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Michael  Saker

Dr Michael Saker

Senior Lecturer

School of Media Arts and Technology

023 8201 6206 ext. 6206 Room no. JM210


Michael is a senior lecturer in broadcasting and digital creative industries. His academic background is in media and cultural studies. In 2014 he received his PhD from the University of Southampton, jointly supervised across the sociology and web science departments. He also has a postgraduate certificate in learning and teaching in higher education, and is a fellow of the HEA.

His research interests include: 

  • Digital media technologies and the creative industries
  • Digital cultures and digital audiences
  • Social media and user-generated content
  • The mediation of everyday life
  • Locative media and memory
  • Locative media and mobility 

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