Dr. Sadia Jamil, Khalifa University of Science & Technology, Abu Dhabi
Journalism and Media Studies
Dr Sadia Jamil is a postdoctoral research fellow at Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi. In July 2015, she has received her PhD degree in Journalism at the University of Queensland, Australia. She also holds postgraduate degrees in the disciplines of Media Management (Scotland) and Mass Communication (Karachi). To date, she is the recipient of a number of awards and scholarships including: The University of Queensland’s Centennial Award (2010), UQ’s International Postgraduate Research Support Award (2010), the Norwegian UNESCO Commissions’ and Oslo Metropolitan University’s conference scholarships (2015-2018), IAMCR’s travel grant award (2019), Union Insurance’s Cairo Air Crash Journalists Victim Memorial Gold Medal and Daily Jang’s (2007) and The News’ Sardar Ali Sabri Memorial Gold Medal (2007). She is also affiliated with the International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) and currently acting as the Co Vice-Chair of IAMCR’s Journalism Research and Education Section. Her research work includes studies into journalism, safety of journalists and impunity, freedom of expression and press freedom, new media technologies, urban development and digital divide.