Dr Anthony Ridge-Newman

Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler -Albert Einstein



 University of London

  • Associate Member of Hertford College, University of Oxford
  • AQM research methods, Essex Social Science Summer School
  • Archival research methods, Institute of Historical Research
Thesis: The Conservative Party and New Media

MSc Social Research Methods, University of Surrey
Thesis: News representations of Britain's decision to go to war with Iraq

BSc (Hons) science communications (first class), universities of Plymouth and North Carolina

Teacher training
 HEA Fellowship: universities of Glasgow (PgCAP) and Roehampton (URRAP)

Prior to HE: Trinity College London and Rambert School


Vice chair, PSA Political Marketing Specialist Group

Researcher, University of Glasgow

Lecturer in communications, University of Roehampton, London

 PSA Conservatives and Conservatism Specialist Group 

Lecturing political communication
(UG and PG course convenor), University of Glasgow

Peer reviewer,
New Media and Society (leading scholarly journal)

Advisory board member
, Poldega, UK

University teacher in communications
, University of London

Postgraduate workshop instructor, 
University of Oxford

, ?Young People, Democracy and the Internet?, London

Head of strategic communications and marketing
, private business

Journalism and publishing
, e.g. Sky News; US Geological Survey; The Carolinian (News Editor)

Communications and marketing consultant,
various private businesses


TV interview (expert respondent) about EUref
, Associated Press, international distribution

, TIE campaign (Time for Inclusive Education)

 2016 Scottish Parliamentary Elections, Central Region

national charity serving young people

Deanery Synod Representative
, St Mary?s Church, Runnymede

Chair of Communications Committee
, St Mary?s Church, Runnymede

, community action project, Anglesey

Magna Carta celebrations representative
, Runnymede

Borough councillor
, Virginia Water, Runnymede

Parliamentary candidate
, Anglesey

, Economic Development and Community Services Committees, Runnymede Council

Founding president
, Royal Holloway College Formal Hall, University of London

Staff-Student Liaison Committee Member
, universities of Plymouth and Surrey

Vice President of Communications
, NCO Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity