Prof Andy Miah leads social media + broadcast research of London 2012

Professor Andy Miah, Director of the Creative Futures Research Centre has been appointed to the team of researchers who will undertake the expanded transfer of knowledge research programme of the London Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games. Prof Miah has been researching the Olympics for 12 years and has focused on the rise of new … Continue reading

London 2012: the first Transhuman Games? (@CCA_Glasgow, 24/1/2011)

On 24th January, 2011, at 630pm @UWScreative will be hosting an ‘inspired by London 2012′ event at the CCA in Glasgow, host city for ICSEMIS 2012. The event is FREE to attend and open to all. It will bring together a scientist, an artist and a philosopher (me) in conversation about the way in which … Continue reading

Doctoral Researchers, Ana ADI and Jennifer Jones, impress at prestigious ECREA 2010 Conference

From the 12th until the 15th of October, Hamburg was the host city of one of the most prestigious European communication conferences, ECREA 2010. Associated with the European Communication Research and Education Association, the ECREA conference gathered more than a thousand participants from Europe and beyond covering as many as 17 sections including Audience and … Continue reading

PhD Student Jennifer Jones guest talk for Coventry and Warwickshire Social Media Cafe at Warwick University

PhD Student Jennifer Jones  was invited along as guest speaker for the September edition of the Coventry and Warwick Social Media Cafe (at the International Digital Lab at Warwick University) to speak about her research around independent media centres, the Olympic games and the forthcoming launch of the #media2012 blueprint at the Cornerhouse (part of Abandon Normal Devices festival) in Manchester … Continue reading

#media2012 – a citizen media blueprint for London 2012

For those of you who are interested in research and activism on citizen journalism, new media, social media, old media, etc etc – and could find value in thinking about this in the context of the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games, you are cordially invited to #media2012 at the Abandon Normal Devices festival on Oct … Continue reading

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