Research

Research Interests

  • International news gathering
  • Conflict reporting and terrorism coverage
  • Social media and analytics
  • Transnational television

Competitive International Fellowships

2015-16 Visiting research fellow London School of Economics and Political Science. http://www.lse.ac.uk/media@lse/WhosWho/PreviousVisitingStaff.aspx

2011 Visiting academic research fellow Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford.

https://reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk/people/colleen-murrell-former-visiting-fellow

2007 Erasmus Mundus Visiting Journalism Scholar based at City University in London.

http://mundusjournalism.com/about-us/testimonials/testimonial-details/items/colleen-murrell

Research grants and prizes

2012/3 JERAA Journalism research grant for project on international broadcasting ($6,000)

2010 Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Research: Early Career Researcher ($5,000)

2007 Erasmus Mundus Visiting Journalism Scholar based at City University in London (13,000 Euros).

2006 Co-recipient Deakin University STALG for teaching and research into podcasting in the university setting ($30,000).