Media and Cultural Studies
Research in Birmingham School of Media is directed through the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research (BCMCR). Our researchers and postgraduate researchers engage in research across a range of research clusters, comprising of:
- Popular Music Studies
- Screen Cultures
- History, Heritage and Archives
- Journalism, Activism and Community
- Creative Industries
- Jazz Studies
In REF 2014 the research environment in Birmingham School of Media was recognised as conducive to producing research of internationally excellent quality, with over half of research outputs submitted graded as internationally excellent and considerable impact in terms of reach and significance.
M & E Lab
Developing effective media methods
Helping improve monitoring and evaluation for new projects and ongoing research.
CHIME Research Project
Exploring the uses of different types of heritage
Why festivals are so undervalued in Europe’s culture
CI & CE
Getting deprived communities involved in creative cultures
Cultural Intermediation and Creative Economy
1960s jazz broadcasting
Recreating music TV's golden era
Establishing a cross-generational forum of archivists, fan collectors and media studies academics.
Discovering new insights into European issues
New insights to address social, cultural and political problems