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Ideas Camp at Russell-Cotes. An Away Day for Consumer Researchers at BU.

Ideas Camp 2015 will take place on Thursday, 11th June from 10.15am – 4.30pm at the Morning Room in the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum. The event is a day to share and generate ideas for collaboration across BU consumer researchers, consisting of four sessions: New Practices & Contexts, Food, Spaces and Human Consumer with topics ranging… Read more »

CMC’s Lilleker on the importance of media freedom & why the attack on Charlie Hebdo was an attack on democracy

Originally published on the Political Studies Association website. Controlling or silencing the media is the first act of any anti-democratic force. From the destruction of the printing presses in Medieval Europe to seizures following the ascent to power of the dictators who shaped the Twentieth Century, to punitive controls by Putin in modern day Russia,… Read more »

Academia remains alive… just needs to be more kicking!

 CMC’s Dr Richard Scullion, associate dean, recently attended the annual Society for Research in Higher Education (SRHE) in Newport, Wales to present his paper on students as producers. The event, which attracts a wide range of scholars from across all established disciplines, was also attended by CMC’s Dr Dan Jackson and Dr Sue Eccles and Media… Read more »

CMC team in Bangkok maps joint social media research projects

Working with partners at Bangkok’s Chulalongkorn University, a team from BU’s Corporate and Marketing Communication group led and participated in a British Council Researcher Links Workshop in Bangkok from November 2 to 4. For the Workshop coordinators Professor Tom Watson of the Media School and Associate Professor Jirayudh Sinthuphan of Chulalongkorn’s Faculty of Communication Arts,… Read more »

Haywood takes top honours at Academy of Marketing conference

Helen Haywood, senior lecturer and deputy programme leader for the marketing communications degree, was awarded best paper in the marketing of higher education track at the Academy of Marketing Conference last week. The event, held at the Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel from 7-10 July, attracted about 300 presenters from more than 450 applications to present. Several… Read more »

CMC final years to present at 4th annual Promotional Communications Conference

Tomorrow nearly 50 advertising, marketing and public relations undergraduates will present their dissertation research at CMC’s Fourth Annual Promotional Communications Conference at the Executive Business Centre. The conference, expected to draw more than 100 delegates, will hear papers on a variety of topics from insights about how young people use the latest social media tools… Read more »

CMC students head to Barcelona as finalists in Ad Venture

 Two teams of final-year advertising students are finalists in the EACA’s annual Ad Venture competition. These two BU teams are amongst three finalist teams. The eight students from Fellow and Daffadowndilly agencies will head to Barcelona on 9 May for the edcom annual conference. At the event, they’ll find out which of the three finalist… Read more »

Keynotes announced for CMC’s Promotional Communications annual Conference

The 50 final year dissertation students signed up to present at the fourth annual Promotional Communications Conference on 23 May will be treated to the acumen of two keynotes with a combined 40 years experience in  exploiting the value of research insights for brand owners. This week, the conference organising team announced that Chris Nurko, Global Chairman… Read more »

#BUEU2014: Students travel to the EU Parliament in Brussels, interview MEPs

In mid-March, 34 students from across the Politics and Media Degree and other Media and Business School programmes spent a week in Brussels on a fact finding trip to prepare for a project that focuses on the 2014 European Parliamentary Elections. Television Production second-year student Edward Lawrence was amongst those students. Below is a reflection… Read more »