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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 senior lecturer writes for New Statesman

The New Statesman yesterday published an article by CMC’s Dr Heather Savigny, senior lecturer in politics, and Leeds Trinity University colleague Deidre O’Neill, associate principal lecturer in journalism,  about their research on the representation of women politicians in the British Press. The article, “It’s 2014 – yet media and politics is still a man’s game”, discusses… 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 »

CMC researchers celebrate publication success

Members of CMC’s Emerging Consumer Cultures Research Group (ECCG) are featured in April’s Journal of Consumer Behaviour – a special issue on Ambiguous Goods.  Dr Janice Denegri-Knott of ECCG was a Guest Editor of the edition, along with Prof Liz Parsons of the University of Liverpool, and Dr Rebecca Jenkins (ECCG), Dr Richard Scullion (ECCG)… Read more »

What does the EU do for you? CMC students, staff head to Brussels to find out

As a result of a successful BU Fusion fund bid, 34 students drawn from across the Politics and Media Degree and other Media and Business School programmes are in Brussels this week for a five-day fact finding trip. The trip is part of a project around engaging the public in the 2014 European Parliamentary Elections…. Read more »

CMC staff celebrate research success

The CMC group is celebrating two successful research bids. Prof Tom Watson was awarded funding for the British Council Researcher Links Workshop  for a project to be conducted with Chulalongkorn University in Thailand. It will be held in February next year. The bid was chosen in competition with 400 submissions. Both national coordinators have early… Read more »

CMC’s CEB, staff and students team up to help local charities

A project to help charities create a social media strategy has started at Bournemouth University. CMC’s Creative Enterprise Bureau (CEB) worked in collaboration with local charities and digital agency Adido to combine skills and knowledge of social media. The project started with a workshop delivered by social media experts to introduce the idea of having… Read more »

Who fills the library with all that stuff to read?

By Richard Scullion CMC Associate Dean So just what else do the academics in our group do beyond creating and delivering teaching and learning directly for for the more than 900 undergraduate and postgraduate students each year, developing assignments and offering feedback and marks for student work? Many people think that is pretty much what… Read more »