Dr Clare Lloyd

Conjoint Lecturer

School of Design Communication and IT (Communication)

Career Summary

Biography

Dr Clare Lloyd's background is in communication and media studies and includes both academic and industry experience. Her specific interest is in digital media and communications research and teaching. Her broad range of media industry experience includes: Public Relation, local radio producing, and multimedia production.

Research Expertise
Clare was recently awarded her PhD (Media Arts and Communication Studies) in the area of mobile phone communication, identity and discourse. Titled: 'I heart mobile phone': a discursive study of identity processes through mobile phone communication. She was awarded the University Medal in 2004 and Education and Arts Faculty Medal in 2005 for her overall academic achievement and her first class honours research. She recently published a chapter in the Handbook of Research on Discourse Behaviour and Digital Communication: Language Structures and Social Interaction. She co-edited the 'Placing Mobile Communications' special edition Australian Journal of Communication with Scott Rickard & Gerard Goggin in 2009.

Teaching Expertise
Digital Communication, Communication and Discourse, Web Multimedia.

Administrative Expertise
Coordination of first, second and third year courses.

Collaborations
Clare's research interests include Communication, Mobile Technology, Identity, Discourse Analysis, Digital Communication, New Media, Everyday Life, Connectivity, Telecommunications Policy, and Social Media.


Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies), University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies)(Honours), University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • communication
  • connectivity
  • digital communication
  • digital media
  • discourse analysis
  • discourse theory and analysis
  • identity
  • intimacy
  • mobile technology
  • new media
  • research reflexivity
  • telecommunications
  • web multimedia
  • web production

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
200199 Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified 60
209999 Language, Communication and Culture not elsewhere classified 25
200299 Cultural Studies not elsewhere classified 15

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Lecturer University of Newcastle
School of Design Communication and IT
Australia

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
31/01/2011 -  Lecturer Curtin University
Department of Internet Studies
Australia
1/02/2009 - 1/12/2009 Part-Time Associate Lecturer University of Newcastle
School of Design Communication and IT
Australia
1/01/2006 -  Membership - Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA) Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA)
Australia
1/03/2003 - 1/11/2006 Sessional Academic University of Newcastle
School of Design Communication and IT
Australia

Professional appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/02/2005 - 1/07/2005 Local Radio Producer ABC Radio National
The Deep End
Australia
1/01/2003 - 1/12/2003 Public Relations Officer Worldskills Australia (WSA)
Australia

Awards

Recipient

Year Award
2005 University Medal
Unknown
2004 Faculty Medal: Faculty of Education and Arts, Communication Studies
Unknown
2002 Melinda Moore Memorial Award
Unknown
2002 Department of Communication and Media Arts Prize
Unknown
2002 Best Editor
Unknown
2000 Drama Outstanding Achievement 100 Level
Unknown

Teaching

Code Course Role Duration
CMNS1290 Introduction to Public Relations
Universtiy of Newcastle
This course introduces students to the field of public relations and provides a foundational knowledge of public relations theory and practice. Students will begin to develop an understanding of professional practice, ethical issues, and role of communication strategies and tactics in public relations management. Students are encouraged to explore the different types of public relations practice and to begin positioning themselves to develop a career in the field.
Course Coordinator 1/07/2015 - 18/12/2015
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Chapter (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2010 Lloyd CA, Gillard PM, 'Discursive practices and creation of identity using the mobile phone', Handbook of Research on Discourse Behavior and Digital Communication : Language Structures and Social Interaction, Information Science Reference, Hershey, Pennsylvania 1-17 (2010) [B1]
DOI 10.4018/978-1-61520-773-2.ch001

Journal article (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2009 Lloyd CA, 'Reflexivity and reflection in an Australian mobile phone study: A methodological discussion', Australian Journal of Communication, 36 37-48 (2009) [C1]

Conference (11 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2010 Lloyd CA, 'Discursive mobile phone practices and informal rules', Cultural Attitudes Towards Technology and Communication: Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Cultural Attitudes towards Technology and Communication, Vancouver, Canada (2010) [E1]
2010 Lloyd CA, 'Intimate mobile connections: A tool for intimacy', Media, Democracy and Change: Refereed Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Conference 2010, Canberra, ACT (2010) [E1]
2009 Lloyd CA, Gillard PM, 'Loose talk (and text) costs lives: Discursive divergence in the use of mobile phones', Proceedings of the mLife 2009 Conference & Exhibitions: Exploring the Influence of Mobile Technologies on Life, Barcelona, Spain (2009) [E1]
2007 Lloyd CA, 'Mobile phones: Definition, discourse and rules of practice', ANZCA 2007 Conference: Communications, Civics and Industry. Papers, Melbourne, VIC (2007) [E1]
2007 Lloyd CA, 'ANZCA 2007 Conference: Communications, Civics and Industry. Proceedings', ANZCA 2007 Conference: Communications, Civics and Industry. Papers, Melbourne, VIC (2007) [E1]
2007 Lloyd CA, 'Research - What you can not plan for', 2007 Research Higher Degrees Student Congress. Abstracts for Papers Presented, Newcastle, NSW (2007) [E3]
2007 Lloyd CA, 'Mobile phones, discourse and generative identity processes', New Zealand Discourse Conference: The Challenge of Discourse Analysis. Abstracts, Auckland, New Zealand (2007) [E3]
2007 Lloyd CA, 'The ubiquitous ring: Exploring the impact of mobile phones in the formation of identity for Young Australians', Research Higher Degree Student Congress 2005. Proceedings, Newcastle, NSW (2007) [E2]
2007 Lloyd CA, 'Exploring mobile phone use and identity in Australia: Constructing who we can be', Research Higher Degree Student Congress 2006. Proceedings, Newcastle, NSW (2007) [E2]
2007 Lloyd CA, 'ID unknown? You must be from UNAUSTRALIA: Exploring the significance of the mobile phone to Australian identity', Electronic Proceedings: TheUNAUSTRALIA Papers, Canberra (2007) [E1]
2007 Lloyd CA, 'The cultural connect: Mobile phone use and identity', Mobile Media 2007. Proceedings of an International Conference on Social and Cultural Aspects of Mobile Phones, Convergent Media and Wireless Technologies, Sydney (2007) [E1]
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Dr Clare Lloyd

Positions

Conjoint Lecturer
School of Design Communication and IT
Faculty of Science and Information Technology

Lecturer
School of Design Communication and IT
Faculty of Science and Information Technology

Focus area

Communication

Contact Details

Email clare.lloyd@newcastle.edu.au
Fax (02) 4921 5896
Links Personal webpage
Personal webpage

Office

Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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