study developed and used new creative and metaphorical methods to
explore how young people make sense of their complex mediaworlds.
It was funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council as a two-year
research project, from September 2008 to August 2010.
asked teenagers to make 'identity boxes' reflecting their identities
and exploring the place of media in their lives.
2009 we conducted fieldwork at schools in Newcastle, Manchester,
London, Southampton, Christchurch, and Cumbria. In 2010-11
we are publishing and presenting findings about the project. See
the project diary
for details and information.
on the project is Dr
Principal Investigator is Prof
are pleased to acknowledge the support of the Arts and Humanities
Research Council (AHRC), who funded this project (Ref: AH/F009682/1).