Remember the Liberal Democrats?: Politics second year reflects on the party conference

Joe Bulman, second year on the Politics and Media degree, attended the Liberal Democrats Party conference in Bournemouth late last month and reflects on his experience below. After what has been a busy summer for me personally, I must admit I nearly forgot they existed. They may have had a hand in government only 5… Read more »

CMC placement adviser presents at international conference

CMC’s Placement Development Adviser Vianna Renaud presented at an international conference on work-based and placement learning in September. Below she shares her experience at the conference and talks about her work on last year’s successful placement and employability event for the PR degree. Vianna Renaud, Placement Development Advisor, Faculty of Media and Communication Last month,… Read more »

Come join us at the SURE Conference on Wednesday, 4th March!

Showcasing undergraduate research excellence, this first event of its kind will highlight research that has been linked to coursework, placements, volunteering, dissertations, and more. As there will be students from the CMC Framework presenting, do come along to show your support while gaining insight into a variety of areas. Do check out the programme of… 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 welcomes Dr Deborah Gabriel

Dr Deborah Gabriel, former journalist , journalism lecturer and founder of Black British Academics, joined CMC this week and is off with a bang.Deborah comes to Bournemouth University after completing her PhD at the University of Salford and brings six year’s of teaching and research and 11 years’ journalism experience to the Media School. Her PhD research examines the… Read more »

Civic political engagement in the new digital era: Paris 24-7 June 2014

The grand international conferences attracting up to 1000 academics are highly prestigious, however the opportunities to find academics in a field, talk in-depth about approaches, concepts, methodologies, data and future ideas is constrained by the size and scale. Hence BU, led by CMC’s Associate Prof. Darren Lilleker, collaborated with Science-Po (Paris) and Sciencecomm (Audencia Nantes) to… 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 »

Advertising students scoop top student award for second time in 3 years

By Melanie Gray, Lecturer and Consultant in Marketing & Advertising A team of final year advertising students took top honours in the prestigious AdVenture student competition in Barcelona this month. Team Fellow’s Cameron Black, Flo Evans, Marta Cowburn Cuesta and Laura Merchan Mcaulay collected their awards in front of a rapturous audience. The award was presented at… 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 »