Communication and Media
The analysis of communication and media is essential for making sense of how power and influence work in today’s complex, turbulent world. We invite you to study in our world-leading community. Part of the School of Social Sciences and Humanities.
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90% of research rated 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent'
1st in the UK for Communication and Media
Complete University Guide 2021
Communication and Media is a classic social science subject with profound relevance for today’s societies. At Loughborough we have a long and distinguished track record of research excellence and impact on public knowledge and debate at the global level.
Our approach is wide-ranging, encompassing research expertise in culture, economy, and policy; interaction and discourse; media, memory and history; political communication; and nations and migration, among other topics. Our research ranks 5th in the world for its influence on global scholarly research (QS World Rankings, 2019).
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New study shows how online endorsement could help address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy
A third of the UK adult population intend to use social media and personal messaging to encourage people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, a new, large scale, multi-university study involving Loughborough researchers has found.
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