News from Birmingham School of Media
UNIVERSITY NEWS 17 MAR 2017
Birmingham City University plans to have the whole city bouncing on Friday 24 March with ‘The Big Birmingham Bounce’ for Comic Relief taking place at its City Centre Campus.
UNIVERSITY NEWS 14 MAR 2017
Gay pornography, online and onscreen, is a controversial and significantly under-researched area of cultural production. In the first book of its kind, ‘Gay Pornography: Representations of...
UNIVERSITY NEWS 01 MAR 2017
For two weeks at the end of their third year, BA Media (Radio Station module) students complete a two-week ‘Scratch Radio Refresh’, taking over the no.1 student radio station in Birmingham,...
UNIVERSITY NEWS 23 FEB 2017
A Birmingham City University graduate is celebrating after being shortlisted for the UK Music Outstanding Graduate Contribution to Music award.
UNIVERSITY NEWS 20 FEB 2017
A golden era of music television is set to be recreated at Birmingham City University, as a major new research project looking at jazz broadcasting in the 1960s gets underway.
UNIVERSITY NEWS 03 FEB 2017
Professor Bashir Makhoul, Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Birmingham City University, is exhibiting once again at Liverpool’s Bluecoat, as the art centre beings a 300-day programme celebrating its...
UNIVERSITY NEWS 01 FEB 2017
When it comes to humour on television, no topic is off limits for modern audiences, although offence is likely to be caused if the social majority addresses a minority group, according to a new...
UNIVERSITY NEWS 27 JAN 2017
An exhibition documenting the underground Northern Soul scene in Birmingham and the Midlands has gone on display.
UNIVERSITY NEWS 12 JAN 2017
Birmingham City University is to launch a Centre for Brexit Studies this month, created to further enhance understanding of the consequences of the UK withdrawing from the European Union (EU).
UNIVERSITY NEWS 21 NOV 2016
Birmingham City University is in talks to form closer ties with China’s largest national broadcasting network, China Central Television (CCTV).
UNIVERSITY NEWS 16 NOV 2016
Birmingham City University is showcasing its educational opportunities in Portugal for the first time, as the institution celebrates more than quadrupling its current Portuguese cohort over the...
UNIVERSITY NEWS 11 NOV 2016
Humour has long been recognised for its power to hurt, to offend and to ridicule, but it also has the capacity to entertain, to bring people together and make work life easier.