AUT Lecturer's Slip Through History
Associate Professor and Director of the Popular Culture Research Centre at AUT, Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell, recently spoke with Wallace Chapman at Radio New Zealand about her book Banana: A Global History.
Welcome to Research in the School of Communication Studies. We are committed to innovative, critical and creative research that advances knowledge, serves the community, and develops future communication experts and skilled media practitioners. In our School there is a dynamic interaction between communication theory and media practice across digital media, creative industries, film and television production advertising, radio, public relations, and journalism. We have expertise in areas such as Asia-Pacific media, journalism theory, political economy of the media, multi-modal analysis, media performance theory, political and environmental communication. Research can be conducted through our PhD degree and also the Master of Philosophy and the Master of Communication Studies degrees, as well as at Postgraduate Diploma and Honours levels. Please contact the Head of Research, Professor Geoffrey Craig for further information on postgraduate research and the Head of Postgraduate, Gudrun Frommherz, for details on the postgraduate programmes.
Primary Research Areas
- Media and Communication
- Media Performance
- Multimodal Analysis
- Online, Social and Digital Media
- Asia-Pacific Media
- Political Economy of Communication
- Popular Culture
- Public Relations
World Journalism Education CongressThemed Identity and Integrity in Journalism Education, topics include:
Research Institutes and Centres
- Centre for Performance Research
- Journalism, Media and Democracy Centre
- Multimodal Research Centre
- Pacific Media Centre (PMC)
- Popular Culture Research Centre
The following qualifications within the School of Communication Studies have a research component:
Last updated: 17-May-2016 2.00pm
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.