research Seminars

The School of Information and Communication Studies holds regular research seminars. These are typically delivered by researchers within the School, with occasional contributions from guest speakers.

Recordings of all seminars can be accessed on the School of Information and Communication Studies YouTube channel here.

Recent seminars include:





13 December 2023An analysis of service delivery and costing for public librariesDr Asim Qayyum, Dr Anita Dewi, Dr Arif KhanWatch on YouTube here
22 November 2023Palaeo Podcasting: a practice-led extended-mixed methods case studyDr Travis HollandWatch on YouTube here
25 October 2023Author perceptions of how their work is citedDr Simon WakelingWatch on YouTube here
3 October 2023The power of the private: Analysing the motivations and identity of personal, non-government, pro-immunisation voices on social mediaDr Roslyn CoxWatch on YouTube here
9 August 2023Library placement as an enabler for libraries and librarians in building a sustainable futureDr Anita DewiWatch on YouTube here
26 July 2023

From Bonsai to bliss: Uncovering the transformative power of leisurely information

Dr Yazdan MansourianWatch on YouTube here
28 June 2023From Books to Bots: Scaffolding ethical and critical use of generative artificial intelligenceDr Kasey Garrison, Dr Kay Oddone, Krystal Gagen-SpriggsWatch on YouTube here
31 May 2023How to get an ARC Linkage in 553 Easy StepsProfessor Philip Hider, Associate Professor Hamid Jamali, Dr Simon Wakeling, Dr Jane GarnerWatch on YouTube here
26 April 2023Public libraries in the lives of people experiencing homelessness: Library staff experiences and attitudesDr Jane GarnerWatch on YouTube here

15 February 2023

What’s in a name? Journal titles, their changes and impact on their perceived quality

Dr Hamid R. Jamali

Watch on YouTube here

7 December 2022

Rethinking the theory of 'Life in the Round’

Dr Jane Garner

Watch on YouTube here

23 November 2022

Academics’ experience of personal learning networks to enhance knowledge of digital pedagogies

Dr Kay Oddone

Watch on YouTube here

20 July 2022

Emotion in digital culture: The transformed public/private/personal interplay of affect in socially-mediated and curated contemporary life

Professor P. David Marshall

Watch on YouTube here

11 May 2022

The Greening Libraries Report

Dr Jane Garner, Dr Kasey Garrison, Dr Sabine Wardle and Dr Karen Bell

Watch on YouTube here

30 March 2022

Deprogramming Radio: Listening out for local significance

Michelle O’Connor


23 February 2022

Gender disparity in Australian science: A study of article authorship

Dr Hamid R. Jamali

Watch on YouTube here

9 February 2022

Positive information science: An emerging area of research, policy, and practice

Dr Yazdan Mansourian

Watch on YouTube here

19 January 2022

Scholarly communication competencies: An analysis of confidence among Australasian library staff

Dr Danny Kingsley, Dr Mary Anne Kennan and Dr Joanna Richardson

Watch on YouTube here

8 December 2021

Scholarly journal publishing in Australia

Dr Hamid R. Jamali

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28 October 2021

Create, curate, and participate: An autoethnography of pathways of digital scholarship in academic leadership of online learning and teaching

Judy O'Connell

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6 October 2021

Playable archives: Exploring the literary canon through games and drama

Dr David Cameron

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9 September 2021

Metadata as growth rings: Tending the archive

Dr Louise Curham

Watch on YouTube here