Communication is Everyday Life
Fundamental to the way we live, and vital to nearly every human relationship, industry sector and professional field, communication and media are among the most relevant, exciting and powerful subjects you can choose to study.
Communication and Media Studies provides a foundation like no other for facing the challenges of contemporary society. Learning how to evaluate, manage and influence the constant flow of messages from all directions is a significant skillset with real-world impact.
Communication and Media Studies will help you better understand our media-saturated landscape, and how we interact with one another. It empowers you to think widely and critically about the people and mechanisms that influence the world around us.
Bivens invited to Microsoft Research
Rena Bivens recently visited the Microsoft Research New England lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She was invited to visit with the Social Media Collective in particular, which includes researchers such as... More
Lauriault publishes two co-edited books
Tracey P. Lauriault has published two co-edited books this year. Understanding Spatial Media published by Sage with Professors Rob Kitchin of Maynooth University in Ireland, and Matthew Wilson, University of... More
Tracey Lauriault heads to Montreal for Colloque international – Le chiffre et la carte
Prof. Lauriault has been invited to participate in the Colloque International Le Chiffre et La Carte in Montreal this week. The Colloque brings together senior and junior scholars who examine... More
Tracey Lauriault facilitates inaugural Building Canada 2020 workshop in Ottawa
Prof. Lauriault was invited to facilitate the inaugural Building Canada 2020 Workshop in Ottawa. Statistics Canada in collaboration with the Humanitarian Open Street Map Team Summit (HOT Summit) that was... More
Greenberg publishes major report for National Academies of Science
School Director Josh Greenberg has just published a major report for the Transportation Research Board, part of the U.S. National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine. The study is co-authored... More
Tracey Lauriault to give webinar on Open Smart Cities in Canada project
Prof. Lauriault in collaboration with Open North will present findings thus far from the Open Smart Cities in Canada project. This Project’s research consists of a preliminary environmental-scan (E-scan) and gap analysis... More
PhD graduate Sherry Wasilow wins Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellowship
Recent PhD graduate Sherry Wasilow has won a 2017-2018 Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellowship. The fellowship is designed to help form mutually beneficial relationships between government decision-makers and academic researchers... More
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