Richard Berger

Email: richard@cemp.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)1202 961622

Richard Berger is Associate Professor and Head of Postgraduate Research at the Centre for Excellence in Media Practice (CEMP), Bournemouth University.

He is also editor of the Media Education Research Journal (MERJ) and Programme Leader for MA Creative & Media Education.

Richard has previously has worked in journalism and broadcasting. Having recently completed a content analysis research project funded by the BBC Trust, his interests are now primarily focused in the area of adaptation and literacy - particularly the ways in which children and young people use new media technologies to create their own works based on prior existing material.

Richard has run workshops for teachers at CIDA University in South Africa and has been invited to teach at the University of Estonia's summer school. He also lectures in the area of Adaptation Studies on BA (Hons) English and BA (Hons) Media & Communications at BU.

Richard is currently supervising 6 PhD students and is interested in supervising any doctoral projects in the area of adaptation and literacy.

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Memberships

Arts & Humanities Research Council: College Member.

Higher Education Academy (HEA): Fellow.

Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA): Accreditation.

Popular Culture Association (PCA): Member.

The Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA): Member.

The Media Education Association (MEA): Member.

Publications

Go to full list of publications in Bournemouth University Research Online (BURO)

Websites

http://www.cemp.ismysite.co.uk/timelines/media/

Awards

Bournemouth University Learning & Teaching Fellowship (2006).