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Research at the School of Media

The Centre for Transcultural Research and Media Practice

The Centre for Transcultural Research and Media Practice (CTMP) offers a distinctive, interdisciplinary postgraduate and research environment, dedicated to scholarly and public understandings of migration and globalization, diasporic formations and transnationalism, media and civil society activism, post-conflict/border zones, and transcultural identity formations in Ireland and beyond. Drawing on the fields of film, media and cultural studies, the Centre promotes the use of documentary and ethnographic modes of practice, utilizing new and established media technologies. CTMP constitutes a dynamic interface between film and screen media production, the creative arts and public engagement.

 
   
   

The Centre for Critical Media Literacy

The Centre for Critical Media Literacy aims to facilitate a range of media research, production, learning and community engagement, with a commitment to equality and diversity, and to an understanding of media literacy in wider social, economic and political contexts. Its mission includes scientifically informed and timely studies of the changing technologies that are used in media production, distribution and consumption.‌