Emma Agusita is a Digital Cultures Research Fellow and Associate Lecturer in Contemporary Digital Practices in UWE’s faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education. She is currently working on the Creative Citizen’s research project, a multi-institution large research project funded by the RCUK Connected Communities scheme.
Emma’s work as an educator, creative producer, facilitator and researcher spans the fields of media, arts and education. She has a background as a community media practitioner; producing community films, videos and radio and facilitating community media programs and youth media projects. Her doctoral research investigated young people’s use of new technology in their media practices within informal educational settings. She has worked in partnership contexts across primary, secondary, further and higher education settings, fusing informal and formal approaches to learning about and with media technologies.