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My media niche: Skincare, Makeup and TikTok?

This week I started a new subject, BCM241- Media Ethnographies! Ethnographic research is useful for media and communication professionals as it enables them to gain, “as complete an understanding as possible of the cultural meanings and social formations (and their inter-relationships) of a group, such as an organization, profession, community or society.” (Daymon & Holloway,Continue reading “My media niche: Skincare, Makeup and TikTok?”

BCM214: Digital Artefact & Contextual Statement

Digital Artefact: The following video is a PSA, focusing on mental health statistics in rural/remote Australian communities and the lack of services available that could help. Contextual statement: Our innovation; E-VOLV, is an app that encourages individuals to focus on and devote time to their mental health, and provides access to a range of informationContinue reading “BCM214: Digital Artefact & Contextual Statement”

BCM212: A Reflection

During my time as a BCM212 student I have learnt so much about ethical research practice, the importance of time management and just in general, how to be a better researcher. In hindsight, there is a lot I would change in relation to my research methods. Specifically, I would have liked to include further qualitativeContinue reading “BCM212: A Reflection”

Is regular exercise the key to succeeding academically?

AN OPINION PIECE by Alina Hager 8 June 2020 / 8 mins The benefits of regular physical activity are widely acknowledged. Physically, your body becomes healthier but what about your brain? Is the saying ‘healthy body = healthy mind’ really true? If so, could this be the key to succeeding academically? Various researchers have notedContinue reading “Is regular exercise the key to succeeding academically?”

BCM212 Research Proposal

Does playing sport impact a student’s academic performance? The university experience means something different to everyone, but for many students it means the start of a new kind of life where they become responsible for balancing their studies with working, socialising, extra-curricular activities and sports. Establishing and maintaining a good and healthy balance can beContinue reading “BCM212 Research Proposal”