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Three-D Issue 30

Three-D, issue 30 (PDF, 2 Mb) – Latest In this issue: 1 CPBF folds, hands baton to academics and online activists (Einar Thorsen) Media Policy 2 Campaigning for responsible and accountable media after end of CPBF (Tim Gopsill) 4 Draft proposals for the … Continue reading

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MeCCSA statement on USS pension dispute between UCU and UUK

As an association representing the interest of university students, teachers, and researchers in our field, we wish to express our strong support for those of our members currently taking strike action in opposition to proposed changes in their pension arrangements. … Continue reading

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AGM 2018 documents and Dinah Birch keynote slides

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING LONDON,  JANUARY 11TH. 2018 AGENDA Apologies Minutes of 2017 AGM Matters arising Chair’s Report Treasurer’s Report Reports from Sub-Committees Association Activities Sub-Committee Administration and Communication Sub-Committee Academic Development Sub-Committee Reports from Networks Report on election for Executive … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 29

Three-D, issue 29 (PDF, 3.9 Mb) In this issue: 1 Speaking out (Einar Thorsen) Sexual harassment 2 Weinstein in the news (Anita Biressi) 3 The need for structural and cultural change in media industries (Heather Savigny) 4 Call it by its … Continue reading

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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) In this issue: 1 2017 Election Special: HE policy, media and the campaign (Einar Thorsen) Election 2017 2 The idea of the University (Julian McDougall) 4 Higher Education and the 2017 General Election Manifestos (Andrew … 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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