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Research in 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.

Visiting researchers in communication studies

The School of Communication Studies is proud of hosting two visiting professors, Emeritus Professor Colin Sparks and Emeritus Professor Russell Bishop, who are widely known for their expertise in the field of communication studies.

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Associate Professor of Screen Production and Cultural Studies Arezou Zalipour with a camera
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HANNAH NGUYEN, JO PAGE AND LOUIS O’BRIEN
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New professors and associate professors
17 Nov, 2022
AUT is delighted to announce the promotion of 15 of its academics to the position of Professor and 30 to Associate Professor.
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Record ranking for AUT
12 Oct, 2022
AUT has claimed its highest-ever place among New Zealand universities in the latest global rankings.
Associate Professor of Screen Production and Cultural Studies Arezou Zalipour with a camera
Documenting Shama
19 Sep, 2022
Documentary research project showcases ethnic trusts work with migrant women in the Waikato region.
HANNAH NGUYEN, JO PAGE AND LOUIS O’BRIEN
Never Have I Ever a winner at ORCAs
29 Aug, 2022
AUT Advertising and Brand Creative students have won this year’s TRB student competition at the ORCAs.

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