Research in communication, media and cultural studies at UQ has made substantial contributions to international debates and knowledge in these fields. It has also engaged with, and influenced, directions in media, communications, and research policy both nationally and internationally. UQ research in these fields is notable for its interdisciplinarity, for its breadth and for its quality. Its performance is underpinned by the participation of outstanding researchers including a past Australian Research Council (ARC) Federation Fellow and numerous recipients of ARC Professorial Fellowships, ARC QEII Fellowships and ARC Australian Postdoctoral Fellowships.