STEAMhouse Academic Coordinator for Digital Technologies Enabling Innovation project (2 years of funding from April 2020 – September 2022). Leading workshops on immersive media, social media (practices and theories). Assisting SMEs with innovation and research generation.
Member of the Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA).
External Academic Reader for pre-validation panel, BA Digital Film Production, Warwickshire College, 2021.
Principal Investigator for AHRC Zombie Studies Network bid, currently under development, due for submission summer 2021.
External Reviewer for Digital Humanities Modules, University of Buckingham, 2020.
External Academic Reader for pre-validation panel, FdA Digital Media Content, Warwickshire College, 2020.
External Examiner for International Study Centre Media pathway, including foundation year and undergraduate year one, Keele University (2019-2020, position ended due to course closure).
External reviewer for journal articles, book proposals, research grants (Convergence, Journal of Autoethnography, Riffs, Baltic Screen Media Review, Taylor and Francis, Bloomsbury etc.).
Organising committee member and technical manager / host for the Culture Costume Dress online conference on “Dress in Crisis” August 2020.
Workshop contribution to ‘Girls That Geek Exploratory Day’ as part of Little Geeks festival of events at the MAC, Birmingham. November 2019.
Organising committee member for the Culture Costume Dress conference on “Fashion” held at Birmingham City University 5-7 June 2019.
Former Postgraduate Research Mentor supporting new PGR students as they started their research degree at Coventry University.
Organised ECR seminar on Mediatized Affect and Embodiment in November 2015 for the School of Media and Performing Arts.
Co-editor of the MeCCSA PGN Conference 2015 Special Issue of Networking Knowledge journal (2016).
Organising committee member for the MeCCSA PGN (Media Communication and Cultural Studies Association Postgraduate Network) 2015 Conference held at Coventry University 2-3 July 2015 after developing the winning bid in 2014. The conference hosted keynote presentations from Dr. Clare Birchall, Prof. Lisa Blackman, Dr. Rebecca Coleman, Prof. Gary Hall and Associate Prof. Mandy Rose, as well as over 30 presentations from Masters students, PhD candidates and early career researchers. As part of this process the organising committee secured funding for the 2015 conference from three sources: Coventry School of Art and Design, Digital Media Grand Challenge Initiative, and MeCCSA Postgraduate Network. MeCCSA PGN Conference 2015 website / @MeCCSAPGN2015.
Steering group member for the Inter-Disciplinary.net Empathy conference series.