Garma Festival

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Only a couple of days to go until the Garma Festival – one of the most significant gatherings of Indigenous cultural exchange in Australia. Enjoy!

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What’s your PIN?

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The switch to PIN-only credit cards begins this week, but what if you can’t remember your pin??? While the sharing of passwords goes against current banking authentication and consumer protection laws that require customers not to reveal their access codes to anybody, these security requirements are violated everyday. Our collaborative qualitative study of the routine sharing of passwords for online banking among married and de facto couples, Aboriginal users and people with disability in Australia, found that there are multiple situations where the individual shares access codes particularly with members of the family.  To learn more, check out the series of papers on password sharing that we worked on with the Smart Internet Technology CRC, especially Supriya Singh, Anuja Cabraal, Gunela Astbrink and Michele Furlong.      

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Coming Up

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For those of you who are interested in learning more about educational research, the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) is hosting Research Conference 2014 at the Adelaide Convention Centre, which will be held 3 – 5 August, 2014. Research Conference 2014 brings together researchers and practitioners to share their evidence and experience in relation to improvements in both quality and equity in education. Happy conferencing!

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Hi everyone, and welcome to ResearchCrowd News! We’ll be posting news and information on Indigenous research issues on a regular basis. We’ll also be sharing our experiences of some of the research work we’re doing, so make sure to check out our News when you’re online. We welcome your comments and feedback, and we’d love to receive ideas and posts to ensure our News is all about fresh, interesting content on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research and research-related issues. Happy reading. And, enjoy ResearchCrowd! Cheers, Catherine