The Department of Information Science and Media Studies have several PhD-candidates working on various projects related to the media and information sciences. Find out more about the research conducted by our PhD-candidates here.
The objective of this study is to investigate how the International Olympic Committee, organizer of the Olympics, use their role in media to improves gender equality and women’s empowerment.
The project will explore novel user interfaces for decision support based on artificial intelligence, so-called intelligent user interfaces.
Visual News Practices - exploring processes of social learning and knowledge transfer related to the adoption of mobile technology for visual news journalism and multimedia content creation.
Fredrik Håland Jensen
How to tailor video streaming services for demographic groups, and how they can keep their relevance
User experience of Immersive Virtual Reality (VR) from a phenomenological perspective
Kari Johanne Spjeldnæs
Exploring changes in reading practices and consequences of digitalization for the publishing industry in a world of digital distractions.
This project seeks to research the creation and dissemination of queer youth culture online, specifically on video-creation platforms such as TikTok, Instagram Reels and Byte.
The thesis touches upon many subjects: how the media covers uncertainty and skepticism, but also how they portray climate fatigue and ultimately how climate scientists and journalists rely on each other, and how their communicative relationship plays out.
Marc Gallofré Ocaña
Marc’s research aims to assist news organisations in the digital transition to integrated AI- and big data-assisted news production.
Milka Bochere Gesicho
This dissertation assesses HIV-indicator data reporting by health facilities for a period of eight years (2011-2018), using Kenya as a case study.
Mina Young Pedersen
The PhD project combines mathematical analysis, epistemology and formal logic to research how we can use logical systems to analyze behavior and communication in social networks.
This project is dedicated to the investigation of the collaborative aspect of video production and editing
Rebecca Nedregotten Strand
This PhD-project examines how the radio archive of a national Norwegian broadcaster, NRK, can be developed for use in location based digital interpretation of natural- and cultural history