Charles Sturt University
Associate Professor Jane Mills
Dr Johanna Fawkes
Dr Amalie Finlayson
Associate Professor Margaret Woodward
Professor Craig Bremner
Research and Administration
University of Lincoln
Professor Brian Winston
Professor Richard Keeble
Professor Jane Chapman
Professor David Sleight
Professor Norman Cherry
Research and Administration
Dr Craig Bremner is Professor of Design in the School of Communication & Creative Industries, Charles Sturt University. His research deals with finding ways to make it clear why not knowing is essential and valuable. His most recent publications question our dependence on methods and disciplines.
Damian Candusso is Senior Lecturer in the School of Communication & Creative Industries, Charles Sturt University. Having extensive international experience in film, music, animation and games as a sound designer, Damian’s research interest include using sound in story telling. Damian is currently enrolled in a PhD investigating Sound Design and the 3D film.
Dr Jane Chapman is Professor of Communications at Lincoln University, Visiting Fellow at the Centre of South Asian Studies Cambridge and Wolfson College, Cambridge and also a visiting Professor at Macquarie University, Australia. She is the author of Comparative Media History (2005) and Journalism Today – a Themed History (2010), and 5 other books.
Professor Norman Cherry is Dean of the Faculty of Art, Architecture & Design at Lincoln University. He has exhibited internationally and many of his pieces are held in private and public collections throughout the world. His research interests include: the application of textiles techniques to metals. Surface patination, and extreme body modification.
Dr Johanna Fawkes is now Senior Lecturer in Public Relations at Charles Sturt University, following many years at UK universities. She has written extensively for conferences, journals and text books; her first book, taking a Jungian approach to public relations ethics, will be published by Routledge in 2013/4.
Dr Amalie Finlayson is a journalism lecturer in the School of Communication and Creative Industries at Charles Sturt University. She has worked in print and online, with more than a decade of experience in online news media. Amalie’s PhD thesis focused on crisis communication and digital and social media.
Dr Richard Keeble is Acting Head of Lincoln School of Journalism, Lincoln University. He has written and edited 20 books. His main interests are in the coverage by the mainstream press of US/UK military adventures. Journalism ethics, peace journalism, the journalism of George Orwell and the links between mainstream journalists and the intelligence services are other important research interests.
James Mairata is a lecturer in television production in the School of Communication and Creative Industries, Charles Sturt University. He is currently a PhD candidate researching how poetics and emotion systems work together in the films of Steven Spielberg
Dr Jane Mills is Senior Research Fellow in the Journalism and Media Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia. Her current research interests include screen literacy and geocriticism. Her last book is entitled Loving and Hating Hollywood: Reframing global and local cinemas.
Christopher Orchard is a lecturer in Photography in the School of Communication and Creative Industries at Charles Sturt University. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (multimedia), a BA Multimedia (Hons) and is currently undertaking postgraduate study in a Master of Arts: Fine Art and writing toward a study on transcendental nature and the work of mourning in progress particular to the photographic medium.
Dr David Sleight post-produced a range of programming for the BBC during the 1980’s and 90’s. He pioneered an early online editing solution in BBC Science to produce multiple programme versions for worldwide distribution. He joined the University of Lincoln to help establish the Lincoln School of Media. He is now Dean of Faculty with a special interest in the collecting of media archives.
Dr Brian Winston is Professor of Communications at Lincoln University. His interests include media history, media ethics, communications technology, documentary film and free expression issues. In 1985 he won an Emmy Award for documentary scriptwriting. He has written several books on media, culture and communications, including ‘Messages: Free expression. Media and the West from Gutenberg to Google’.
Dr Margaret Woodward is Associate Dean (Research) for the Faculty of Arts at Charles Sturt University. Margaret was awarded a PhD (Design) from Curtin University of Technology in 2009 investigating the field of interpretation design and the role of design in communicating and framing ideas about Australia’s natural and cultural heritage.