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MeCCSA guidance for REF external advisor roles

Taking up at REF external advisor role? Please consider our REF research consultancy advisory paper Documented evidence, trade union research and anecdotal evidence, together, suggest that the REF scores arrived at by external advisors may be used by Departments to … Continue reading

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MeCCSA nominations for members of REF2021 panels

Process for requesting MeCCSA nomination for additional members of REF2021 Main Panel D and Sub-panels membership Members of the REF2021 expert panels will be appointed through a nominations process. Any association or organization with a clear interest in the conduct, … Continue reading

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Joint statement from BAFTSS and MeCCSA on REF2021 [Updated: response from HEFCE and Panel D Chair]

UPDATED: RESPONSE FROM HEFCE AND THE CHAIR OF PANEL D Recently BAFTSS and MeCCSA agreed the below joint statement in response to concern about the initial decisions by HECFCE regarding REF 2021 that included naming Film and Screen Studies explicitly in sub-panel 33 … Continue reading

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HEFCE call for the Appointment of Sub-Panel chairs for REF 2021

The MeCCSA Executive would like to draw colleagues’ attention to ‘Initial decisions on REF 2021’ (HEFCE Circular letter 33/2017). The funding bodies now wish to appoint a sub-panel chair for each of the 34 REF sub- panels listed in Annex … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 28

Three-D, issue 28 (PDF, 4.7 Mb) – Latest In this issue: 1 2017 Election Special: HE policy, media and the campaign (Einar Thorsen) Election 20172 The idea of the University (Julian McDougall)4 Higher Education and the 2017 General Election Manifestos (Andrew Gunn)5 The … Continue reading

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Conference: TV News: fair, balanced and impartial?

Goldsmiths Curzon, 1pm-5.30pm, Friday 5 May In an era of massive political uncertainty, the role of television news – still the most popular news source for UK audiences – is absolutely central. This seminar offers academics, students and news professionals … Continue reading

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Annual General Meeting 2017

Leeds,  January 12TH. 2017 Below links are to documents submitted to the AGM and have not yet been verified or approved by the meeting. AGENDA 1. Apologies 2. Minutes of 2016 AGM 3. Matters arising 4. Chair’s Report 5. Treasurer’s Report 6. Reports from Sub-Committees … Continue reading

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Response submitted by MeCCSA to the DCMS consultation on the Leveson inquiry and its implementation

Submitted 9th January 2017 This is the response by the Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) to the DCMS consultation on the Leveson inquiry and its implementation. MeCCSA is the professional association for the subjects of media, communications and … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 27

Three-D, issue 27 (PDF, 3.8 Mb) In this issue: 1 Leveson revisited, and HE’s multiple fronts (Einar Thorsen) Media Reform 2 DCMS consultation on Leveson (Steven Barnett) 3 Joining the IPSO Readers’ Advisory Panel (Kate Sang) 4 Government’s consultation and Impress (Máire Messenger … Continue reading

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Studying MeCCSA subjects at University

MeCCSA has produced a film to answer some of the frequently asked questions about studying subjects in our field at University. Feel free to share and use to promote your own courses as you wish. See also our information brochure: Studying Media, … Continue reading

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