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Naomi Dunstan  FHEA, MA (Glam), PgCert (Cardiff)

Miss Naomi Dunstan

FHEA, MA (Glam), PgCert (Cardiff)

Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship)

School of Journalism, Media and Culture

+44 29208 76098
Two Central Square, Room 2.57, Central Square, Cardiff, CF10 1FS


HEA Fellow since 2011

I am a lecturer in the School of Journalism, Media and Culture. I have a passion for learning and teaching and participate within the school at all levels. This has included formally leading our very successful MA International Public Relations and Global Communications Management as course director. During my time as course director I developed the Professional Practice module, placed an emphasis on social listening and digital reseach methods, as well as bringing in crisis communications workshops.

I currently work across other areas of the school, teaching at both postgraduate and at undergraduate level. Postgraduate teaching includes the Creative Management of Social and Digital Media, and the Practice and Theory of Digital Creativity, both core modules on the MA Creative and Cultural Industries. At undergraduate level I lead on the 2nd-year optional module: Fashion Futures: Technology, Innovation and Society. I am also a personal tutor and dissertation supervisor.

Academic Roles: External examiner
MA Public Relations, Communications, and the Media University of Gloucestershire 2019 - present
MSc Digital Marketing University of Chester 2014 - 2018
BA Advertising University of Chester 2015 - 2018

Other roles:
HEA HEA Fellow (March 2011)                  
Admin ECO Officer


Research funding
2013 - 2014 AHRC / REACT Internet of Things (IoT)* £50,000
2007 Interdisciplinary / Interprofessional Collaboration Teaching and Learning
Cardiff University
2005 Innovative Teaching and Learning
Cardiff University

Areas of interest include:
Visual communications and design, brands and branding, the future of fashion, technology and innovation

*Funded Projects: Principle investigator/project lead for the AHRC / REACT-funded project Fans on Foot. The project explored fandom in relation to the Internet of Things (IoT), namely interactions and experiences that exist between individuals and [internet] connected physical objects.


Level / Course Role Years Location

BA / Visual Communication and Design

Module Leader 2022-present Cardiff

BA / Fashion Futures: Technology, Innovation, and Society

Module Leader 2018 - present Cardiff

MA / Practice and Theory of Digital Creativity

Module Leader 2021 - 2022 Cardiff

MA / Creative Management of Digital and Social Media

Module Leader 2021 - 2022 Cardiff
MA / Digital Communications Management

Module Leader 2010 - 2021 Cardiff
BA / Social Media Trends

Module Leader 2012 - 2018 Cardiff
MA / Communications for Documentary

Lecturer 2014 - 2018 Cardiff
MA / Minimags for Diploma Magazine

Lecturer 2010 - 1014 Cardiff
MA / Digital Platforms for MA International Journalism

Lecturer 2009 - 2015 Cardiff
BA / Language, Media, and Manipulation

Lecturer 2009 - 2012 Cardiff
BA / Visual Design

Lecturer 2008 - 2009 Cardiff
BA / Culture of Childhood

Lecturer 2003 - 2004 Cardiff


I joined the school in 2001 with over 15 years of professional experience in various forms of design (online and offline), visual communication and management. Amongst others, my professional experience covers magazine design and production at Regional Magazines, graphic design, branding and product development at Letraset Computer Graphics, management of design and production for the first online journals with Reed Elsevier and leading the Web Team and managing product launches for Reuters premium services (now Thomson Reuters).

Design, technology and digital innovation are common threads throughout my career. I consider myself privileged to have experienced, and at times taken the lead on, several digital-firsts - being trained by, and working at the cutting edge of design for, the first digital design agency in the UK and playing a key management role in the first online repository of e-books and articles. I continue to be interested in design and innovation.

 MA Business (CPD)
Higher Education Teaching Fellow (FHEA)
PG Cert University Teaching and Learning
PG Cert Counselling
Prince2 Project Manager - Certified


I have supervised student dissertations at postgraduate and undergraduate level.
Currently, I supervise postgraduate students studying MA International Public Relations and Global Communications Management. Themes include marketing, branding, visual communications, digital and emerging communications practice.

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