Robert Gordon University is focussed on developing highly relevant leading-edge research that advances knowledge and provides tangible benefits to the wider economy and society.

Members of the media are invited to search our listing to source expert comment on a variety of subjects. Each of the academics has a vast knowledge in their chosen area.

If you require an expert in a field that is not included in the directory please contact our communications team who will do their best to source the appropriate person 

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Find out more about our research staff and their specific expertise in information, communication and media.

Publishing

Tim Conner

Areas of Expertise:

  • Indigenous language publishing
  • Print and electronic production
  • Scots language publishing
  • Electronic media

Tel: +44 (0)1224 263926

Email: t.conner@rgu.ac.uk

 

Dr Sarah Pedersen

Areas of Expertise:

  • Publishing
  • Blogs (weblogs)
  • Editing
  • Academic and educational publishing
  • Edwardian women
  • Edwardian Aberdeen and its newspapers
  • Commissioning
  • Copy editing

Tel: +44 (0)1224 263913

Email: s.pedersen@rgu.ac.uk

Electronic Media

Tim Conner

Areas of Expertise:

  • Indigenous language publishing
  • Print and electronic production
  • Scots language publishing
  • Electronic media

Tel: +44 (0)1224 263926

Email: t.conner@rgu.ac.uk

Semiotics

Dr Robert Halsall

Areas of Expertise:

  • Intercultural communication
  • Cultural & critical theory
  • Semiotics & literary theory
  • Aesthetics

Tel: +44 (0)1224 263819

Email: r.halsall@rgu.ac.uk

Intercultural Communication

Dr Robert Halsall

Areas of Expertise:

  • Intercultural communication
  • Cultural & critical theory
  • Semiotics & literary theory
  • Aesthetics

Tel: +44 (0)1224 263819

Email: r.halsall@rgu.ac.uk
 

Journalism

Andrew Jones

Areas of Expertise:

  • News and current affairs
  • Radio - speech and music
  • Factual television
  • Media strategy
  • The BBC
  • Broadcasting history

Tel: +44 (0)1224 263915

Email: a.i.jones1@rgu.ac.uk

Dr Fiona Smith

Areas of Expertise:

  • Print, broadcast and online journalism
  • Global mass communication
  • Mediated nostalgia
  • Theoretical perspectives in mass communication

Tel: +44 (0)1224 263984

Email: f.c.b.smith@rgu.ac.uk

Blogs

Dr Sarah Pedersen

Areas of Expertise:

  • Publishing
  • Blogs (weblogs)
  • Editing
  • Academic and educational writing
  • Edwardian women
  • Edwardian Aberdeen and its newspapers
  • Commissioning
  • Copy editing

Tel: +44 (0)1224 263913

Email: s.pedersen@rgu.ac.uk

Knowledge Management

Simon Burnett

Areas of Expertise:

  • Knowledge management
  • Intellectual capital
  • Storytelling
  • Organisational learning

Tel: +44 (0)1224 263884

Email: s.burnett@rgu.ac.uk

Libraries & Librarianship

Dr Peter Reid

Areas of Expertise:

  • Libraries and librarianship
  • Library history
  • Information governance
  • Local history
  • Genealogy

Tel: +44 (0)1224 263927

Email: p.reid@rgu.ac.uk