Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies

Research centres

Our research centres bring people together for:

  • interdisciplinary research - crossing boundaries for better outcomes
  • events - networking to increase knowledge
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Centre for Critical Theory

Critical approaches to study contemporary society, politics, and culture

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Centre for Contemporary East Asian Cultural Studies

Cultural thinking and practices related to China, Taiwan, Japan and Korea

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Institute for Screen Industries Research

Addressing challenges and opportunities within screen industries

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Centre for Research in Visual Culture

Forum for research in art-historical and visual culture studies

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Virtual and Immersive Production Studio

Specialist production facility to incubate innovation

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Centre for Media, Politics and Communication Research

Research on mediated and digital communication, including political communication, discourse, rhetoric and disinformation

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Visioning a Creative and Cultural County

Collaboration between University of Nottingham and Leicestershire County Council


Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies

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