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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.

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Newcastle, 07/09/2010
  • Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies)(Honours), University of Newcastle, 13/12/2004
  • Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies), University of Newcastle, 13/12/2002

Research

Research keywords

  • communication
  • connectivity
  • digital communication
  • discourse analysis
  • identity
  • intimacy
  • mobile technology
  • new media
  • research reflexivity
  • telecommunications

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.

Languages

  • English

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
200199Communication And Media Studies Not Elsewhere Classified60
209999Language, Communication And Culture Not Elsewhere Classified25
200200Cultural Studies15

Memberships

Committee/Associations (relevant to research).

  • Member - Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA)

Awards

Best Editor

2002Best Editor
Newcastle Film Festival (Australia)

Department of Communication and Media Arts Prize

2002Department of Communication and Media Arts Prize
UoN (Australia)

Drama Outstanding Achievement 100 Level

2000Drama Outstanding Achievement 100 Level
UoN (Australia)

Faculty Medal: Faculty of Education and Arts, Communication Studies

2004Faculty Medal: Faculty of Education and Arts, Communication Studies
UoN (Australia)
See: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/policy/

Melinda Moore Memorial Award

2002Melinda Moore Memorial Award
UoN (Australia)

University Medal

2005University Medal
UoN (Australia)
See: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/policy/000613.html

Collaboration

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

Administrative

Administrative expertise

Coordination of first year and third year courses.

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • communication
  • digital communication
  • discourse theory and analysis
  • web multimedia

Teaching expertise

Digital Communication, Communication and Discourse, Web Multimedia.

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Highlighted Publications

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YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2010Lloyd 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]
2009Lloyd CA, 'Reflexivity and reflection in an Australian mobile phone study: A methodological discussion', Australian Journal of Communication, 36 37-48 (2009) [C1]

Publications

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Chapter (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2010Lloyd 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]

Journal article (1 outputs)

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

Conference (10 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2010Lloyd 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]
2010Lloyd 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]
2009Lloyd 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]
2007Lloyd 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]
2007Lloyd CA, 'ANZCA 2007 Conference: Communications, Civics and Industry. Proceedings', ANZCA 2007 Conference: Communications, Civics and Industry. Papers, Melbourne, VIC (2007) [E1]
2007Lloyd CA, 'Mobile phones: Definition, discourse and rules of practice', ANZCA 2007 Conference: Communications, Civics and Industry. Papers, Melbourne, VIC (2007) [E1]
2007Lloyd 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]
2007Lloyd 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]
2007Lloyd CA, 'Research - What you can not plan for', 2007 Research Higher Degrees Student Congress. Abstracts for Papers Presented, Newcastle, NSW (2007) [E3]
2007Lloyd CA, 'Mobile phones, discourse and generative identity processes', New Zealand Discourse Conference: The Challenge of Discourse Analysis. Abstracts, Auckland, New Zealand (2007) [E3]
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Research Supervision

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Dr Clare Lloyd

Fax(02) 4921 5896
Email
PositionConjoint Lecturer
School of Design Communication and IT
Faculty of Science and Information Technology
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaCommunication
Office
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/clare-lloyd