“ULSTER GAELIC: IT’S YOURS TOO!”
Sept. 2018 – Present
In collaboration with East Belfast Irish language activist Linda Ervine and her organisation "Turas", this project researches how social media and factual animation can help create a sense of ownership if Irish among Protestants and Unionists. Animations developed with Belfast-based animation company EnterYes
Example of animation output viewable here

“CIVIL RIGHTS, CLIMATE WRONGS”
Feb. 2020 – Present
Exploring how civil rights are affected by climate change in the 16 - 24 age bracket in Northern Ireland. The project, funded by the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission and run with students at Queen's University Belfast, will result in factual animations and it will explore which platforms are most effective to disseminate these animations through. Animations developed with Belfast-based animation company EnterYes
 
“PUBLIC COLAB”
Oct. 2019 – Present
An annual collaboration between the Broadcast and Architecture departments at Queen’s University Belfast. “Public CoLab” explores how an ecological crisis in Belfast might affect the city and its residents. Each year’s iteration results in a live performance/exhibition and a publication. Public CoLab 2020's publication is viewable here
 
“PRODUCING AND TEACHING MEDIA DURING COVID-19: A COMPARATIVE PROJECT (Ireland and South Africa)”
July 2020 – August 2021
Based on mutual visits to each other’s universities and departments, Dr. Franz Krüger (of the University of Witswatersrand, South Africa) and myself are doing a comparative study of how new media and online solutions are changing the practice and teaching of journalism
 
“RADIO TALK SHOP”
Jan. 2020 – Present
Run with University College Cork and the University of Sunderland (UK), this project seeks to explore the role that community media can play in welcoming asylum communities and changing mainstream media narratives around asylum seekers
 
“NATAKALLAM: REFUGEE CONNECTIONS”
June 2020 – Present
This project explores effective ways in which to continue telling the refugee story now that it has fallen down the news agenda. With NGO NaTakallam, I connect Syrian refugees (living in exile in Iraq, Turkey and Lebanon) with groups of students at Queen’s University Belfast