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

    Reader in Creative Economies

    Dr. Oliver Carter is a Reader in Creative Economies 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 is the author of the...

  • Sam Coley

    Course Leader MA Media Production and Associate Professor (International)

    Category: Personal Tutor of the Year More about Extra Mile Sam Coley is an Associate Professor (International) for the Faculty of Arts, Design and Media at Birmingham City University. He is also Award Leader for the MA Media Production at Birmingham School of Media, where he teaches a range of undergraduate...

  • 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

    Professor of Cultural Studies and Associate Director, Birmingham Media and Cultural Research

    Kirsten Forkert is an interdisciplinary researcher, teacher and activist. She sees teaching as a space for students connect with what they feel passionate about, explore their intellectual curiosity and creativity, and to reflect on the power relations at play within the current political moment. Her research focuses on...

  • 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...

  • Dr Matt Grimes

    Course Director BA (Hons) Music Industries, Senior Lecturer in Music Industries and Radio

    Dr Matt Grimes is the course director for the BA (Hons) Music Industries course and a Senior Lecturer in Music Industries and Radio, with over 13 years teaching experience in higher education. In 2020, he received his PhD exploring ageing and identity in British anarcho-punks. Prior to joining the Birmingham School of Media...

  • Dave Harte

    Deputy Head of School and 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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