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Sport Sciences - Media
14.07.2017
Women have to 'prove they are sports fans'
Women have to ’prove they are sports fans’
Female sports fans struggle to be taken seriously and feel they are regarded as being less committed than male fans, according to research by Dr Stacey Pope , who answers some questions about her findings below.
Media - Earth Sciences
11.07.2017
Ultramarathon challenge for Cardiff graduate
Jamie Maddison, a former student of the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, is setting off on a 100-mile ultramarathon in Kazakhstan this September.
Media - Literature/Linguistics
26.06.2017
Media
22.06.2017
Supporting young journalists
The Sue Lloyd Roberts Scholarship - designed to support the training of young journalists at Cardiff University's School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies - has received a £50,000 donation from the BBC.
Media
16.06.2017
Addition of new maths app equals better learning for children
A nationwide research project has been awarded to the University of Nottingham to find out if a specially designed maths app can improve learning and potentially transform the way maths is taught to 4-6 year olds.
Administration/Government - Media
08.06.2017
QS World University Rankings 2018
Cardiff University has climbed three places in a prestigious ranking of the world's leading universities.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Media
07.06.2017
Change in USA food policies could prevent 230,000 heart disease deaths by 2030
Change in USA food policies could prevent 230,000 heart disease deaths by 2030
Increased discounts on fruit and vegetables, and higher taxes on sugary drinks, could prevent heart disease deaths, says a new study.
Computer Science/Telecom - Media
18.05.2017
Family TV viewing and SMS texting could help cut internet energy use
Family TV viewing and SMS texting could help cut internet energy use
Scrapping automatically-playing videos in apps and reversing trends of instant messaging and on-demand services could be key to cutting the growing energy demand of the Internet. Researchers looking more closely than ever before into everyday mobile device habits - and in particular the impact smartphone and tablet apps have on data demand - are suggesting ways that society can cut back on its digital energy consumption.
Media
05.05.2017
General election result could be victim of extreme spin by politicians, warns media expert
General election result could be victim of extreme spin by politicians, warns media expert
General election result could be victim of extreme spin by politicians, warns media expert Following many accusations of spin this week from different political parties, media expert and Professor of
Astronomy - Media
21.04.2017
QMUL academic makes TIME's 100 Most Influential People list
QMUL academic makes TIME’s 100 Most Influential People list
An academic from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been named as one of TIME Magazine's 100 most influential people in the world.  Dr Guillem Anglada-Escudé from QMUL's School of Physics and Astronomy was featured on the list's ‘pioneers' section, for leading a study that discovered an Earth-size planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, our closest neighbouring star.
Media
12.04.2017
Go Albion, go Albion, go go go!
Go Albion, go Albion, go go go! The local football club's long-awaited return to the top flight after more than 30 years is now tantalisingly close - and the city's two universities hope that a video of ‘good luck' messages will give the team the support they need in the last few matches.
Media
10.04.2017
New research collaboration to enrich public debate around 'fake news'
New research collaboration to enrich public debate around ’fake news’
A new guide to 'fake news' has been launched by the Public Data Lab , an interdisciplinary network co-founded by Institute for Policy Research Prize Fellow, Dr Jonathan Gray.
Event - Media
06.04.2017
Hyperlocals get new online community
Communities and local journalist are benefiting from the launch of an exciting new platform to share information, tips and ideas.
Media
05.04.2017
Critical minds needed more than ever to navigate global media landscape, say Sussex and CUHK
Critical minds needed more than ever to navigate global media landscape, say Sussex and CUHK
Critical minds needed more than ever to navigate global media landscape, say Sussex and CUHK In the face of an increasing challenging global media landscape, we need media literate graduates more than ever to understand the world we live in.
Media
31.03.2017
Jeremy Corbyn will close the gap on Theresa May within six months, says Diane Abbott
Jeremy Corbyn will close the gap on Theresa May within six months, says Diane Abbott
Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott MP has said that people should judge Jeremy Corbyn in six months, by which time she expects Labour's poor poll ratings to have improved.
Media
21.03.2017
Opinion: Aid workers get a bad rap - but too often they're thrown in at the deep end
Opinion: Aid workers get a bad rap - but too often they’re thrown in at the deep end
The media are quick to criticise humanitarian organisations as inefficient and expensive, writes Corinna Frey (Cambridge Judge Business School), in The Conversation, but we should remember the extremely challenging work they do.
Media - Administration/Government
08.03.2017
Journalism ranked amongst ‘world’s elite’
Journalism at Cardiff University is officially ranked amongst the world's best according to the latest world rankings published today (Wednesday 8 th March, 2017).
Media
07.03.2017
"Change is about identifying the mechanism that delivers"
"Change is about identifying the mechanism that delivers" To celebrate International Women's Day on 8 March, Professor Claire Annesley, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Equalities and Diversity, suggests we consider being bold by changing the rules.
Media - Careers/Employment
27.02.2017
New home for Cardiff University’s School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies
Cardiff University's School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies is to move to a state-of-the-art building in Cardiff's Central Square Development, situated alongside national broadcaster BBC Wales.
Media
15.02.2017
Top BBC journalists return to Sussex
Top BBC journalists return to Sussex
Top BBC journalists return to Sussex Two eminent BBC journalists, who are also Sussex alumni, will be revisiting their alma mater next month to discuss the changing face of the media in the latest of the ‘Alumni Masterclass' events at the university.
Social Sciences - Media
09.02.2017
Brexit hate crime
Social Data Science Lab awarded £250,000 grant to set up centre to monitor Brexit-related hate crime on social media Researchers from Cardiff University have been awarded a quarter of a million pounds to help the UK Government monitor Brexit-related hate crime on social media.
Media - Politics
02.02.2017
New Cardiff University Welsh journalism module challenges ’fake news’
A new and unique Welsh medium module, 'Cymru: Y Senedd, y Straeon a'r Spin' ('Wales: The Senedd, The Stories and The Spin'), will run for the first time in Cardiff University from February 2017.
Media - Life Sciences
23.01.2017
Online media use shows strong genetic influence
Online media use such as social networking and gaming could be strongly influenced by our genes, according to a new study by researchers from King's College London. Access to and engagement with online media continues to grow at an unprecedented speed, and it plays an increasingly important role in the development and experience of people across all age groups.
Media - Medicine/Pharmacology
28.12.2016
Portrayal of women’s drinking habits in the media offers biased, judgemental view
Women who binge drink are depicted more negatively by the media than men who do the same thing, according to new research. Researchers at the University of Glasgow and Glasgow Caledonian University have investigated how the media report women's and men's binge drinking. The study, which is published in BMJ Open, analysed 308 articles published over two years in seven popular UK national newspapers and found that women's binge drinking was given more coverage in the media, despite men drinking more in reality.
Administration/Government - Media
13.12.2016
UofG research features in Top 100 science paper rankings
A new ranking of the year's top 100 research papers features two high-profile contributions from University of Glasgow scientists. The ranking, announced today by the data science company Altmetric, is an annually released list of academic papers which have received the most attention in the previous year from sources which Altmetric track.
Media
12.12.2016
Mapping Cardiff’s Creative Economy
Cardiff University's Creative Economy team has produced a detailed map of Cardiff's creative economy workforce.
Media
30.11.2016
Artificial intelligence toolkit spots new child sexual abuse media online
Artificial intelligence toolkit spots new child sexual abuse media online
New artificial intelligence software designed to spot new child sexual abuse media online could help police catch child abusers. The toolkit, described in a paper published in Digital Investigation, automatically detects new child sexual abuse photos and videos in online peer-to-peer networks.
Media
28.11.2016
We Chose to Speak of War and Strife
‘Keep calm and stay balanced' - that was John Simpson's advice to journalists when he delivered the 2016 Hadyn Ellis Distinguished Lecture at Cardiff University.
Event - Media
17.11.2016
Creative Capital
Cardiff University's Creative Economy team is convening a symposium to examine the components of a creative city, in partnership with British Council Wales.
Social Sciences - Media
24.10.2016
UCL partners with Twitter to broadcast lecture on Periscope
UCL partners with Twitter to broadcast lecture on Periscope
A UCL lecture will be live-streamed around the world today on the Periscope platform, in the first partnership of its kind with a UK university.
Media
06.10.2016
Tapping into translation
Demand for translation skills in our increasingly multilingual and connected world has led to the University creating a new free online course.
Arts and Design - Media
20.09.2016
Art and science collide in new QMUL exhibition
Art and science collide in new QMUL exhibition
What do robots performing comedy, music boxes from China and a jelly pudding have in common? These are just three of the projects that were on display at the Intersections exhibit, which showcased work from the Media and Arts Technology CDT at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
Media
15.09.2016
The rise of the internet has reduced voter turnout
The rise of the internet has reduced voter turnout
Research published today by Dr Stephan Heblich of the University of Bristol shows that during the initial phase of the internet, a 'crowding-out? of political information occurred, which has affected voter turnout. The internet has transformed the way in which voters access and receive political information.
Media
02.09.2016
Veteran broadcaster to highlight betrayals of the people of Aberfan
The veteran broadcaster Vincent Kane will give a hard-hitting verdict on the Aberfan disaster at a conference to be held at Cardiff University's School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies on 8 September 2016 - a month before the 50 th anniversary.
Social Sciences - Media
17.08.2016
Researchers to help shine blue light on Social media‘s impact on public safety and security
A Europe wide research team led by the University of Warwick has won European funding to bring together communities, policing and policy makers to tackle how to protect the public on social media, and
Arts and Design - Media
15.08.2016
The arts are fantastic for opening doors, says leading voice for arts in the Midlands
The founder of the BBC Asian Network in the West Midlands, Anita Bhalla OBE, one of the region's leading voices for the arts believes the arts are a huge asset in terms of learning, community cohesion, and education.
Media - Medicine/Pharmacology
13.07.2016
Team win special prize in NIHR New Media Competition
Team win special prize in NIHR New Media Competition
The University of Bristol's Musculoskeletal Research Unit has won the special prize in the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) New Media Competition for a film that shows how patient involv
Social Sciences - Media
15.06.2016
Half of online users get news from Facebook and other social platforms
A wave of disruption has hit news organisations around the world, with potentially profound consequences both for publishers and the future of news production, according to a report by Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. Its fifth Digital News Report says the combined effects of the rise of social platforms, an accelerating move to mobile devices and a growing rejection by consumers of online advertising has undermined many of the business models that support quality news.
Media
15.06.2016
Soft-core pornography viewers 'unlikely to hold positive attitudes towards women'
Frequent viewers of soft-core pornography, such as photographs of naked and semi-naked female models, are unlikely to think positively about women and are likely to have become desensitised to soft-core pornography common in newspapers, advertising and the media. Those are the findings of research by University of Nottingham forensic psychologists, Dr Simon Duff and Sophie Daniels to be presented today, Wednesday 15 June 2016, at the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society's Division of Forensic Psychology in Brighton.
Media - Social Sciences
08.06.2016
Media
18.05.2016
Festival of Digital Storytelling
Influential figures from the world of digital storytelling and journalism will explore changing journalistic practices in a symposium at the University.
Media - Arts and Design
11.05.2016
Moving tales of humanity showcased at media degree show
Moving tales of humanity showcased at media degree show
Moving tales of humanity showcased at media degree show Stories from ‘the Jungle' at Calais, a multi-sensory exploration of a Holocaust survivor's childhood and an interactive box of memories f
Media
10.05.2016
Building links with Pakistan
Visiting postgraduate scholars from one of Pakistan's largest universities will be able to benefit from the University's teaching and learning as part of a new initiative.
Life Sciences - Media
04.05.2016
Top 10 most popular reptiles (and why it matters)
Image credit: Rushenb (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 ( http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0 )], via Wikimedia Commons Scientists from Oxford University and Tel Aviv University have ranked the world's most 'popular' reptiles, revealing the species that capture the public's imagination and providing valuable quantitative data towards the debate surrounding conservation priorities.
Pedagogy/Education Science - Media
28.04.2016
Children with mild attention problems 'fall behind their peers at school'
Young children with mild attention problems can go unnoticed at primary school and fall behind their peers academically, according to new research published today. The study by researchers at Nottingham and Durham Universities calls for teachers and parents to work together to identify these children and help them manage their learning better in class.
Media - Administration/Government
28.04.2016
Media fuelling rising hostility towards Muslims in Britain
Mainstream media reporting about Muslim communities is contributing to an atmosphere of rising hostility towards Muslims in Britain, according to a University of Cambridge/ESRC Roundtable held at the House of Lords.
Media - Medicine/Pharmacology
13.04.2016
Graduate earnings: what you study and where matters - but so does parents’ income
First 'big data' research approach to graduate earnings reveals significant variations depending on student background, degree subject and university attended.   The research illustrates strongly that
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