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Dr. Janet Marles is Course Coordinator of the Bachelor of Creative Arts and Media and Discipline Head Photomedia at James Cook University, Australia. She has wide experience in research and teaching in the disciplines of Digital Media, Film Studies, Photography and Communications. She gained her Ph.D. and First Class Honours Degrees in Interactive Digital Media from Griffith University, Australia.

Janet has worked as an Administrator and Academic at Griffith University; the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS); and as Senior Lecturer in Radio and Television Broadcasting at the Higher Colleges of Technology in the United Arab Emirates. From 2011 until 2014 she was Leader of the Creative Industries Research Cluster and Programme Leader of Professional Communication and Media in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the Universiti Brunei Darussalam.

In Brunei she continues collaborating as an Adjunct Senior Lecturer on creative industries projects as well as practice-based research projects including "Kisah-Kisah Dalam Kenangan / Stories through Memories" an interactive multi-media work sharing stories through the memories of survivors who witnessed the tumultuous events of WWII in Borneo (Dec 1941 - June 1945).

Janet’s research interests in interactive digital media production and theory stems from her extensive career as an editorial photographer, audio-visual producer and short-form filmmaker. She has produced documentaries, training videos and music clips and exhibited her photography in 4 solo exhibitions (Australia, UK) and 14 group exhibitions (Australia, UK, Japan, China, Brunei). Her photography has been selected by Kodak Worldwide Photo Salon and by Nikon calendar.

Teaching
  • NM1200: Digital Photography (Level 1; CNS & TSV)
  • NM3202: Immersive Imaging (Level 3; TSV)
Interests
Research
  • Interactive Design, Screen Studies and Production, Oral History, Digital Media, Memory, Documentary, Creative Industries, Digital Humanities, S.E. Asia, Photography.
Experience
  • 1980 to 2016 - Please see full CV, http://www.janetmarles.com/work.html
Socio-Economic Objectives
Honours
Awards
  • 2015 - Nominated for JCU 2015 Awards for Excellence.
  • 2012 to 2013 - Alumnus of the Year - Humanities, Griffith University.
  • 2006 to 2009 - Australian Postgraduate Award
  • 2005 to 2006 - Academic Excellence Award - Griffith University
Fellowships
  • 2017 - Visiting Senior Lecturer, Wuhan Polytechnic University, China.
  • 2014 to 2015 - Adjunct Senior Lecturer: Faculty Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalam.
  • 2010 to 2013 - Adjunct Research Fellow: School of Humanities, Griffith University, Australia.
  • 2007 to 2008 - Visiting Scholar: Communications and New Media Programme, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore.
Publications

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Journal Articles
Book Chapters
  • Marles J (2011) Photographs from 'The Shoebox'. In: Oral History and Photography. Studies in Oral History. Palgrave Macmillan, New York, NY, USA, pp. 203-222
Supervision

These Higher Degree Research projects are either current or by students who have completed their studies within the past 5 years at JCU. Linked titles show theses available within ResearchOnline@JCU.

Current
  • Artists - Explorers of North Queensland (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Alchemy: Re-Visioning Fine Art Photography in the Digital Age (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Tattoo Evidence: Understanding Tattoo Representation from Images. (Masters , Secondary Advisor)
Completed
  • Establishing Critical Conceptual and Pragmatic Principles for Photointerpretation Methodologies when applied as Forensic Evidence. (2017, PhD , Secondary Advisor)

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