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Research, teaching and learning in Journalism, Media and PR

Learn from renowned academics whose research has led to our established reputation, both in the UK and around the world.

Real world focus

Whatever you choose to specialise in, you will be taught and supported by staff with extensive expertise in broadcast, journalism, lens and moving image, photography and performance.

Recent staff projects:

Fuelled by research

The Department of Creative and Cultural Industries at UWE Bristol has a proven reputation in research excellence. Our research centres, established research groups and collaborative projects provide fascinating learning opportunities and give you the chance to dive deeper into your chosen specialist areas.

Take a look at some of our recent research projects

  • Digital Cultures Research Centre projectNth camera: this exciting new app for mobiles and tablets enables groups to spontaneously shoot multi-viewpoint videos for synchronized playback. Currently in its testing phase, questions include target demographics, what type of activity and story-telling benefit from this style of filming, how to brand and market the business going forward, and implications for shooting/editing facilities and platform functionality.
  • Pervasive Media Studio project - Curzons memories app: a project exploring the effect of digital technologies on cinema, at one of the oldest still-working cinemas in the UK.
  • Virtual reality meets documentary and the fourth i-Docs gathering - A unique, three day, cross-disciplinary convening, bringing together thinkers, makers and designers, to debate and showcase the latest work being created in the rapidly evolving, and boundary pushing, interactive documentary field.

Explore more of our research projects.

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