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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:
• Digital storytelling, including story collecting, platforms for dissemination, & impacts on the creative industries
• Sustainability in remote, rural & island areas including transport & transport policy culture, heritage, identity & place; digital solutions & innovation
• Creative industries & digital business including fashion & events
• Engagement with cultural heritage
• Value & impact of public libraries
• Women & media including historically such as suffragettes & the press, & in the online environment, including social media, & Scottish women politicians
• Postmodern cultural & media theory; fan & celebrity culture; media discourse & representation; knowledge management, intellectual capital & digital curation
• Information seeking behaviour, information poverty, information deficit or information exclusion
• Bookshops as a space for consumption, leisure & self-presentation

Head of School: Dr Jo Royle
Academic Strategic Lead for Research: Professor David Gray