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.
The new Formula One season offers some reason for optimism. When the green lights flash for the opening race in Melbourne at the end of March, we will get our... »
Stories are all around us – in the books we read, games we play and films we watch. The best stories are those that draw us in, captivate us and... »
‘Bridging ‘Post-Brexit’ Societal Divisions – Learning from Civil Society Initiatives in Bosnia & Herzegovina or Kosovo’ is the topic of a fully funded, full-time PhD studentship. The closing date for... »
Melanie Gray and Graham Goode, from the Advances in Media Management research cluster, recently attended the Oxford Media Convention. The convention was organised by IPPR (Institute for Public Policy Research)... »
Bournemouth University researchers have given us a glimpse into some of their fantastic research, for the Research Photography Competition. The competition which ran in its third year challenged BU academics... »
Bournemouth University students, Georgia Robertson and Jordan Ezra, will be presenting their research in Westminster as part of the annual ‘Posters in Parliament’ event. Around 40 undergraduates from universities all... »
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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
Intellectual property office consultation report.Find out more
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.
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... »
In 2012, BU’s Fusion Investment Fund awarded funds to study how media firms managed their businesses in an environment characterised by the uncertainty and turbulence caused by rapidly shifting digital technologies and changing audience... »
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.