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Dr Luk Swiatek

Lecturer in Communication and Public Relations

School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

Lukasz Swiatek mainly researches strategic communication, especially in relation to awards and prizes. Other research areas include entertainment, creativity, and teaching and learning (in higher education). He has taught a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and his teaching and learning blog regularly receives visitors from around the world. Previously, Luk worked in Australia in publishing and news (as a reporter and editor) and in integrated communication, in both the corporate and not-for-profit sectors.

Academic Memberships:
- Australia and New Zealand Communication Association
- Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (Associate Fellow)

Professional Memberships
- Public Relations Institute of New Zealand
- Public Relations Institute of Australia

Lukasz Swiatek mainly researches strategic communication, especially in relation to awards and prizes. Other research areas include entertainment, creativity, and teaching and learning (in higher education). He has taught a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and his teaching and learning blog regularly receives visitors from around the world. Previously, Luk worked in Australia in publishing and news (as a reporter and editor) and in integrated communication, in both the corporate and not-for-profit sectors.

Academic Memberships:
- Australia and New Zealand Communication Association
- Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (Associate Fellow)

Professional Memberships:
- Public Relations Institu...

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Professional

Contact details

  • Location: physical address: Level F / Block 5 / Massey University / Mt Cook / Wellington 6021 / New Zealand
  • Location: postal address: School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing / Massey University Wellington Campus / PO Box 756 / Wellington, 6140 / New Zealand
  • Ph: DDI (Direct Dial In): +64 4 979 3712

Research Expertise

Research Interests

  • Strategic communication
  • Public relations
  • Organisational communication
  • Awards
  • Prizes
  • Entertainment
  • Creativity
  • Teaching and learning

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Communication and Media Studies (200100): Cultural Studies (200200): Globalisation and Culture (200206): Languages, Communication And Culture (200000)

Research Outputs

Journal

Swiatek, LM. (2016). Public Relations and Participatory Culture: Fandom, Social Media and Community Engagement. Routledge, 2016. Edited by Amber L. Hutchins and Natalie T. J. Tindall. Asia Pacific Public Relations Journal. 17(2), 92-94 Retrieved from http://novaojs.newcastle.edu.au/apprj
[Journal article]Authored by: Swiatek, L.

Media and Links

Media

  • 03 Oct 2016 - Online
    Opinion: 'The Nobel Prizes’ controversial push...'
    Available at: https://theconversation.com/the-nobel-prizes-controversial-push-for-popularity-66118
  • 03 Oct 2016 - Radio
    Interviewed on ABC Radio Canberra
    Interviewed on ABC Radio Canberra (666 AM) about the Nobel Prizes, on the 'Breakfast' show with Philip Clark, Oct. 4
  • 03 Nov 2016 - Radio
    Interviewed on ABC Radio Adelaide
    Interviewed on ABC Radio Adelaide (891 AM) about the Nobel Prize for Literature, on 'Afternoons with Sonya Feldhoff', Nov. 17
  • 03 May 2016 - Radio
    Invited to speak on 2SER
    Invited to speak on 2SER (107.3 FM), on the ‘2016 Eurovision Special’ episode of 'The Election Nerds' radio show, May 14
  • 02 Oct 2015 - Magazine
    Feature article: ‘Prizing Time in Oslo’
    Available from: http://issuu.com/kulturaconnect/docs/kultura_connect_2015_11/28
  • 01 Dec 2013 - Magazine
    Feature article: 'Prizing Time in Stockholm'
    Available at: http://issuu.com/kulturaconnect/docs/kultura_connect_2013_10/27

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