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.
Thank you to everyone who entered or voted for an image in this year’s Research Photography Competition. Hundreds of staff, students and members of the public have helped to select... »
The SURE (Showcasing Undergraduate Research Excellence) conference is returning for its fourth year, taking place on 20 March. Over 90 submissions have been received on a wide range of subjects, including discrimination and... »
This year’s Research Photography Competition has focused on the theme of place – perhaps the place the research was carried out, a place which inspired research or a location that... »
Members of the Promotional Cultures and Communication Centre (PCCC) have been granted a British Academy/Leverhulme funding to conduct an inter-generational study of digital possessions in the family. The study is... »
Music, sound and rhythm, as aesthetic means of design, have been part of the tradition of poetic documentary film from its early history. This paper, written by BU’s Professor Kerstin... »
The next lecture in Bournemouth University’s popular inaugural lecture series will take audiences on a tour through the history of animation to its modern day uses. Computer animation merges an... »
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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.