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Current PhD Students

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  • Emily Bettison

    PhD Researcher

    Emily's research project is 'The Creativity of Radio: How Does Radio as an Industry Understand and Negotiate Creativity?' Radio is classified as a creative industry, but is often neglected in creative industry discussions. In her thesis, Emily aims to bridge this gap, exploring a range of broadcasting models and the variety...

  • Sam Cleeve

    Doctoral researcher

    Sam is a doctoral candidate at the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research (BCMCR). His current research explores emerging new media as modalities of musical immersion and engagement; his previous work on the phenomenology of musical immersion has been published by  Perspectives of New Music . He holds degrees in...

  • Matt Grimes

    Senior Lecturer in Music Industries and Radio, Award Leader MA Music Industries, Degree Leader Music Industries

    Matt Grimes is the award leader for MA Music Industries, Degree Leader for Music Industries at the Birmingham School of Media and Senior Lecturer in Music Industries and Radio. Prior to joining the Birmingham School of Media and the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research (BCMCR) as an academic, Matt worked...

  • David Kane

    Senior Research Fellow

    David is a Senior Research Fellow in the Social Research and Evaluation Unit (SREU), based in the Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences . David's current research project is 'Brum Beat: pop music and cultural heritage in Birmingham', examining what motivates people to engage with pop heritage and what these activities...

  • Sarah Raine

    PhD Researcher

    Current research Sarah's research project is A Little Togetherness: Exploring the individual narratives and scene discourse of young Northern Soulies in the UK and Spain , examining the younger generations of the scene in both countries. Sarah's research looks at the different narratives produced through dominant scene...

  • Sebastian Svegaard

    PhD Researcher

    Current project Sebastian is currently working on his project "All The Feels!" - Music, Affect and Critique in Fanmade Music Videos , which centres around videos which present a media critique. Sebastian's thesis aims to find out to what extent video-makers, or 'vidders', within transformative Western media fandom present...

  • Connor Winterton

    PhD Researcher and Associate Lecturer

    Connor Winterton is a PhD Candidate in the Birmingham School of Media, where he is also an Associate Lecturer. Connor holds degrees from the University of Leicester and University of Birmingham, where he was educated primarily in Film Studies. Following on from his work at BA and MRes level that continually centred on gender...

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