Modern journalists often have to report in areas of war and conflict and there is a growing need to support their emotional handling of difficult reporting situations, as well as encouraging greater emotional literacy in the profession.This research was prompted by the growing concern about the mental health of some journalists, especially those involved in conflict reporting. It identifies areas of opportunity for and resistance to the promotion of emotional literacy amongst journalists, which could lead to more effective strategies for training.
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The School has been successful in securing funding from the EuropeanUnion (EU). Dr Heather Hartwell said: “We will be working with Bonduelle, a vegetable processor in France. Results from VEGGIEAT… »
Real Snail Mail challenges existing cultural paradigms regarding speed and efficiency by providing a poetically slow email service. It promotes reflection upon the perceived cultural benefits of speed and specifically its impact on social well-being
Evidence from forensic investigations of mass graves is used in legal and humanitarian contexts, provides evidence for prosecutions and aids in identification of missing persons. BU’s multidisciplinary research in forensic archaeology, anthropology and international law has informed and developed standards and universal policies for these investigations.
Researchers within the Archaeology Group at BU have been investigating Stonehenge and its landscape for over 20 years.
BU’s AHRC funded Singing Landscapes Project focused on raising awareness of our musical heritage through the investigation of English folk music. The project created a sense of common ownership over ‘the music of the people’, and encouraged enquiry into the rich but largely unknown store of music discovered by George Gardiner, Percy Grainger, Cecil Sharp, and Ralph Vaughan Williams, amongst others.
Human activities and manmade structures can negatively affect bird populations. Previously there was no robust method to quantify the impact. BU researchers have applied extensive behavioural research to develop unique computer modelling techniques. This has accurately predicted how human activities affect coastal birds in 35 sites in Europe and one in Australia.
Despite being a rich source of social, cultural and political history, radio archives are mostly inaccessible. Research by the Centre for Media History (CMH) at BU was the motivation behind a committee formed to raise awareness of the problem. The committee strongly supported the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to make their catalogue available to the public via the British Library (BL) and the research itself informed the library’s new sound archive policy.
Policy-making and species eradication: Protecting European biodiversity from the ecological impacts of non-native fish
BU research delivers the evidence base on which to develop regulations, policy and management programmes to protect European biodiversity from the adverse impacts of non-native fish.
BU’s pioneering analytical method of mapping ecosystem services and their associated values has led to significant impacts on environmental policy, planning and implementation at a global scale.
The Market Research Group (MRG) is an established market and social research team based at Bournemouth University with the aim of delivering high quality research and consultancy to clients.
Modelling of the effects of development on nearby nature conservation sites has allowed planners and conservation bodies to devise and agree policies to minimise impacts on legally-protected rare bird species.
The most significant aspect of all tourism industries is their absolute dependence on a work force able to lead innovative and progressive change. The International Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Research… »
The Food Service and Nutrition research team, originally established in 1993, as part of Bournemouth University’s International Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Research (ICTHR) has undertaken a wide range of… »
Within Bournemouth University’s International Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Research (ICTHR), there are a team of researchers and academics who study all aspects of the hospitality industry from hotels, restaurants… »
Bournemouth University’s International Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Research has long been at the forefront of research into the effects of new technologies in measuring and driving tourist activity and… »
BU has had an active community of sustainable tourism development researchers since 1993. Situated within the International Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Research, the team conduct research, consultancy and training activities relating… »
Bournemouth University’s International Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Research is home to some of the world’s leading experts in tourism impact modelling and combines a wealth of experience in transferring… »
The researchers in this cluster have a long standing, shared interest in how artist led collective and collaborative practice shapes and delivers societal impact. The research is underpinned by in depth knowledge… »
The Experimental Media Space group is a multidisciplinary research strand centred within Bournemouth University’s EMERGE (Experimental Media Research) Group. Its research is engaged with the relationship between networks, spatial information… »