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
A remote control in front of a TV screen
HANNAH NGUYEN, JO PAGE AND LOUIS O’BRIEN
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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.
Arezou Zalipour
Diversity and Inclusion in NZ Film
29 Jun, 2022
The NZ Film Commission's Diversity and Inclusion Strategy policy will significantly impact the stories filmmakers tell, says Assoc Prof. Arezo Zalipour.
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Trust in news falls alarmingly
07 Apr, 2022
The AUT research centre for Journalism, Media and Democracy (JMAD) has published its third Trust in News in Aotearoa New Zealand report.

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