Selfies, sexting and bullying: Hints for raising a confident teen in the age of social media
17 May 2015 - Many young people use chat and image-based forums such as Tumblr, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat to connect by sharing photos and ideas. We often hear statements like, "teens are communicating faster and differently now" and "parents just need to get with the times". However, not all 'new' social practices are neutral or harmless. The world of technological media impacts on a developing teen's sense of self and their understanding of the world.
Graduate Profile - Rohan Etherington
12 May 2015 - Rohan's degree set him up for a career in environmental science, where he works on ecological field surveys of flora and fauna, rehabilitation projects, seed collections and propagation and management of threatened species. Negotiating difficult terrain, he is currently working on assessing a translocation site for a threatened species in central Queensland.