Climate Change Network The aim of the Climate Change Network is to strengthen the ability of MeCCSA and its members to respond to and lead the worldwide academic contribution to understanding media, communication and cultural studies where they meet issues of climate change, environment and sustainable development; it will do this by continually encourage MeCCSA …Continue Reading

Peter Golding

MeCCSA Honorary Secretary Peter Golding joined Northumbria University as Pro-Vice-Chancellor in August 2010. Previously he was Professor of Sociology at Loughborough University, where from 1991-2006 he was Head of Social Sciences, and from 2006-2010 Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research. He co-edits the European Journal of Communication, is chair of the European Sociological Association Media Research Network, and from 2000-2005 co-chaired …Continue Reading

Christine Geraghty

Christine Geraghty is Chair of Film and Television Studies in the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies at University of Glasgow. Before becoming a full time academic in 1993, she had taught film part time for many years, whilst pursuing a career as a trade unionist, both experiences which come in useful now. She …Continue Reading

Sue Thornham

MeCCSA Chair Sue Thornham is Professor of Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Sussex. She was a member of the Executive Committee of AMCCS and has been a member of the MeCCSA Executive Committee since 1998. She is a MeCCSA representative on the Skillset HE Forum, and is Chair of The QAA Benchmarking …Continue Reading

Gillian Doyle

Gillian Doyle works within the Centre for Cultural Policy Research (CCPR) based in the Department of Theatre, Film & Television at the University of Glasgow. She is Course Director of the new Masters in Media Management at Glasgow and her teaching and research interests are centred around media economics and media policy. She is on …Continue Reading


Research BFI Moving Image Research Registry JANET (Joint Academic Network) UKERNA (UK Education & Research Networking Association) JISC (Joint Information Systems Committee) Signs Of The Times Radical Philosophy RAE 2008 (Research Assessment Exercise) We’re All Media Moguls Now (Natalie Fenton, Education Guardian, Jan 18 2005) Teaching Art Design Media Subject Centre of the Higher …Continue Reading


Three-D: MeCCSA’s newsletter Three-D, issue 16 (PDF, 2.5 Mb) – Latest In this issue: 1 HE cuts: refuse, resist (Einar Thorsen) Features 2 What are we fighting for? (Michael Chanan) 4 Young people, protest and education (Lee Salter) 7 Student occupation against the cuts (Anthony Killick) 9 Funding crisis: the view from Scotland (Raymond Boyle) …Continue Reading

Discussion list

MeCCSA JISCmail list MeCCSA operates a discussion and information list through the JISCmail system. This list is free to join and provides a forum for the exchange of information on conferences, seminars, journals, jobs and events. The MeCCSA JISCmail list is also designed to encourage the sharing of research activities and information on all aspects …Continue Reading

2008 MeCCSA Postgraduate Conference

110 delegates attended the event, including 90 national and International postgraduate students and 20 academic members of staff. Over 70 research papers were presented and a diverse menu of workshops was offered for delegates to choose from. This ranged from ‘Academic CV Writing’ and ‘Interview Techniques’ skills training, provided by the Careers, Development and Employment …Continue Reading

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