The Urban Communication Foundation promotes research that enhances our understanding of communication patterns in the urban environment and encourages collaboration between communication scholars, urban planners and policy makers. We support diverse research strategies, recognize noteworthy scholarship in this area and invite participation from all scholars and practitioners studying the various forms of urban communication.
The Urban Communication Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2014 recipient of the Communicative City Award is the City of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.Conferred biennially, the award is based on examining a number of criteria that improve the quality and frequency of human communication in urban areas.
The Urban Communication Foundation announced today that Mark Shiel’s book Hollywood Cinema and the Real Los Angeles (Reaktion Books, 2012) has been selected as the 2014 Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Foundation Book Award winner.
The Urban Communication Foundation is pleased to announce the release of its first policy brief, “Codesigning Urban Technology for Citizen Engagement” by Assistant Professors Laura Forlano and Anijo Mathew (Institute of Design at Illinois Institute of Technology).
The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) and the Urban Communication Foundation are pleased to announce that the 2014 The Gene Burd Urban Journalism Award will be awarded to Sommer Matthis.
IAMCR and the Urban Communication Foundation are pleased to announce that the 2014 UCF/IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant will be awarded to Yiannis Christidis, a PhD candidate and lecturer in the Department of Communication and Internet Studies at Cyprus University of Technology.