Postgraduate Research at the Department of Communication and Media


The Department has a long-standing reputation for interesting and innovative research.

Groups Media, Politics and Society

Research Groups

Our Research Groups bring together a cluster of ideas and intellectual orientations.


Research Seminars

We host a range of seminars throughout the year.

Postgraduate Research Opportunities

Postgraduate Research Opportunities

Our internationally acclaimed research feeds insights into our teaching.

Centre for Cultural Value

Centre for Cultural Value

National research centre dedicated to building a shared understanding of the differences that arts, culture, heritage and screen make to people’s lives and to society.

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PGR Students

Meet our postgraduate research students.

Impact #Speakout


Explore some of the recent research projects from the Communication and Media, and the real-life impact they have had.

Institute of Cultural Capital

Institute of Cultural Capital

The Institute of Cultural Capital conducts collaborative and interdisciplinary research that critically examines the role and value of cultural interventions in urban environments, from grassroots initiatives to large-scale cultural events and festivals.

DigiPol: The Centre for Digital Politics, Media and Democracy DigiPol research group logo

DigiPol: The Centre for Digital Politics, Media and Democracy

DigiPol is an interdisciplinary centre that champions challenge-led collaborative and interdisciplinary research to address some of the most pressing research questions around digital media and democracy.