Creative, Digital & Cognitive Science
We are world leaders in computer animation, media production, and marketing and communications, and we work with the creative industries throughout the UK and overseas. We are also experts in media copyright, software systems and artificial intelligence, so we are making a large contribution to one of the fastest-growing sectors of the economy.
BU researchers work across computer animation, media production, marketing and communications, media copyright, software systems and artificial intelligence. Read about the latest news, projects and research developments in this theme here.
Post truth, Oxford dictionary word of 2016, defines a phenomenon where beliefs, formed through exposure to media or campaigns’ use of cherry-picked data, seem more important than informed expert testimony.... »
Dramaturgical study of ‘Game of Thrones’ Our next instalment of the ‘Photo of the Week’ series features Professor Kerstin Stutterheim‘s research which is a dramaturgical study of popular HBO series Game of... »
Since its debut the Netflix drama series, 13 Reasons Why, has been at the centre of a media firestorm. Psychologists and mental health groups have spoken out publicly against the... »
Music technology is often underused in schools for children with Special Educational Needs (SEN), partly because of the costs involved and partly because of a lack of confidence in staff... »
CMA-HAGA is a state-of-the-art algorithm for complex real-world optimisation problems. It has been developed over 5 years, and applied to problems from fields including mechanical engineering, physics, control theory, and health.... »
Dr John Oliver, Associate Professor of Media Management, recently presented his research into the ‘digital transformation of media firms’ at the European Media Management Association Conference in Ghent, Belgium. The... »
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The research carried out by Bournemouth University found that there is no demonstrable harm to the popularity (and by inference reputation) of original works arising from spoof or parody videos
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BU research is contributing to this fast growing sector of the economy. Read more about how industries, individual businesses and governments are applying our research.
World class defined and enabled is the strapline used by the leading global business transformation consultancy, The Hackett Group. Christopher Davenport, a Director at the The Hackett Group, recently hosted... »
CMC’s Promotional Cultures and Communication Centre (PCCC) is delighted to announce that the recent research project they undertook for Exterion Media won ‘Best Research Initiative’ at last week’s Media Research Group... »
Digital businesses and educational leaders gathered together to discuss the challenges of recruiting, retaining and nuturing young talent in the local and regional creative industries. The event was organised by Silicon... »
BU’s Promotional Cultures & Communication Centre has recently completed a research project for Exterion Media Ltd., in partnership with Cog Research, which sought to understand more fully the way in... »
PhD Researcher Amen Alrobai delivered a well received presentation at the 6th International Working Conference on Human-Centred Software Engineering. This conference was held in Stockholm, Sweden, between the 29th and 31st... »
We involve and interact with our research users and general public through events, workshops, lectures and other collaborative opportunities. Public engagement informs our research and shares our knowledge.
BU has a vibrant postgraduate community and members of BU’s Graduate School work across a range of disciplines. Research degrees and doctoral opportunities are listed on the Graduate School web pages. Learn more about our current postgraduate researchers and their projects in this section.