About us

Research Group Processos comunicacionais: epistemologia, midiatização, mediações e recepção – PROCESSOCOM works on the grounding, construction and systematization of scientific investigations of the Applied Social Sciences and, more specifically, of Communication.

The axis of the Group is the formation of researchers in a transforming perspective. Furthermore, it explores, in methodological terms, a critical epistemology that tries to articulate millennial knowledge with new innovative strategies for solving relevant social, historical and political problems.

We are bound to the Communication Sciences Post-graduation Program at Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos – Unisinos, in São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul.

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Repercussion of PROCESSOCOM researches:

1 – Substantiation, construction and systematization of scientific problematic by producing shared investigations that creates qualified knowledge about the contemporary communicative/media processes.

2 – Formation of researchers and superior level auxiliary, improving academic research competences and contributing to upgrade the Communication area.

3 – Socialization of knowledge by promoting seminaries, colloquies, meetings, lectures, classes, courses, publications and media products.

4 – Strengthen of Ibero-American integration between communication research groups. Especially Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB); Universidade Nacional de Córdoba (Argentina); Universidade Nacional Experimental Simón Rogríguez (Venezuela); Universities of Guadalajara and ITESO (México); Universidad Politécnica Salesiana (Equador), Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal), Universidade Andina Simón Bolívar (Bolivia), Universidade Central de Equador (UCE), Universidad de la República (Uruguai), Universidade Complutense de Madrid and CIESPAL.

5 – Improvement of International Cooperation work, advancing to complex levels of shared researches production, with an epistemological line of transforming methodologies configuration.

6 – Support to qualify communication graduation and specialization courses.

7 – Deepening and enlargement of epistemological dialogues with Communication Post-graduation programs in Brazil, mainly on Working Groups at INTERCOM, CELACOM and COMPOS.

8 – Actions of university extension with the perspective of qualifying the use and knowledge about the media, looking for a communicative citizenship construction.

9 – Support for the construction of innovative media and communication processes.

10 – Critical knowledge production, in the perspective of a transformative praxis epistemology of Latin-American societies.


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