The School conducts cutting edge, inter-disciplinary research in journalism, media and cultural studies. We have attracted major research awards from the main funding councils (such as the Arts and Humanities and the Economic and Social Research Councils).
We are also regularly commissioned to carry out research for professional and industry organisations (e.g. the BBC, Independent Television Commission and National Union of Journalists) as well as for regulatory and governmental bodies (such as the Welsh Assembly, Electoral Commission and European Union).
The School's research groups include Journalism Studies; Mediatized Conflict; Race, Representation and Cultural Politics; and Risk, Science, Health and Media.
Funded Research Projects
We have received major research awards from bodies such as the British Academy, the Leverhulme Trust, the ESRC, the AHRC, the BBC and the Broadcasting Standards Commission.
Journals & Publications
Staff at the School publish prolifically in key journalism, media and cultural studies journals and in professional/ industry magazines.
PhD and MPhil Research
The school is home to a thriving cohort of forty five to fifty research students who carry out their research with world-leading scholars and practitioners.