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.
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 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
Date Institution name Country Title 2021 University of Adelaide Australia PhD 2010 University of Bedfordshire United Kingdom Master of Arts in Mass Communication (Distinction)
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
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.
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
Date Role Membership Country 2022 - ongoing Member Journalism Education & Research Association of Australia Australia 2021 - ongoing Member Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA) Australia
Date Topic Presented at Institution Country 2021 - 2021 Media power and the ageing population: Comparing presses in the East and the West Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA) 2021 Conference University of Melbourne Australia 2019 - 2019 Media Portrayal of Ageing Multimodal Research 2019 - International Conference: 08-11 December 2019, Auckland, NZ Auckland University of Technology New Zealand 2019 - 2019 A cross-cultural comparison of media discourses in Australia and Malaysia Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Annual Conference University of Canberra Australia
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