Funding bid success! Brazil beckons!


My colleague Dr Michael Goddard, Reader in Media at the School of Arts and Media, University of Salford, UK and I have been awarded a grant from Santander Universities, for our scoping visit to Brazil in July, to develop an international research network (UK, Brazil and other countries) on the audiovisual mediation of popular music.

Building on the research networking Michael has already developed in Brazil in both media and popular music, as well as our previous joint and independent successful published research in related fields, we plan in this visit to present our research into music videos, arena performance, music documentaries and other audiovisual mediations of popular music, while at the same time networking with Brazilian academics and planning a future bid for an externally funded international research network in this area.

Here’s a selection of the work we have published so far:


We are both looking forward to the beginning of an exciting international research project.

If you are interested in more information, please contact me at

More updates soon!