Universities

The Media Cluster Brussels project involves for the first time media and communication research groups from three leading universities in Brussels, VUB, ULB and USL-B.

The lead of the project is at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), which is represented by imec-SMIT (Studies on Media, Innovation and Technology), a research group specialized in ICT and media innovation. ReSIC, Centre de recherche en information et communication, is a multidisciplinary research center at Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) with expertise in the multidimensional field of media and cultural industries and their links with society. Université Saint-Louis – Bruxelles (USL-B) is involved through the Pôle de Recherches sur la Communication et les Médias / Research Center for Communication and Media (PReCoM) researching the media-technology-society nexus from a range of theoretical and methodological perspectives.

 


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imec-SMIT stands for Studies on Media, Innovation and Technology. The research centre, founded in 1990 at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, is part of imec. SMIT specializes in social scientific research on media and ICT, with an emphasis on innovation, policy and socio-economic questions.

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ReSIC, Centre de recherche en information et communication, is a multidisciplinary research center at Université libre de Bruxelles. ReSIC explores the vast and multidimensional field of media and culture using a wide array of theoretical and methodological approaches.

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The Pôle de Recherches sur la Communication et les Médias / Research Center for Communication and Media (PReCoM) brings together academics and researchers at Saint-Louis University, Brussels (USL-B) who are researching communication and (new) media from a range of theoretical and methodological perspectives. While PReCoM is mainly rooted in media and communication studies, it also combines approaches from other fields and disciplines in the humanities and the social sciences in order to address different dimensions of the media-society nexus.

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