Welcome to the CEMP newsletter for October

CEMP Bulletin
The full CEMP Bulletin for October / November 2014 is available at http://blogs.bournemouth.ac.uk/research/2014/09/26/cemp-bulletin-october-2014/
Media Producer / Digital Publisher
Lokesh Sivakumar has started in his role now and, along with VLE management and working on the CEMP / MES websites, will be providing technical input to Jim Pope’s Genarrator project with FIF funding for his first digital tools commission.  He will also be producing a digital app for Julian’s ‘Doing Text’ project.
Bidding and Project activity
As the full bulletin shows, there is no rest in CEMP. We are awaiting outcomes of bids to ESRC and SRHE and are working on applications to the European Union, HEFCE, the AHRC Open World Initiative, the SSHRCC in Canada and Fusion. Julian and Phill Wilkinson been awarded £15K by Samsung for research into the use of technology at a school and community centre in Portland.  Mark Readman was awarded a BU Learning and Teaching Fellowship and will be supporting Jim Pope on his FIF project. We are currently working on our UKLA project, mapping media pan-EU media literacy criteria to GCSE Media Studies, which will be presented to the UKLA Special Interest Group we are running at the Media Education Association conference in November and also at the forthcoming Media Education Summit. This is part of our EUADS funded work and will culminate in a forum in Salzburg in January and the submission of an EU H2020 application from that consortium.
Media Education Summit 2014 
The programme is now available for CEMP’s  international summit in Prague in November. Keynote speakers are Lutz Hachmeister, Andrew Burn (Institute of Education), Renee Hobbes (Media Education Lab), Divina Frau-Meigs (Sorbonne, Paris) and Paul Milhailidis (Emerson College).  Over 60 papers will be presented, along with posters and a kids’ media literacy workshop and we expect 75 delegates from across Europe and the United States to attend.
Visiting Researchers
We are delighted to welcome Paula Herrero-Diz, a visiting researcher from Loyola Andalucia University who'll be based in CEMP this term. Paula is finishing her Doctoral project: 'Young prosumers: Children and adolescents as agents of social change through digital content creation' and will be presenting this to the Media School on October 15th, 1.30 - 2.30 in The Screening Room - all welcome. We continue to make good use of our Visiting Professor and Fellows. Susan Orr worked with our Ed group at the June residential and met with CEMP researchers. Jonathan Shaw did the same at the MACME residential in September and Becky Parry will be at the next Ed D meeting in October. We are developing a partnership with Jonathan’s Disruptive Media Lab at Coventry University. Profiles for all our visiting scholars are on the CEMP site: http://www.cemp.ac.uk/people/
CEMP Journals
The forthcoming issue of MERJ is guest edited by the Digital Arts Research and Education consortium (IoE and BFI). All delegates at the summit will receive a copy. The next issue will be devoted to the Summit, co-edited with the Journal of Media Literacy Education (US) and featuring an article by Will Merrin, first presented at his ‘CEMP Conversation’ visit in May (video shortly to be available on the CEMP site). The deadline for submission to Neal and Julian's second edition of JMP has just passed. Neal will be shortly working on a new format for JMP Screenworks and will be arranging a meeting for people across the school to input to both the journal and its partner site.   
The CEMP team are currently working on five book projects as authors or editors, for Routledge, Palgrave MacMillan (x3) and Auteur. Julian has taken over editorship of the “Hard Times’ project for Routledge. Isabella has three journal articles accepted within this REF period (EJISDC, Development South Africa and Formazione & Insegnamento) and three in preparation. Julian has one accepted (Journal of E-Learning and Digital Media) and three in development. Mark is working on a chapter applying Actor Network Theory to time travel. Richard is working on journal articles for Adaptation in Literature & Performance, and Film/Literature Quarterly and a monograph on ‘Remaking Media’. Richard is also leading on our CEMP textbook for Media undergraduates, currently under review with MacMillan.
CEMP’s unique Ed D in Creative and Media Education has recruited well for the second year running and the first join residential of both cohorts takes place at the EBC in early October.
The new academic year has started well for the Media Short Course CPD Framework with three courses starting this month with 28 students in total, with courses taking place on Talbot Campus, the EBC and at Creative Skillset offices in London. CEMP are delivering a two week residential short course to Voice of Vietnam, a group of visiting media executives.
The second residential for the latest cohort of MA Creative & Media Education took place on Talbot Campus in September.
CEMP PGRs and Fellows
Neelam Parmer was awarded her PHD over the summer and we expect Marketa Zezulkova to follow suit shortly. Marketa is also working for us in Prague on the Summit, liasing with the Metropolitan University and the Goete-Institut. Michelle Cannon co-authored a report on the CCCS50 conference (http://cccs50.co.uk/) to be published in the Journal of Media Practice and will be presenting the outcomes of her ipad film-making research at the Summit. We continue to work with Neal White, Ashley Woodfall, Milena Bobeva, Anna Feigenbaum and Richard Wallis to make connections between CEMP and the Media School and CEL. Richard is now leading on this initiative, so existing fellows and other colleagues interested in working with us on media education research or innovation should contact Richard. 
Learning research
Julian is working with the Centre for Excellence in Learning on a new learning research group and as UoA25 lead for REF 2020. A workshop for educational researchers across BU takes place in CEL on 2.10 – all very welcome. Jenny Moon and Stephen Heppell will be developing impact case studies on their FA coaches’ reflective practice work, the Education Technology Advisory Group and Maker Spaces research (with Tom Stacey) respectively. Jenny and Stephen both gave talks at the CEL launch event. Stephen has recently been awarded the Felipe Segovia Chair of Learning Innovation at Universidad Camilo José Cela, Madrid. More information about all Stephen’s projects is at http://www.heppell.net/

About CEMP

As it’s the start of a new year, CEMP is approaching a tenth birthday, and we have a number of new colleagues, it seems sensible to share this overview statement about our work we have prepared for the programme of the forthcoming Media Education Summit:

The Media School at Bournemouth University was recognised as a national Centre for Excellence in Media Practice in 2005, and CEMP was established with the convening of an annual summit as part of its remit. The first event was in Bournemouth and from there, the conference has been ‘on tour’ at different Universities in the UK and now, for the first time, overseas. In recent years, CEMP has developed into an internationally-facing media education research centre. It runs two academic journals, MERJ and the Journal of Media Practice, a media literacy group for the United Kingdom Literacy Association, offers PHD studentships for research into media education and practice, the only taught doctorate in media education in the UK, an established masters programme for creative teachers and a range of short courses for media practitioners which facilitate reflective action research work in industry contexts.

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