Chair of Media, Journalism and Social Communication

Scientific research conducted at the Chair of Media, Journalism and Social Communication focuses on studying various phenomena related to the mediatization of the surrounding reality, as well as media education, and education in the field of social communication. The main area of research concerns marketing communication, visual communication, media language and the impact of social media. Research is carried out by both the faculty and doctoral students.

Contact: aadamski@wsiz.edu.pl


Scientific and research projects financed from external sources:

Subject: Multimedia & Communication in Education & Science
Project Manager: Sławomir Gawroński, Assoc. Prof., Ph.D. sgawronski@wsiz.edu.pl
The aim of the project is to further the current partnership through faculty exchange, establishing joint research teams and realisation of two international research projects, resulting in numerous publications of an international character. The key area of collaboration is science and teaching within media and social communication, in particular within new communication technologies. Duration: 2.10.2019–1.10.2022
Financing: International Academic Partnerships of NAWA (Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange)


Scientific and research projects financed of the Ministry and from external sources:

Subject : COVID Gendered Academic Productivity – Polish Perspective
Project Manager: Ph.D. Iwona Leonowicz-Bukała
COVID Gendered Academic Productivity – Polish Perspective is an international collaborative qualitative research project conducted by 4 researchers from Poland and Switzerland. The main aim of the study is to get an insight into the lived experience of scientists in Poland concerning research productivity during pandemic in the gender context. Nation-wide online qualitative survey on Qualtrics platform was conducted from 1st March to 9th May 2021. The phase of collecting data resulted in almost 600 responses, out of which almost 300 questionnaires were fulfilled correctly till the last question. The next phase of the study is based on the analysis of already collected data and making additional in-depth interviews among scholars, who left their contacts for follow up study. Main research questions concern the factors determining research productivity of Polish scholar in crisis situation on the case of SARS-Cov-2 pandemic.
Members of the research team are:
• Iwona Leonowicz-Bukała, Ph.D. (University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszów, Poland)
• Olga Kurek-Ochmańska, Ph. D. (University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszów, Poland)
• Monika Struck-Peregończyk, Ph.D. (University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszów, Poland)
• Agata L. Lambrechts (USI Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland)
COVID Gendered Academic Productivity – Polish Perspective is based on the former research cooperation of 16 women scholars from USA, UK, Qatar and Poland within the international initiative COVID G.A.P. Simultaneously to Polish project, similar sister projects are being conducted/prepared in Mexico and Qatar. The possible term of finishing the COVID Gendered Academic Productivity – Polish Perspective is Fall 2022.
Implementation period: March 2020 – December 2022

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