POEM PhD Studentship in Information Studies: The role of museums’ social media for the engagement with arts and culture
The project (PhD 3) will research the role of different social networks within museums’ communication activities and analyse the nature and type of interactions on social media with stakeholders and users for understanding the motivation of users engaging with museum social media about cultural experiences and the impact and quality of this engagement in relation to the offline museum experience. The project creates knowledge on the online social interactions and the impact and quality of these on the cultural experiences of users and stakeholders, as well as the impact on the cultural organisations.
Start date: 1 October 2018
For full information on these PhD opportunities, including eligibility, salary and how to apply, please visit our website: https://www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/arts/graduateschool/fundingopportunities/poemphdstudentshipsininformationstudies/
The University of Glasgow will host two POEM (Participatory Memory Practices. Concepts, strategies, and media infrastructures for envisioning socially inclusive potential futures of European Societies through culture) PhD Fellowships, funded by the Maria-Sklodowska-Curie ITN Action as part of the H2020 Programme of the European Commission.
POEM is a consortium of high profile universities, acknowledged memory institutions, civil society organizations, and SMEs located in Cyprus, Denmark, Germany, Sweden, and the UK.