DR MICHAEL ARNOLD

DR MICHAEL ARNOLD

Positions

  • Social Studies of Technology (community informatics, domestic technologies, communications technologies)

Overview

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  • Dr Michael Arnold's on-going research activities and interests lie at the intersection of digital technologies and our society and culture.

    Michael's current and recent research projects include...

    1. an examination of the implications of the NBN for the domestic media ecology (current ARC Discovery),
    2. an examination of the use of digital media to commemorate the dead (current ARC Discovery),
    3. a comparative study of social networking in six locations across the Asia-Pacific (recent ARC Discovery),
    4. a longitudinal examination of high speed broadband in the domestic context (funded by ACCAN),
    5. an examination of consumer attitudes to the NBN (funded by IBES),
    6. a study of ethical and governance issues associated with the electronic health record (funded by IBES).

    Teaching

    In 2014 Michael will be teaching

    1. HPSC20009 iSociety: Technology and Contemporary Life
    2. UNIB10005 Internet Meets Society
    3. UNIB10013 Catastrophes as Turning Points
       

Affiliation

Member of

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Society on Social Implications of Technology (Aust. Chapter) 2006 -

Publications

Selected publications

Research

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Additional Grant Information

  • ARC Grants

    2001 - 2003 - The Wired Homes Project
    2005 - 2008- The Connected Home: probing the effects and affects of domesticated information and communication technologies
    2009 - 2011 - Online@asia/pacific: A comparative study of online networks in the Asia-Pacific
    2013 - 2015 - An Investigation of the Early Adoption and Appropriation of High-Speed Broadband in the Domestic Environment
    2014 - 2016 - Digital Commemoration   

Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, Deakin University 1995
  • GDipCE, Melbourne College of Advanced Education 1982
  • HDT(S), Melbourne College of Advanced Education 1974

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Supervision

Available for supervision

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