Research projects

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Current projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Routes to Content Screen Industries Growth Network/Research England 1 February 2019 1 January 2099
INCLUsive Digital Economy Network+: Exploring how social and digital environments can be built, shaped and sustained to enable all people to thrive Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council 1 September 2022 1 September 2027
Women, Ageing and Machine Learning on Screen Leverhulme Trust 8 January 2024 31 March 2027
MUSICSTREAM: Music Culture in the Age of Streaming European Union 1 December 2021 1 December 2026
Film Costumes in Action AHRC/UKRI 1 August 2023 31 July 2026
'What’s on?' Rethinking class in the television industry AHRC 16 October 2023 15 April 2026
Public Service Media in the Age of Platforms (PSM-AP) PSM-AP is supported by UKRI, United Kingdom; FWO, Belgium; DAFSHE, Denmark; and NCN, Poland, under CHANSE ERA-NET Co-fund programme, which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, under Grant Agreement no 101004509. 1 November 2022 31 October 2025

Past projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Generic Visuals in the News: the role of stock photos and simple data visualizations in assembling publics AHRC 1 October 2020 1 October 2023
Feminist Horror Cinema Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 February 2022 31 July 2023
Music for Girls: Women's Knowledge Cultures of Popular Music Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 February 2022 31 July 2023
The Tim Hetherington collection and conflict imagery network Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 July 2020 1 May 2022
Communicating the Pandemic: Improving Public Communication and Understanding Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 August 2020 1 August 2021
Defining Freedom of the Press Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 May 2018 31 May 2020
Improving Deliberation, Improving Copyright (Follow-on Project) Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 May 2019 30 April 2020
Information in Climate Change Adaptation in rural Kenya: a pilot field study Global Challenges Research Fund 1 February 2019 1 August 2019
Histories of Women in the British Film and Television Industries, 1933-89 1 January 2014 31 December 2018
Virtual Holocaust Memoryscapes Arts and Humanities Research Council & Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council ‘Next Generation of Immersive Experiences’ 1 November 2017 1 November 2018
Development assistance and independent journalism in Africa and Latin America: a cross-national and multidisciplinary research network Arts and Humanities Research Council, Department for International Development 1 November 2016 31 October 2018
Digital Community Workspaces: delivering impact through public library and archive networks YARN 1 February 2017 31 March 2018
Visualising the UK General Election 2015 TV Debates Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council 1 November 2013 30 June 2017
Seismic Cities Natural Environment Research Council; Global Challenges Research Fund 8 January 2017 31 March 2017
Improving Deliberation, Improving Copyright Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 November 2016 30 November 2016
Digital Data Analysis, Public Engagement and the Social Life of Methods Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council 1 February 2013 1 July 2013
Communicating Copyright: An Exploration of Copyright Discourses in the Digital Age Economic and Social Research Council 1 June 2011 30 November 2012
Social Issues in Primetime Television: Production Processes and Audience Responses Economic and Social Research Council 1 January 2009 31 December 2010
Strike Stories - Opening the archives on the miners' strike 1984-85 AHRC/BBC Knowledge Exchange Partnership September 2007 June 2009
New Uses of Screens in Post-Lockdown Britain Research England - Policy Support Fund 2 December 2021 Ongoing