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Thi Le Tran: Bringing social change through corporate social responsability

This month in Student Spotlight we would like you to meet Master of Communication for Social Change graduate, Thi Le Tran from Vietnam. Le works as a Corporate Communications Officer for Besra, a gold mining company that operates in the mo...

Gemma-Rose Turnbull examines socially engaged documentary photography practices

PhD candidate Gemma-Rose Turnbull recently confirmed her thesis titled Surface tension: An examination of the challenges and possibilities of socially engaged documentary photographic practices. On the next paragraphs Gemma-Rose explains how...

Meet new PhD candidate Mohammad Sahid Ullah from Bangladesh

Mohammad joined the Centre for Communication and Social Change in October last year to pursue a PhD under the supervision of Professors Pradip Thomas and Nic Carah. Mohammad’s research topic is “Empowering communities and improving the q...

Welcome PhD student Kylie Navuku

The Centre for Communication and Social Change welcomes Kylie Navuku, who has recently joined us as a PhD candidate. Kylie completed her bachelor with honours in International Studies at Flinders University in South Australia. Afterwards she...

PhD candidate Linda Austin and community radio uses in the Pacific Islands

Linda is a specialist in C4D methodologies with significant expertise in the Central and South Pacific islands

Bambang Budiwiranto: Teaching CSC to a new generation of students in Indonesia

Bambang Budiwiranto, on completing his PhD with the Centre in 2013, is now teaching a new generation of students on CSC at the Institute of Islamic Studies of Lampung in Sumatra, Indonesia.

Marian Reid explores the role of culture in development in Timor

In November 2013, CSC Masters student Marian Reid spent three weeks with Many Hands International for her practicum placement in Timor Leste.

Winnie Emeka-Okolie: Using CSC for livestock policy in Nigeria

This month we’d like you to meet Winnie Emeka-Okolie from Nigeria. Winnie graduated from the Master of Communication for Social Change in July 2012 and currently works as an Assistant Director and Communication Specialist for the Feder...

Successful first student-led Development Practice Conference

A group of Master of Development Practice students hosted the first student-led Development Practice and Theory Conference at UQ entitled “Where are we going, and where should we go?” The conference brought together postgraduat...

Kiery Manassah: Giving voice to the voiceless in the Pacific

  In this edition of Student Spotlight we are proud to profile our Master of Communication for Social Change alumni, Kiery Manassah from Vanuatu.   Kiery graduated in 2012 and currently works as Senior Com...

Practicum work of CSC master students

Nilesh Nikade champions children's rights in India

Former CSC masters student Nilesh Nikade is currently working with the India office of Save the Children, one of the world&rsquo...

Three Centre's PhD candidates achieve confirmation milestone

Daniela Bandelli from Italy, Tamara Plush from the United States, and Steven Sam from Sierra Leona achieved their f...

Kiribati youth introduced to video production

In early September PhD student Grady Walker traveled to Tarawa, Kiribati to document a Bahá’í youth confere...

Field work in a conflict zone: Coal seam gas development in Western Downs, Queensland

In this edition of Student Spotlight we introduce you to the work of PhD candidate Muhammad Makki, who recently conducted his field work in Western Downs, where resource companies are on a quest to extract coal seam gas. In the following a...

Anya Lim: Growing the SEED of change

  Recently, one of our graduated students from the Maste...

Media Development journal publishes article on visual storytelling for women's empowerment

CfCSC candidate Tamara Plush published the article entitled 'Using visual storytelling for women's empowerment"

Brisbane Fair Food Week

A step forward to democratise Australia’s food system

Carolina Siqueira: From metropolitan Sao Paulo to remote Northern Territory

 After completing the master of Communication for Social Change, Carolina knew she wanted to stay in Australia to put th...

Jaime Manalo from the Philippines: Linking CSC theory and practice in one place

Upon completing his master’s degree in Communication for Social Change in 2011, UQ alumni Jaime Albarillo Manalo IV has been heavily involved in practising CSC in the rural communities of the Philippines. “I have always wanted ...

Mary Warus and her successful graduation story

An inspiring story of resilience

Tamara Plush's seminar on using participatory video

Empowering and strengthening children's voices

Mimetisation as a political communication style

Triggering political and social change: The case of Hugo Chavez

Student reviews on recent Winter Workshop with Prof. Cees Hamelink

Graduation - Semester 1, 2013

The Centre extends its warmest congratulations to the ten Masters and four PhD students who graduated from the University of Queensland on 18 July 2013.

Master’s student interns with UN organisation in South Korea

 From Pujiang, Eastern China, to The University of Queensland, Brisbane, and now Incheon City, South Korea, Menglu (Marie) Tang’s post-graduate studies journey has been truly international. Maire, the first Master o...

Student explores peace talks between Christian and Muslim religions in Nigeria

Father Gerald Musa close to completing his PhD

Student influences change in Nigerian agricultural industry

July 2012

Student wins Prime Minister's Pacific-Australia Award

Jenny Max wins prestigious Prime Minister's Pacific-Australia Award.