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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
A new project called The New Nordic Lexicon is to be launched by the team behind Nordics.info. The project plans to bring experts and students together in a research-based discussion about Nordic society.
Norwegian researchers and Norwegian media professionals have different views on how the media work with and prioritise research material and to what extent the media contributes to public information about, for example, climate change.
A recent article in Nordic Journal of Media Studies looks at the Euromaiden Revolution in Ukraine from the perspective of media events theory. Nordicom's Mia Jonsson Lindell met with the authors Göran Bolin and Per Ståhlberg to discuss their article and let them reflect on how the current war in Ukraine connects with previous revolutions and events.
Nordic Media Days (NMD) is known to deliver interesting sessions and a place for industry professionals to mingle, but is the conference also relevant to those of us with a heart for Nordic media and communications research?
Africa has a media research tradition which goes several decades back, but there is a lack of collaboration between researchers across the continent. A new platform can aid the situation and will also make African media researchers more visible for the rest of the world.