The Culture, Space and Memory research group brings together a cluster of ideas and intellectual orientations that share focus on the cultures, practices and spatial dispositions that inform transdisciplinary approaches to media and communication in the digital age.
Researchers within the Discourse, Data and Society research group undertake problem oriented and critical analysis of how language and discourse shape as well as change contemporary communication across a wide range of social fields including media, politics and the economy.
The Centre for Culture and Everyday Life (CCEL) is a hub of critical, creative and theoretically engaged research that works to build partnerships between academics, practitioners in the arts, cultural institutions, policy-makers and communities.
DigiPol: The Centre for Digital Politics, Media and Democracy
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.
The Language, Data and Society Research Centre is a unique, interdisciplinary centre of research expertise in language, corpus and computational linguistics, multimodal semiotics, (critical) discourse analysis and strategic communication.
City in Film
Mapping the City in Film (2008-10) is a unique project supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council that explores the relationship between film, memory and the urban landscape. Read more
Impacts 08 is a joint research initiative of the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University, which from 2005-2010 evaluated the social, cultural, economic and environmental effects of Liverpool’s hosting the European Capital of Culture title in 2008.
News and (Mis)information about COVID-19 in Brazil
This report examines how Brazilians get information and news about the COVID-19 pandemic, whether they trust different institutions, whether they hold misinformed beliefs about COVID-19 and their propensity to vaccinate in the future in order to tackle the pandemic.
Social Media for Voluntary Organisations aims to develop a framework for contemporary social media practice specific to the non-profit sector, and identify changes in practice emerging through the coronavirus pandemic.
Cold War Toys: Material Cultures of Childhood in Argentina
Cold War Toys provides a cultural, political and affective history of Argentine toys during the Cold War, specifically between the emergence of Peronism in the 1940s and the end of the last civic-military dictatorship in 1983.
Online Abuse and Discrimination in British politics: Women’s experiences and mitigation strategies
This project aims to establish to what extent online abuse impacts on the willingness of women and minoritized groups to work in politics and how they negotiate or mitigate the impact of these communications on their working lives.