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Dr Belinda Barnet

Senior Lecturer - Media and Communications
PhD, UNSW, Australia


Dr Belinda Barnet is Senior Lecturer in Media at Swinburne with research interests in digital cultures, social media, the app economy, data analytics, AI, and the history of digital media.

Her current projects include examining the role of automation in speech rehabilitation in order to improve the use of Cochlear Implants in deaf children.

Alongside her research work, Dr Barnet has worked as Service Delivery Manager (Wireless Content Services) for Ericsson Australia. She is the author of "Memory Machines: the Evolution of Hypertext" (Anthem Press UK, 2013).

Research interests

digital media; Wireless Communication; media; cochlear implants; Data Visualisation; hypertext; Digital Media, Film and Television; Communication, Journalism and Media Studies; philosophy of technology

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Coordinating Supervisor.


Available to supervise honours students.

Fields of Research

  • Film, Television And Digital Media - 190200
  • Communication And Media Studies - 200100

Teaching areas

Communication, Journalism and Media Studies


  • 1997, National, The John Howard Clark Prize, University of Adelaide

Further information



Also published as: Barnet, Belinda; Barnet, B.
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2009: Future broadband services S2020 -02 *; Smart Services CRC: New Media Services

* Chief Investigator

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