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Researcher: Konkes, C (Dr Claire Konkes)

Fields of Research

Media Studies
Journalism Studies
Learning Sciences
Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
History and Philosophy of Science (incl. Non-historical Philosophy of Science)
Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology

Research Objectives

The Media
Learner and Learning Processes
Workforce Transition and Employment
Education and Training Systems

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A freelance-based foreign exchange programme: Tasmanian students’ professional development on WORLDREP; Australian Journalism Review
Bender’s choice: Tasmanian salmon, from farm to court
Geert by sea
Green lawfare: environmental public interest litigation and mediatized environmental conflict; Environmental Communication
Incomplete knowledge, rumour and truth seeking: when conspiracy theories become news; Journalism Studies
Justice, politics and the social usefulness of news; Crime, Media, Culture: an international journal
The Age of Consent: News, crime and public debate
The Great Barrier Reef: News media, policy and the politics of protection; International Communication Gazette
The law is mightier than the pen
The ‘Rosie Batty effect’ and the framing of family violence in Australian news media; Journalism Studies

Research Projects

Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) for Higher Education: How do we teach what we know?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
What is knowable in science and elsewhere? A cross-disciplinary approach to distinguishing science from scientism.; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision