Our Research

Healthy Music Audiences: Music, Gender and Health

Dr Rosemary Hill led the Healthy Music Audiences project which focused on improving safety at live music events.

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Star Wars: Production, Promotion and Reception

Dr Richard McCulloch is co-editor of Disney’s Star Wars: Forces of Production, Promotion and Reception, a collection of essays surrounding one of the biggest franchises of our time. 

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Social Content Ratings to Sentiment Analysis

Dr Jennifer Hessler's research, "Social Content Ratings to Sentiment Analysis: The cultivation and commodification of affective television engagement"

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Bodies of Work

 

Dr Rebecca Saunders’ book Bodies of Work: The Labour of Sex in the Digital Age.

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Peoplemeter Technologies

Dr Jennifer Hessler's research into peoplemeter technologies and the measurement of of audience participation by biometrics.

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Girls Being Rey

Dr Benjamin Litherlands's research piece, in collaboration with Elizabeth Reed and Rachel Wood, "Girls being Rey: ethical cultural consumption, families and popular feminism".

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Journalism in Crisis

Dr Errol Salamon’s co-edited book Journalism in Crisis: Bridging Theory and Practice for Democratic Media Strategies in Canada.

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Historia Ludens

Dr Benjamin Litherland’s co-edited book Historia Ludens: The Playing Historian.

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Fandom: Identities and Communities

Professor Cornel Sandvoss' collection, Fandom: Identities and Communities in a Mediated World

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The Politics of Against

Professor Cornel Sandvoss’ piece ‘The Politics of Against: Political Participation, Anti-fandom, and Populism'.

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The Lioness Project

Dr Rebecca Saunders’ current project is in conjunction with the tech company Lioness, creator of the first smart vibrator. Her project investigates the impact of engaging with data on contemporary sexual subjectivity by working with end users.

Here be Monsters

Dr Rebecca Saunders' article, "Here Be Monsters".

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