Research group for media use and audience studies


The members of the research group for media use and audience studies are connected to several different networks. Here you can read about some of them.

CEDAR: Consortium on Emerging Directions in Audience Research

A network of young european audience scientists which among other things work on projects financed by Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK). Read more

Euromedia Research Group

A network of european scientists, founded in 1982 as a result of a workshop on media policy. The network does work within the framework of European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), and aims to describe and analyse developments within media structure and policy in Europe. The network meets and publish frequently. Read more

Digital Social Science Core Facility (DIGSSCORE)

The Digital Social Science Core Facility (DIGSSCORE) is an infrastructure for advanced social science data collection and multi-disciplinary research at the University of Bergen. DIGSSCORE extends the successful probability-based internet-panel which was established at the University of Bergen in 2012, The Norwegian Citizen Panel, and integrates it with a fully equipped on-site social science digital research lab, The Citizen Lab, from August 2016.The facility takes advantage of changes in technology and research methodology that combine to bring computer laboratory research and survey studies ever closer together. The Citizen Lab resides in Rosenbergsgaten 35, at the University of Bergen. DIGSSCORE is funded by several projects, and in large by the University of Bergen, and Bergen Research Foundation. Read more

SCUD: Network for the Studies of Cultural Distinctions and Social Differentiation

The SCUD network consists of researchers from different European countries with a common interest in the study of processes of social differentiation and the formation of lifestyles and cultural consumption. A common point of departure lies in Bourdieu's cultural theory, which is assessed through a systematic confrontation with other sociological theories as well as through a confrontation with recent empirical studies and a detailed examination of the methods applied within the sociology of cultural consumptions. Conferences every other year. Read more