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All postgraduate students of our institutional members can participate in the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network for free! Please check our membership list to see if your institution is already a member (you do not need to be named in the list, just your institution), or sign up for individual postgraduate membership.

Postgraduate Funding – HEFCE Consultation (Updated circular)

Dear Colleagues, I am writing following discussion at the Executive Committee to advise members who may not be aware of it about the current consultation on the future of postgraduate research funding by HEFCE.  In particular this consultation proposes changes to the allocation method for the research degree programme (RDP) supervision fund from 2012-13 and …Continue Reading

Call for Papers: MeCCSA 2012 Conference

MeCCSA 2012 Conference 11th-13th January 2012 University of Bedfordshire www.beds.ac.uk/meccsa www.meccsa.org MeCCSA is the subjectassociation for the field of media, communication and cultural studies inUK Higher Education. The field includes film and TV production,journalism, radio, photography, creative writing, publishing, interactive media andthe web; and it includes higher education for media practice as well as formedia …Continue Reading

Annual MeCCSA Conference 2012

The Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) is the UK subject association for those researching and teaching in the area, whether in arts, humanities or social sciences departments. In 2012 the MeCCSA annual conference will be hosted by the Bedfordshire Institute for Media, Arts and Performance at the Luton Campus Centre, University of Bedfordshire. The conference will be …Continue Reading

Switching off analogue: Digital radio policymaking and the public

This seminar will examine the development of digital radio policy and the extent to which the voices of different interests – the public, broadcasters and equipment manufacturers – have been heard. Plans for switching from analogue radio involve questions of accountability in policy development and market based approaches to media regulation. 

Switching off analogue: Digital radio policymaking and the public

6 June 2011, 10.30-4.00 University of Leeds Seminar organised by MeCCSA’s Radio Studies network and Policy network, with the Media Industries Research Centre at the Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds.   This seminar will examine the development of digital radio policy and the extent to which the voices of different interests – the …Continue Reading

Switching off analogue – Digital radio policymaking and the public

This seminar will examine the development of digital radio policy and the extent to which the voices of different interests – the public, broadcasters and equipment manufacturers – have been heard. Plans for switching from analogue radio involve questions of accountability in policy development and market based approaches to media regulation.

HEFCE postgraduate research funding consultation

Members may be interested in a current Consultation on the allocation method for postgraduate research funding from 2012-13 being run by HEFCE.  This has been notified to all universities but may not have percolated to all staff.  It is of particular interest to work in our field because it relates to the research degree programme …Continue Reading

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