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Prof Seamus Simpson
Prof Seamus Simpson
Key Memberships
From September 2010 to December 2009.
Member of School: School of Arts & Media
From September 2012 to present.
From September 2010 to August 2012.
Full Member of Research Centre: Arts, Media and Communication Research Centre
From September 2015 to present.
Full Member of Research Centre: Communication, Cultural & Media Studies
From September 2010 to August 2015.
Profile Summary

Seamus Simpson is Professor of Media Policy in the School of Arts and Media at the University of Salford. His research interests lie in European and global communications media policy. Specific focus has been on a range of Internet, telecommunication, and digital media convergence governance issues.

Seamus's research has been funded by the ESRC and the European Commission. He was Principal Investigator on the ESRC-funded European Regulation of Intrernet Commerce project and is a member of the ESRC's Peer Review College. He was part of the PricewaterhouseCoopers team which undertook the first EU-funded evaluation of the pan-European electronic communications regulator, BEREC, in 2012.

Seamus was elected Vice-Chair of the Communication Law and Policy Division of the International Communication Association in 2011. He became division Chair in 2014 and is a member of the Board of Directors of the ICA. In 2015, Seamus joined the Oxford Research Encyclopedia: Communication as a Senior Editor (Oxford University Press).

Seamus co-organised the  ICA Communication Law and Policy Division's contribution to the ICA general conferences in London (2013) and Seattle (2014) and was organizer of the 2013 workshop of the European Communication Research and Education Association Communication Law and Policy Section which took place at MediaCityUK. He was also Content Director of the 2013 Salford Media Festival, Programme Chair of the 2014 Challenging Media Landscapes conference and Content Director of the 2014 Nations and Regions Media Conference.

Key Projects
2013
Feb
Evaluation of BEREC and the BEREC office
EC (Non-Framework), £3,481.00.
Principal Investigator: S Simpson (100%).
Key Publications
Authored Books
Refereed Journal Articles
Book Sections
Guest Editorships of Journals
Reports for External Bodies
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