Edith Cowan University
Danielle Brady is a Lecturer in Media, Culture and Mass Communications and Co-ordinator of higher degrees by research in the School of Communications and Arts at Edith Cowan University. With postgraduate qualifications in both science and arts, she worked for 15 years as a research consultant advising on research methods across a range of disciplines and facilitating multi-disciplinary research. She currently teaches research methods at Masters level, media/cultural studies at undergraduate level and supervises research students in both communications and visual arts. Her current research projects include children's internet use in Australia, communication and design aspects of fire information management for communities and application of practice-led methodologies beyond the creative disciplines.
EditorialThe impetus for this issue dates from a symposium on Embodied Knowledges held at Edith Cowan University in Perth in 2011. The Symposium arose from the shared interests of a diverse group, many of them practice-led researchers, and should have been a clue that the call for papers for this issue would attract different conceptions of the body. Nevertheless...Read more
ArticlesSpecial Care Notice This article contains images of deceased people that might cause sadness or distress to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers. Introduction Like many cities, Perth was...Read more
ArticlesIntroductionBushfires have taken numerous lives and destroyed communities throughout Australia over many years. Catastrophic fire weather alerts have occurred during the Australian summer of 2012–13, and long-term forecasts predict increased bushfire events throughout several areas of Australia. This article highlights how organisational and individual responses to bushfire in...Read more