Dr Renata Lemos Morais

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer In Screen and Design

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SCCA Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, , 1997
Master in Knowledge Engineering & Management, , 2008
Doctor of Communications & Semiotics, , 2012

Contact

renata.morais@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46438

Biography summary

Renata Lemos Morais holds a joint PhD in Communications and Semiotics from the European Graduate School (EGS, Switzerland) and São Paulo Catholic University (PUC, Brazil). Her research is interdisciplinary, integrating culture, science, design and technology. Her latest book (Digital Social Networks: Twitter's Connective Cognition), was published in 2010 in co-authorship with Dr. Lucia Santaella. She is a member of the International Center for Transdisciplinary Research (CIRET) and speaks regularly at glocal events such as Social Media Week and TEDx. She has wide experience as a media innovation consultant, applying design thinking to media strategies at various organisations.

Research interests

. Interdisciplinarity and transdisciplinarity

. Speculative Media Theory

. Media Futures

. Network Theory

. Design Thinking

Affiliations

Member of the International Center on Transdisciplinary Research (CIRET), based in Paris, France. 

Member of the Editorial Team of Contracampo Journal, Federal Fluminense University (UFF), Rio de Janeiro. 

Knowledge areas

Digital Curation

Digital Culture

Digital Entrepreneurship

Content Design

Conferences

Invited Speaker at 3rd International Seminar on Media Ubiquity (UBITEC), Catholic University of Rio Grande do sul - PUC RS, Porto Alegre, October 15th, 2013. 

Invited speaker at International Conference on Social Networks (CIRS) - Innovative Cities, Curitiba, May 20th, 2011. 

Invited speaker at International Seminar on Digital Video Languages (Brazil-Spain), National Republic Museum, Brasilia, December, 2012. 

Invited Speaker at M-todos - Digital Mobility, Federal University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, 2010. 

Awards

Split-site Doctoral Scholarship. CAPES, Brasil. 2010 - 2011.


Dean's Award for Originality and Academic Achievement. Manhattanville College, USA.

Publications

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2016

Collision. A new aesthetic of postnature: Tara Donovan's material modulations

R Lemos Morais

(2016), Vol. 5, pp. 47-57, Evental aesthetics, Bermuda, C1

journal
2015

All around

R Brass, T Peetz, R Lemos Morais

(2015), Sydney, N.S.W., J2

works

O Sublime Nanotecnológico

R Lemos Morais

(2015), Portugal, A1

book

Alien aesthetics

R Lemos Morais, J Adams

(2015), Melbourne, Vic., J2

works

Transductions #18

R Lemos Morais

(2015), Melbourne, Vic., J2

works

TEDxDeakinUni

R Lemos Morais, Morais, Fabiano

(2015), Melbourne, Vic., J2

works
2014

Sky high, skin deep: dark technologies of mediation

R Lemos Morais

(2014), pp. 1-8, C Theory, British Columbia, Canada, C1-1

journal
2013

Nanocomunicacao: ubiquidade, materialidade e convergencia

R Lemos Morais

(2013), Artefactum : Revista de Estudos em Linguagem e Tecnologia, C1

journal
2009

Technontologies, complexity and hybrid interfaces

R Lemos Morais, V Kern

(2009), Vol. 7, pp. 29-37, TripleC: communication, capitalism & critique, Middlesex, Eng., C1

journal

Grants

No grants found

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report