Research Staff

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  • Dr Yemisi Akinbobola

    Visiting Lecturer

    Yemisi is the Distance Learning Programme Coordinator and Visiting Lecturer at the Birmingham School of Media. She is responsible for delivering distance learning partnerships, and teaches journalism and media at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In 2010, she defended her doctoral dissertation in Media at Birmingham...

  • 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...

  • Rachel-Ann Charles

    Postdoctoral Researcher

    Rachel-Ann’s research, 'Evaluating community media initiatives: an impact assessment of the Shoot to Live project in Trinidad and Tobago', looks at the impact of media for social change programs and projects in at-risk communities in Trinidad and Tobago. Other areas also come to the fore in this study such as poverty, youth,...

  • 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...

  • Dr. Hazel Collie

    Lecturer in Media Theory

    Hazel Collie completed her PhD “Television for Women: Generation, Gender and the Everyday” at De Montfort University in 2014. Her doctoral research was undertaken as part of the AHRC funded project “A History of Television for Women in Britain, 1947-1989”. Hazel’s PhD thesis considered the role of television in the lives of...

  • 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...

  • Dr Gemma Commane

    Lecturer in Media and Communications

    Dr Gemma Commane is a Lecturer in Media and Communications, and an active researcher in the fields of media and cultural studies, and gender and sexuality. Gemma’s academic background is in Media and Cultural Studies, with a BA in Communication, Culture and Media (Coventry University, 2005) and an MA in Continental Philosophy...

  • 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...

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