Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications

School of Media and Communication



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Leeds under the spotlight

October 16th, 2014

Professor Stephen Coleman and Dr. Julie Firmstone have just published two articles based on their research into the role of digital media and local news in engaging citizens in local political issues.

School of Media and Communication Welcomes Outstanding Doctoral Cohort

October 22nd, 2014

Ten outstanding new doctoral students have been welcomed to the School’s PhD programme for 2014. All candidates are scholarship holders, a testament to the quality of their academic ability and their potential to make important contributions to the field of media and communication
School of Media and Communication

Leeds tops the LinkedIn University Rankings for graduates landing desirable media jobs

October 7th, 2014

In the October 2014 LinkedIn University Rankings (based on career outcomes), Leeds has been ranked Number 1 under best schools for Media Professionals. Schools are ranked based on how successful their recent graduates have been at landing desirable Media jobs.

How much influence do the papers still have on political opinion?

October 7th, 2014

Professor Stephen Coleman (Media and Communication) comments in an article about whether the media still has an influence in politics. (The Independent, 06/10/2014)

PhD candidate Christiaan De Beukelaer delivers a talk at the UNESCO World Forum on Culture and Cultural Industries

October 4th, 2014

Christiaan De Beukelaer presented findings from his PhD research in the panel on “The Power of Culture for Inclusive Societies” alongside Wiendu Nuryanti, Deputy Minister for Cultural Affairs, Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia; Yordanka Fandakova, Mayor of Sofia; Homi Bhabha, Director of the Humanities Center, Harvard University; Elsebeth Krogh, Director of the Danish Centre for Culture and Development; and Frédéric Jacquemin, Director of Africalia; among others.

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