QandA with the Faculty’s Communications Manager

Tom Kirk is the Faculty of Education’s Communications Manager. His role emphasises research communications, which involves publicising research through both traditional news outlets and digital media with the broad aim of widening its reach and (hopefully) its impact on society. This includes helping researchers – including research students – to reinterpret their work for non-academic…

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Why Not Film Your PhD Research?

Filming research gives researchers the opportunity to democratise access to their work, as well as to promote it in the academic market. In this blog entry, FERSA interviews Dr Mona Jebril about her experience in turning from MonaR (the researcher) to MonaF (the filmmaker), and what advice she would give for those who are interested in filming their research.

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Seeing Sacredness: Dissemination and Ceremony

I have recently returned from my doctoral fieldwork in Northern Canada. My research includes six Anishinaabe secondary school students who attend an Anishinaabe-controlled school. The students attending this school live in four different self-governing Anishinaabe communities contending with the ongoing consequences of colonization, including; displacement from tribal land, rural isolation, food scarcity, dependency on natural resources, and wide-spread environmental pollution.

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