Profile photo of Dr Tanya NotleyTanya Notley's research and teaching is focused on communication, technology and social change. She has 15 years of experience working in the areas of social inclusion, social justice and human rights.

Tanya's current research projects are focused on: media literacy; young people and news media; the politics of digital media infrastructures; the digital mapping of emotions; technology, evidence and human rights advocacy; and communication and social impact.

Tanya currently leads a project focused on young Australians, news and democracy, funded by the Museum of Australian Democracy and Google Australia and a project focused on adult media literacy funded by the National Association for Media Literacy Education in the United States. She is a Chief Investigator on a new national project to support the digital inclusion of low income households (led by Michael Dezuanni at QUT).

Tanya collaborates with a number of media literacy, human rights and social justice organisations to design communication initiatives for social impact and has worked on practice-based communication research projects in the UK, Germany, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, India, Indonesia, Singapore and Australia. She is a co-founder and the Deputy Chair of the Australian Media Literacy Alliance (AMLA).

Tanya is a Visiting Senior Research Fellow London School of Economics (2019-2020).

Twitter: @tattinot (opens in a new window)

Publications are available on (opens in a new window) and ResearchGate.


Selected Publications

Notley, T., Dezuanni, M., Zhong, H.F. & Chambers, C. 2020, News and Australian Children in 2020: How young people access, perceive and are affected by news media, Research Report, Sydney, Western Sydney University and Queensland University of Technology.

Dezuanni, M., Notley, T. & Corser, K. 2020, News and Australian Teachers: How news media literacy is taught in the classroom. Brisbane: Queensland University of Technology and Western Sydney University.

Notley, T., Dezuanni, M. & Zhong, H.F. 2019, ‘The inclusion and representation of young people in the Australian news media’, Research report, Western Sydney University and Queensland University of Technology.

Neilson, B & Notley, T 2019, 'Data centres as logistical facilities: Singapore and the emergence of production topologies' (opens in a new window), Work Organisation, Labour & Globalisation, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 15-29.

Notley, T 2019, 'The environmental costs of the global digital economy in Asia and the urgent need for better policy’ (opens in a new window), Media International Australia, online first.

Notley, T & Dezuanni, M 2018, ‘Advancing children’s news media literacy: learning from the practices and experiences of young Australians (opens in a new window)’, Media, Culture & Society, DOI: 10.1177/0163443718813470.

Magee, L, Kearney, E, Bellerose, D, Collin, P, Crabtree, L, Humphry, J, James, P, Notley, T, Sharma, A, Third, A & Yorke, S 2018, 'Addressing a volatile subject: adaptive measurement of Australian digital capacities' (opens in a new window), Information, Communication & Society, DOI:10.1080/1369118X.2018.1543441.

Deitz, M, Notley, T, Catanzaro, M, Third, A & Sandbach, K 2018, 'Emotion mapping: using participatory media to support young people's participation in urban design'(opens in a new window), Emotion, Space and Society, vol. 28, pp. 9-17.

Reading, A & Notley, T 2018, ‘Globital memory capital: theorizing digital memory economies’, in A Hoskins (ed.), Digital memory studies: media pasts in transition (opens in a new window), Routledge, London.

Collin, P, Notley, T & Third, A 2017, 'Cultivating (digital) capacities: a role for social living labs?', in M Dezuani, M Foth, K Mallan & H Hughes (eds), Digital participation through social living labs (opens in a new window), Chandos Publishing, Amsterdam, pp. 19-36.

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