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.
100 days from now, Bournemouth University will be hosting the prestigious British Conference of Undergraduate Research (BCUR). The annual event is an opportunity to celebrate the valuable research contribution of... »
GraphConnect focuses on the rapidly growing world of graph technology, and features Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database. GraphConnect Europe – held in London’s prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Centre –... »
BU’s recent promotion of Dr Debbie Holley to Professor, acknowledges the important and unique integration of her work, which inspires excellence in Higher Education pedagogy, underpinned by her own research.... »
We are constantly told how enabling and empowering new interactive digital technologies are. How they free us to talk back to and build relationships with brands, allow us to organise... »
Dr John Oliver, from the Advances in Media Management research cluster, recently delivered a keynote lecture at the Open Innovation Design Jam competition at the University of Glasgow. The event... »
Want to get creative for an hour? Join Dr Ashley Woodfall on Thursday 17 November 2016 for our next 14:Live. 14:Live will be taking a turn for the creative this... »
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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.
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.