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Dr T J Thomson SFHEA MAIATSIS AFHEA (Indigenous) MQA


  • Bio/Profile
  • Dr T.J. Thomson MAIATSIS AFHEA (Indigenous) MQA SFHEA is a senior lecturer in visual communication and media and a chief investigator at the QUT Digital Media Research Centre, where he leads the News, Media, & Journalism Research Group. He is the author of To See and Be Seen: The Environments, Interactions, and Identities Behind News Images (winner of the NCA 2020 Diane S. Hope Book of the Year Award) and is the 2019 Anne Dunn Scholar of the Year (jointly bestowed by the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia and the Australia and New Zealand Communication Association). T.J. is a chief investigator on the Australian Research Council-funded Amplifying Voices from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Discovery Project ($310,672, 2020-23) and is an Australian Research Council DECRA Fellow ($454,386, 2023-2025). He has also received research funding from the Australian Academy of the Humanities.