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Faculty of Social Sciences

Information, communication and culture

Methods and processes for communication play an essential role in political, economic, social and cultural processes in our society. The goal for this research field is to develop innovative academic groups by combining perspectives and insight from the traditions of human, social and technological subjects.

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Studies shall be set up to address the correlation between culture, communication and communicative expressions within this research field. This also implies analysis of the correlation between the role of the media, their IT prerequisites and consequences and general cultural processes at different levels of society. The research field is mainly based at the Department of Information Science and Media Studies.

The Faculty cooperates with educational researchers at the Faculty of Psychology, not least within the field for technology support for teaching and educational information science. The academic groups also cooperate with the Humanistic Information Technology research group at the Faculty of Humanities.

 

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