Muhammad Asim Imran

Dr Muhammad Asim Imran

Faculty Research Grants Coordinator

Innovation and Commercialisation Service

Division of Research and Innovation

Asim Imran holds a PhD in Media from the University of Adelaide. His PhD focuses on media discourses used in the portrayal of the elderly and age-related issues in mainstream newspapers in Australia and Malaysia. He was awarded Beacon of Enlightenment PhD Scholarship. He holds an MA in Mass Communication (Distinction) from the University of Bedfordshire, UK. He is interested in researching the role of journalists, journalistic practices, ownership and social practices in constructing identities for different components of society. Asim Imran had worked in various academic and non-academic roles in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Australia. Currently, he works as an academic tutor for MDIA 2301: Media Policy Media Law at the University of Adelaide.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2022 - ongoing Faculty Research Grants Coordinator University of Adelaide
    2021 - 2022 Events & Engagement Officer | Media and Corporate Relations University of Adelaide
    2021 - 2021 LCE Event Manager University of Adelaide
    2020 - 2021 Academic Tutor & Assessment Marker University of Adelaide
    2015 - 2017 Lecturer Effat University
    2013 - 2015 Customer Services Manager Danube
    2010 - 2010 Research Assistant University of Bedfordshire
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2017 Scholarship Beacon of Enlightenment Scholarship University of Adelaide Australia AUD 90 000
    2010 Achievement Distinction in MA (Mass Communication) University of Bedfordshire United Kingdom
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    Arabic Can read, write and understand spoken
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    Malay Can read, write and understand spoken
    Urdu Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2021 University of Adelaide Australia PhD
    2010 University of Bedfordshire United Kingdom Master of Arts in Mass Communication (Distinction)
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    2021 First Aid - Provide First Aid and CPR CBD College Australia
    2021 Evaluating Learning & Teaching Effectiveness University of Adelaide Australia
    2021 Introduction to University Teaching University of Adelaide Australia
    2019 Standard Mental Health First Aider Mental Health First Aid Australia Australia
  • Research Interests

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2022 Imran, M. A., & Bowd, K. (2022). Consumers and commodification: The marketization of aged care in the Australian press. Australian Journalism Review, 44(1), 117-135.
  • Theses

    Year Citation
    2021 Imran, M. A. (2021). Media Portrayal of Ageing: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Media Discourses in Australia and Malaysia. (PhD Thesis, University of Adelaide).
    2010 Imran, M. A. (2010). Investigation of British Photojournalism A case study of 50 years of British Newspapers 1968-2008. (Master's Thesis, UNIVERSITY OF BEDFORDSHIRE, LUTON).

Beacon of Enlightenment PhD Scholarship

Tutor and Assessment Marker –  Media Policy and Media Law

  • Position: Faculty Research Grants Coordinator
  • Phone: 83133132
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  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Ingkarni Wardli, floor Level One
  • Org Unit: Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

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