Deborah Lupton

a woman lies on a lounge looking lethargic

Sufferers collected evidence of their persistent symptoms, and advocated for themselves and for further research. Even the term ‘long COVID’ stems from this activism.

Smiling plus sized woman beside pool

Everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and respect, no matter their body size.

The Mitchells vs The Machines

Fictional screen robots have long represented our fear of technology. A new animated family film combines this trepidation with many parents' fear of losing offline connection with their kids.

Female protestor writing 'I cant breathe' on fellow protestor's face mask

Sometimes the simplest objects can tell the most powerful stories.

Bride wearing a face mask

A year ago, face masks were a rarity in Australia. But social researchers say there is evidence of a growing acceptance of this simple object.

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UNSW Professor Deborah Lupton explores the unintended consequences of modern technology through the lens of a social researcher.

heart attack

It's time characters on TV reflected not only women's experience of heart disease but those of men from diverse backgrounds if we want to prevent more people dying from heart disease.

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Some Australian Facebook users are more worried about over-sharing by friends than the privacy and security of their personal information.