Research Outputs

Academic Papers

Power, J., Moor, L., Anderson, J., Waling, A., James, A., Shackelton, N., Agnew, E, Farrell, A.M., & Dowsett, GW. (2022). Traversing TechSex: benefits and risks in digitally mediated sex and relationships. Sexual Health. Online First. DOI: doi:10.1071/SH2122. Open Access.

Power, J., & Waling, A. (2020). Editorial: New technologies are changing sex, intimacy and health. Health Sociology Review. 29(3): 229-231. Special Issue: Tech, Sex and Health: The Place of New Technologies in Sex, Sexual Health, and Human Intimacy.

James, A., Power, J., & Waling, A. (2020). Conceptualising the continuum of female genital fashioning practices. Health Sociology Review. 29(3): 294-311.

Media Articles

Shackleton, N., Farrell, A.M., & Power, J. (2022). A third of surveyed Australians say the internet is good for their sex lives. The Conversation. 15.02.2022.

James, A. (2021). Le porno peut-il avoir des conséquences négatives sur la santé? Le Drenche. 15.03.2021.

Moor, L & James, A. (2021). We research sex; let us tell you about the future. Future of Sex. 24.08.2021.

Power, J & Waling, A. (2020). Online sex parties and virtual reality porn: can sex in isolation be as fulfilling as real life? The Conversation.

Waling, A (interviewed). (2020). Is watching porn bad for your health? We asked 5 experts. The Conversation.

Power, J. (2019). More than half of Aussie men report experiencing sexual difficulties. The Conversation.

Creative Works

Power, J., Von Doussa, H., & Jones, T. (Eds). (2020). Bent Street 4.1—Love from a Distance. Clouds of Magellan Press, Melbourne.

Media Appearances

Andrea Waling 2020 quoted in “COVID Canoodling.” June 9. Western Independent. By Ashleigh Davis

Andrea Waling 2020 Expert interview for “QUICKIE: What is ethical porn?” (16.12.2020). Search Engine Sex. Spotify Studios & Audio cloud. Podcast host: Rowdie Walden.

Andrea Waling 2020 Expert interview for “QUICKIE: What is ethical porn?” (16.12.2020). Search Engine Sex. Spotify Studios & Audio cloud. Podcast host: Rowdie Walden.

Andrea Waling 2020 Expert interview for “How to navigate porn in relationships” (16.12.2020). Search Engine Sex. Spotify Studios & Audio cloud. Podcast host: Rowdie Walden.

Jennifer Power quoted in “The New Normal || The Kiss: New transmissions of love.” (May 31 2020). Newcastle Herald. By Simon Bourke. 

Jennifer Power & Andrea Waling quoted in “Sex and social distancing: How the coronavirus crisis is changing intimacy.” (March 24 2020). CNET. By Leslie Katz.

Andrea Waling quoted in “The reasons for low libido you may not have considered.” (Feb 5 2020). ABC Life: Sex & Relationships. By Kellie Scott.

Andrea Waling quoted in “More orgasms for women: It’s time to close the masturbation gap.”(Aug 27 2019). ABC Life: Sex & Relationships. By Kellie Scott.

Webinars

From a distance: Sex and technology during COVID-19. (July 16 2020). Speakers Prof Suzanne Fraser, Dr Jamie Hakim, and Dr Amanda Gesselman.

Events

Lily Moor won second place in the 2021 School of Psychology and Public Health (La Trobe University) in the school level heat for the 3-Minute-Thesis (3MT) competition and competed in the college level round.

Alexandra James was one of five successful competitors in the Reel Smart Academic Pitch competition for TechSex as part of the AIDC conference (March 3 2020). Check out more here!

Andrea Waling competed in the La Trobe University ‘Research Rumble’ presenting on TechSex (Nov 26 2019).

Conference Presentations

Power, J., & Waling, A. (2021 September 8). Benefits and risks in digitally mediated sex [Oral presentation]. Joint Invited Speaker Session – Cross Track: New research into digital technologies – opportunities and challenges for sexual health & HIV health promotion. Joint Australasian HIV & AIDS and Sexual Health Conference (hosted online).

Law and Society Association Annual Meeting 2021 in the Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network, Nicole Shackleton and Professor Anne-Maree Farrell presented the paper “Regulating Deepfake Pornography”.