Our research

The Institute for Media and Creative Industries is staffed by a distinguished interdisciplinary and transnational team of researchers and practitioners.

We share an interest in developing innovative methodologies and have between us expertise across a number of methods and approaches, including archival and oral history, digital ethnography, participatory and action research.

We are interested in social, cultural, political, economic and technological transformations, which we express as three intersecting and overlapping domains of research: power, control and change in communication and cultural systems at every major level, from global systems, nation states, and organisations and industries, to systems of representation and everyday life and action.

Our PhD opportunities

By pursuing one of our postgraduate research programmes, you will have the opportunity to work with top researchers and industry leaders, and gain first-hand experience of problem-solving. Our aim is to create a vibrant, enthusiastic and forward-thinking community, where world-leading academics and talented doctoral researchers work closely together on developing innovative solutions to real-world problems.

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