We use cookies on this site. By browsing our site you agree to our use of cookies. Close this message Find out more

More in this section Postgraduate research

Research Students

We possess a lively postgraduate research community with our students focusing on a wide range of Media Arts topics. Find out more about our research students in our research pages.

Below you'll find out who our current students are and their thesis topics as well as students who've recently completed their PhD. Click on their names to read their full profiles.

Current research students

This is an example table caption
Student Research topic
Elif Akcali

Style as Content in Contemporary Cinema

Josephine Botting

The Work of British Filmmaker Adrian Brunel

Charles Burnetts

Sentiment and Sentimentality in Spielberg

Ayça Çifti Ozturk

Kurdish Cinema in Turkey

John Crissey

UK 'Low-Budget' film production since 1992

 Timothy Crook  

Modernism and BBC Radio Broadcasting before 1939

 Matt Crowder  

British TV's 'Political Comedy' 1979-2007

 Rhys Davies

The Avant-Garde's Reproduction of Sound, 1880-1925

 Darren Elliot-Smith  Queer Horror Film
 Taghreed Elsanhouri  

Ethnographic Film as Visual Enquiry

 Sarah Fill

The Archaeological Imagination and the 1930s work of Paul Nash

 Siao Yuong Fong

 Film and Television Production in Singapore

 Loreta Gandolfi  

Infidelity in the films of Rohmer and Truffaut

 Felicity Gee

 Magical Realism in Film

 Lenny Henry  

Black Representation in Sports Films

 Timothy Hughes The Contemporary Western
 Vanessa Jackson

Regional Television Production: BBC Pebble Mill, Birmingham

 Stephanie Janes

 Alternative Reality Games

 Andrew Johnson

The Effect of World War Two on the Painting of Wyndham Lewis

 Nicholas Lee

Rhetorical Rupture in the Discourse of the Avant-Garde

 Ian London

Web: Marketing the Blockbuster

 Stewart McKie

Software to analyse Screenplays

 Musa Mansour Digital Cinema
Christopher Marnoch

The Long Take in East European Modernist Cinema

Mireille Michel

The Female Voice, Ventriloquism and Talking Dolls in Cinema

Jasmin Mirsal

The Film Image Within the Written Word

Ruth O’Donnell

Masculinity and Performance in the films of Tom Cruise

Esin Paca Cengiz

Historical Trauma in New Turkish Political Film

Xu Peng Peng

CCTV in the Age of New Economic Reform

Daryl Perrins

The construction of the working class in Welsh film and television

Katia Saleh

Representations of Islam in the UK Media

Alex Trott  

Intermediality in the Parisian Avant-Garde 1910-1925

Deniz Gunes Yardimci

The Representation of Labour Migrants in Turkish and Turkish-German Cinema


Research students who recently completed their PhD

Constantine Anthanssiadis: Installation Art and Disembodied Experience

Mohsen Biparva: Self-Representation and Neo-Colonialism

Barnaby Dicker: Dialectical and Stereoscopic Thinking

Sarah Gilligan: Gender and Clothing in Contemporary Film

Richard Hewett: Changes in Acting Style in British Television Drama since 1953

Mohamend Said Mahfouz: User-generated Video as a New Genre of Independent Documentary

Nicole Nime: The Impact of Technology on Documentary Film Distribution

Thomas Slevin: Body, Space and Time in European Modernism

Esther Steiner: The Adolescent Girl in Rite-of-Passage Films

Ayça Tunç: Diasporic Cinema: Turkish-German filmmakers and Generational Difference


Comment on this page

Did you find the information you were looking for? Is there a broken link or content that needs updating? Let us know so we can improve the page.

Note: If you need further information or have a question that cannot be satisfied by this page, please call our switchboard on +44 (0)1784 434455.

This window will close when you submit your comment.

Add Your Feedback