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NordMedia Network Offers Online Writing Retreats for Media Scholars

In the midst of everyday duties, it is often difficult to take the time for writing, especially when you’ve been unable to get a good start. We have pulled together a set of three opportunities for a half-day of concentrated, structured writing. Choose one or more, and join us for a writing retreat.

Unclear Description of AI in Danish Media

In the Nordic countries, the public debate about artificial intelligence has been going on for a long time. Now, new research from Denmark shows that the actual meaning of AI is still unclear.

Call for Temporary Working Groups for NordMedia23

Nordmedia23 is now less than a year away and it is high time to suggest Temporary Working Groups. It is important to note that also those temporary working groups that ran at last conference in Reykjavík/online must apply anew.

A Student's Perspective: How I Solved My Exam About Ukraine

We have previously published the reason why a lecturer at KUC brought Ukraine into the classroom and made his journalism students cover the war. This text is about student Benedicte Wang's experience with that exam.

Nordicom Seeks Scientific Editor

Nordicom has a job opening for a scientific editor to join their editorial team. Read about Nordicom’s academic publishing operations and the vacant role, with contributions from the Nordicom editorial team.

New Call for Pre-Proposals on Nordic University Cooperation

NordForsk has announced a call for pre-proposals on Nordic University Cooperation. The call is open to all themes and disciplines, and thus relevant for media and communication scholars.

Venues for NordMedia23 Has Been Booked

The planning committee for NordMedia23 in Bergen has settled the venues that will be used for the conference.

Vacancy: Communications Officer at Nordicom

Nordicom is looking for a substitute communications officer to join their team. Read more in this highlight.

See SMiD's New Website

SMiD - The Association for Media Researchers in Denmark has launched a new website, where they also have an updated call for contributions to the SMiD's Biennial Meeting.

Preparing Journalism Students for War - One Exam Made it Happen

Assistant Professor in journalism Jon Martin Larsen explains why he brought Ukraine into the classroom with second year bachelor students in journalism and made them cover the war themselves by source and talk with people in Ukraine

Call for Proposals for NOS-HS Project Grants is Published

A new call for proposals for The Joint Committee for Nordic research councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences Project Grants is now open. The call aims to provide an opportunity for early-career researchers to build Nordic networks, and to promote Nordic added value in research.

10 Things to Keep in Mind When Applying for Funding

It is easy to get lost in the academic jungle when funding hunting. That is why experienced research support at the University of Bergen wanted to make an easily graspable list of what they believe are some crucial points when applying for funding.

Follow Us on LinkedIn

We are happy to announce that NordMedia Network has expanded our social media presence. On LinkedIn we will focus primarily on vacancies, academic work life in the Nordics and articles relevant to media and communications researchers' career development.

Remember to Update you Expert Profile

Nobody knows your expertise as good as you, so don't forget to keep your NordMedia expert profile updated.

Yle, Finnishness and Culture - Hundred Years of Interaction

Several universities and Yle are launching an extensive research project on Yle's relationship with Finns. In this text Yle's public service director Ismo Silvo presents the project and the idea behind it.

Nominations to the Norwegian Media Researcher Association Awards

At the upcoming Norwegian Media Researcher Conference, this year's winners of the best scientific article, best master's work, the media research association's dissemination award, and the media research association's honorary award will be announced. The call for nominations has been published.

Recommended Reports for Summer Reading

While frail Nordic skin is challenged with never-ending burning rays of the summer sun, we believe the academic mind is best challenged with some well written reports relevant to the media and communication connoisseurs of the north.

Young Researchers’ Careers in Nordic Countries

In several Nordic countries as well as in the EU, several reports point to challenges for young researchers in the social sciences and humanities. Recently a roundtable discussion on the challenges was organized.

Are You Happy with Your h-Index?

Grant and recruitment committees are increasingly showing interest in individual researchers' h-index, as a measure of the impact of one's research. As a media researcher, should you care about the H-word?

Pre-announcement for Upcoming Call for Proposals from NordForsk

A call for proposals for The Joint Committee for Nordic research councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences Project Grants is to be opened in mid-August 2022.