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Research Centres

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  • Dr Simon Barber

    Research Fellow

    Dr Simon Barber researches, writes and lectures about popular music, the music industries, digital culture and jazz. As a member of the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research, Simon is particularly interested in the study of songwriting, and relationships between creative workers and industry. He convenes the...

  • Paul Bradshaw

    Course Leader (MA Multiplatform and Mobile Journalism)

    Paul Bradshaw leads both the  MA in Data Journalism and the  MA in Multiplatform and Mobile Journalism at Birmingham City University, and works as a consultant data journalist in the BBC England data unit. He is also the founder of the investigative journalism crowdsourcing site, Help Me Investigate , which was...

  • Dr Oliver Carter

    Senior Lecturer in Media and Cultural Theory

    Dr. Oliver Carter is a senior lecturer in media and cultural theory at the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research, Birmingham City University. His research focuses on alternative economies of cultural production; informal forms of industry that are often removed from a formal cultural industries discourse. He has...

  • Sam Coley

    Course Leader MA Media Production and Senior Lecturer

    Category: Personal Tutor of the Year More about Extra Mile Sam Coley is Senior Lecturer in Radio at Birmingham City University, where he teaches radio production, online radio, documentary production, commercial production and digital audio editing. He has a background in both the UK and New Zealand radio...

  • Jez Collins

    Research Project Manager

    Jez Collins brings over 20 years of experience as a social and cultural entrepreneur in the creative, and particularly music, industries in Birmingham. Jez is an early stage researcher having recently returned to academia and completed his MA. As the founder of the Birmingham Music Archive, Jez has a keen interest in the...

  • Faye Davies

    Senior Lecturer in Media and Cultural Theory, and Deputy Programme Director BA (Hons) Media and Communication

    Faye Davies is Senior Lecturer in Media and Cultural Theory at the Birmingham School of Media. She joined the University in 2001. Her expertise lies in Media and Cultural theory, particularly in the areas of television, developing pedagogical approaches for media education and digital cultures. Faye has also presented...

  • Dr Kirsten Forkert

    Lecturer in Media Theory

    Kirsten Forkert is a researcher and activist, and researches the politics of cultural work and education. She completed a PhD in Media and Communications at Goldsmiths, University of London in 2011, under the supervision of Professor Angela McRobbie. Her PhD thesis explored the conditions experienced by freelance artists in...

  • Professor Nicholas Gebhardt

    Professor of Jazz and Popular Music Studies, Director of Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research

    Nick Gebhardt is Professor of Jazz and Popular Music Studies and Director of Research in the Birmingham School of Media. His work focuses on jazz and popular music in American culture and his publications include Going For Jazz: Musical Practices and American Ideology (Chicago), Vaudeville Melodies: Popular Musicians and...

  • 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...

  • Dave Harte

    Associate Professor in Journalism and Media Studies

    Dave Harte is Associate Professor in Journalism and Media Studies. He researches the emerging trend of local community ‘hyperlocal’ news websites and has published widely on the subject. He has a track record of working with local media companies to support the growth of the creative economy. For many years he has worked...

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