The University of Colorado (CU) has put forward a proposal to develop a new College of Media, Design and the Arts, at its Boulder, CO campus. The Steering Committee responsible for this initiative has identified recommendations which:
respond to the needs and interests of a growing body of students who seek to master digital media and information and communication technology (ICT) for successful careers in the fine and performing arts, journalism, design, organizational communication, and related fields, and who value an
I have contributed a short discussion piece to the forthcoming issue of Australian Journalism Review on journalism and the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) exercise. The paper can be dowloaded here (note: not yet final version), and the abstract is below.
This paper considers the implications of journalism research being located within the Field of Research associated with the creative arts and writing in the recent Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)
evaluations. While noting that this classification does capture
Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards at QUT: Call for Expressions of Interest
In 2011, the Australian Research Council is introducing a new funding scheme for early career researchers, the Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA), for funding commencing in 2012. We are calling for expressions of interest from eligible researchers wishing to conduct their DECRA research at QUT in the communication, media, cultural studies and journalism disciplines.
QUT is the leading media research institution in Australia, having been awarded a ranking of