Media studies teacher and researcher Ross Adamson's work is concerned with online public sphere activity, specifically the commenting practices on online news sites, he draws particularly on the philosophy of Habermas and Bakhtin and has also worked on technologies for education.
Professor Anderson has been leading the interdisciplinary Future Proof Computing Group. He has three main research interests: Data Preservation, the History of Computing and Para-consistent Reasoning: a way of overcoming the inability of computers to deal properly with inconsistent data based on classical logic.
Janet Anderson is Professor of Digital Humanities:an area she has been working in for the last two decades. Her research focusses on developing fundamentally new methods and technologies that help keep alive our digital cultural heritage: digital art, computer games or 3D models of archaeological sites. Her main interests lie in digital archiving, using Big Data techniques for archiving databases.
Frauke Behrendt's research interests include digital cultures, sound studies, mobility, media theory and sustainable/green media. Lecturing in Media Studies, she leads the EPSRC-funded research project ‘Smart e-bikes - understanding how commuters and communities engage with electrically-assisted cycling.
Professor Karen Cham is a critical design practitioner who works with technology. With a background in experimental electronic arts, she made her first website and touchscreen in 1994, and is an expert in design methods for complex digital products, services, business models and strategies.
Amy Cunningham is a multidisciplinary artist who explores the glitches and gaps in forms, media and ideas using the singing voice and visual art. She has exhibited her performance, installation and screen-based work in various galleries and spaces in Europe since 2000. She collaborates widely with researchers, artists and institutions.
Dr Aristea Fotopoulou's research focuses on the social and cultural transformations that relate to digital media and data-driven technologies. Her new book is entitled "Feminist activism and digital networks: between empowerment and vulnerability" (2017, Palgrave/MacMillan). She is Course Leader of the MA Digital Media, Culture and Society, and Chair of ECREA Digital Culture and Communication.
Sue Gollifer lectures in Fine Art, is the assistant editor of 'Digital Creativity' and has established a number of international artistic and educational contacts Her interests focus on the impact of new technology within the practice of Fine Art and is senior archivist for the International Symposium of Electronic Art.
Helen W Kennedy is an academic specialist in media cultures of games and play.
She has organised a range of game related initiatives including the first UK International conference on games in 2001. Her principle focus is on technology, aesthetics and embodied perception in relation to games and play.
Media and screen lecturer Ewan Kirkland's areas of interest include representations of race, gender and sexuality in popular culture, where he seeks to interrogate the construction of dominant identities such as masculinity, heterosexuality and ethnic whiteness. His work includes the textual analysis of videogames, particularly the survival horror series Silent Hill.
Dr Dario Llinares is an academic, writer, cultural critic and podcaster. His research is concerned primarily with interrogating digital culture and its effect on mediated identity and social practice. In his role as Principal Lecturer in Digital Media and Film & Screen Studies.
Professor Kelly Snook is a music producer, music technologist, and data sonification researcher working at the intersection of the arts, science, and technology. She is one of the creators of the mi.mu Gloves, which allow artists to create and perform gesturally.
Maria Sourbati leads the BA in Media Studies at Brighton and has previously worked as a producer and presenter in local/community radio stations, and held research posts at the British Film Institute and Goldsmiths College. Maria’s research explores the governance and social implications of the diffusion of electronic media technologies.
A lecturer in screen-based digital media, Phil has taught art and design in a number of environments, including illustration animation and photography. He is interested in the synthesis of sound and moving image within the themes of identity, location, culture and history, particularly for website design.
Dr Eleftherios Zenerian lectures and researches in media, with special interests in digital technologies and music practice. His research interests include popular music, gender and popular culture, digital media, the sociology of work, social and cultural theory.