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

Naomi Dunstan

FHEA, MA (Glam), PgCert (Cardiff)

Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship)

School of Journalism, Media and Culture

+44 (0)29 20876098
2.57, Two Central Square, Central Square, Cardiff, CF10 1FS


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, to include formally acting as course director for our very successful MA International Public Relations and Global Communications Management

I teach at postgraduate and at undergraduate level. Current postgraduate teaching includes Digital Communications Management, a core module on the MA International Public Relations, personal tutoring and dissertation supervision. At undergraduate level I lead on the 2nd-year optional module: Fashion Futures: Technology, Innovation and Society.

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

Teaching & Learning Higher Education Authority (HEA), Teaching Fellow                    
Project Management  Prince2 practitioner


I joined the school in 2001 with over 15 years of professional experience in design, visual communications, management, and project management. Professional experience spans design and production at Regional Magazines, design, branding and product development at Letraset Computer Graphics, unit setup, management, training and launch of digital-first journal production processes at Reed Elsevier, web team leadership, management and product launches for Thomson Reuters premium services.

Technology and digital innovation is a common thread throughout my career and I consider myself privileged to have experienced, and at times led on, digital-firsts throughout this time.

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


Level / Course Role Years Location
MA / Digital Communications Management

Module Leader 2010 - present Cardiff
BA / Fashion Futures: Technology, Innovation, and Society

Module Leader 2018 - present 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

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.


I have supervised dissertations at postgraduate level for 10 years. Supervision is in the area of international public relations and global communications management, exploring themes such as corporate social responsibility, marketing, branding, visual communications, digital and emerging communications practices.