If you have a research project and you are looking for a collaborator or supervisor, or you are interested in visiting us, please get in touch. We are keen to hear from prospective postgraduate students, scholars, cultural organisations and industry. The CMH has an excellent track record at working with academic and non-academic partners, and collaborating on interdisciplinary research projects both in Australia and internationally. We have worked on several exciting projects with colleagues at institutions including Bournemouth University, the University of Hamburg, the State Library of New South Wales, the National Film and Sound Archive, and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and we are keen to grow our networks!

Check out some of our projects

Come work with us!

Three PhD scholarships attached to the projects of CMH members are now available. 
Domestic PhD Scholarship: attached to Professor Murray Goot’s ARC project, ‘What Australia Thinks: A History of Australian Public Opinion Polls’.
Domestic PhD Scholarship: attached to Professor Bridget Griffen-Foley’s ARC project, ‘Switched-on Audiences: Australian Listeners and Viewers’.
Joint PhD Scholarship: to work with Professor Bridget Griffen-Foley at Macquarie University and Dr Chandrika Kaul at the University of St Andrews, Scotland.

Applications are now open. We look forward to hearing from you!

Courses at Macquarie
Macquarie University's Department of Modern History and Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies offer a range of courses in media history.
These include:

  • MMCS260: Documentary Media: Forms, Histories, Futures
  • MHIS101: Screening the Past: History on Film and Television
  • MHIS365: From the Beats to Big Brother: Popular Culture Since the Fifties
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