The School of Creative and Cultural Business has a vibrant research community active in a number of applied research projects in the fields of both Communication, Marketing and Media, and Information Management.
Areas of particular interest include:
Events and festival consumption;
Transport in remote, rural and island areas; transport, cultural identity and place; transport service and operational innovation;
Digital business; women and social media; the suffragettes and the press; Scottish women politicians and social media;
Postmodern cultural and media theory; fan and celebrity culture; media discourse & representation;
Knowledge management, intellectual capital and digital curation;
Bookshops as a space of consumption, leisure and self-presentation;
Research into extreme information poverty, information deficit or information exclusion;
Information and publishing law, information ethics, copyright and preservation of intellectual heritage, publishing and online creative communities;
Cultural heritage, local studies, value and impact of public libraries.
Head of School: Dr Jo Royle