While social media has yet to be fully embraced by Australian academics, its capacity for information sharing and building connections cannot be ignored, explains Ben Harris-Roxas.
A new social media initiative designed by NSW Police to improve the safety of international students has been launched at UNSW.
The experience of the Queensland floods has moved us beyond the slanted view of social media services as echoing halls of babble, writes Kate Crawford.
Social media is revolutionising disaster management and community building during and after emergencies, research into last year’s Queensland floods has found.
Intellectual property developments, including gene patenting and the challenges of social media, will be among topics canvassed at a landmark international legal forum hosted by UNSW on 30 March 2011.