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Media Research

We have been at the forefront of research in Media Studies over nearly four decades and have been at the forefront of the development and growth of the discipline.

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

Projects or themes in this area include one or a combination of: critical theory, public cultures and policy.

The Politics of the Image in Ireland and Beyond

Politics of the Image

We seek to illuminate 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


The Centre for Media Research is a pioneer in research led teaching in Media Studies from the late 1970s and continues to lead and develop the field Nationally and Internationally

People within Media Research


Centre for Media Research staff.

Resources within Media Research


Centre for Media Research resources and policy documents



Our research publications.

PhD Opportunities

PhD Opportunities  

Postgraduate research opportunities.

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