Research Themes

Creative Industries Institute

Creative Industries Institute

Bringing together our research and teaching expertise to collaborate with industry, government and communities.

Emerging Media, Pedagogy and Creative Industries

Emerging media

Practice-driven research that centres on using contemporary media.

Critical Theory, Critical Regionalism, Public Culture and Media Policy

Critical theory

Researching projects or themes involving critical theory, public cultures and policy.

The Politics of the Image in Ireland and Beyond

Politics of the Image

Illuminating questions of cultural representation, capitalism and class; national identity; and forms of political cinema.

PhD opportunities in Media Studies

Check our funded and self-funded PhD opportunities in Media Studies.

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Our Research

About Media Research


A pioneer in research led teaching in Media Studies from the late 1970s, our research centre continues to lead and develop the field nationally and internationally.

People within Media Research

Our People

Meet the staff behind our Media Studies research.

Resources within Media Research


Centre for Media Research resources and policy documents

PhD Opportunities

PhD Opportunities  

Postgraduate research opportunities.

News for Media Research