Experts Directory: arts, architecture and humanities

Miss Birgitte Aga

  • ? Arts technology
  • ? Digital technology
  • ? Digital creativity
  • ? Culture technology
  • ? Social creativity
  • ? Trandisciplinarity

Professor Roy Ascott

  • ? Technoetic art
  • ? Telematic art
  • ? New media art
  • ? Art and consciousness
  • ? Ayahuasca

Dr Sandra Barkhof

  • 6 History
  • 6 East Asian history (China and Japan)
  • 6 Modern european history
  • 6 German colonies in China and the Pacific/WW1
  • 6 Fashion history

Dr Annika Bautz

  • ? Literature
  • ? 19th century literature
  • ? History of the book
  • ? Literature reception studies

Mr Adam Benjamin

  • ? Dance
  • ? Choreography
  • ? Dance – improvisation
  • ? Dance and disability

Lecturer in Theatre and Performance Adam Benjamin

When you see someone who is so used to being looked down upon, raise themselves up, both physically and mentally, and hold the space around them with pride, and dignity – that is a moment that stays forever

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Dr Harry Bennett

  • 6 History
  • 6 World War Two
  • 6 American history
  • 6 Royal Navy
  • 6 Nazi Germany
  • 6 Maritime history

Dr David Bessell

  • ? Music
  • ? Music technology
  • ? Music software
  • ? Electronic music
  • ? Classical music
  • ? Popular music

Professor Gemma Blackshaw

  • ? Art history
  • ? European modernism
  • ? Austrian art
  • ? Art and medicine
  • ? Medical history
  • ? History of exhibitions

Mr James Brocklehurst

  • ? Graphic design
  • ? Web design
  • ? App design
  • ? User interfaces
  • ? Interactive graphic storytelling

Professor Robert Brown

  • ? Architecture
  • ? Cultural identity and architecture
  • ? Urban regeneration
  • ? Community development
  • ? Architectural pedagogy

Mr Gianni Corino

  • ? Media theory
  • ? Social networks
  • ? Culture theory
  • ? Digital arts
  • ? Digital archiving

Dr Gemma Blackshaw, Associate Professor (Reader) in Art History

Through exhibitions, literature, film and social media, we’ve been able to reach audiences outside academia, including mental health communities

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Dr Miriam Darlington

  • @ Contemporary Nature Writing
  • @ Creative Non-fiction
  • @ The natural history of owls in Europe
  • @ Otters in literature
  • @ The natural history of otters
  • @ Otter tracking

Mr Peter Davis

  • ? Design
  • ? Design culture
  • ? Design history
  • ? Sustainable design
  • ? Transformative design
  • ? Art-architecture design

Professor James Daybell

  • 6 History
  • 6 Tudor history
  • 6 Gender history
  • 6 History (women)
  • 6 Letter writing
  • 6 British history

Professor Pieter de Wilde

  • ? Construction
  • ? Building science
  • ? Building performance simulation
  • ? Building operational conditions
  • ? Architectural design and decision-making
  • ? High performance buildings
  • ? Energy saving

Mrs Esther Dudley

  • ? Graphic communication history
  • ? Graphic communication theory
  • ? Design research and writing
  • ? Illustration research and writing
  • ? Publishing history

Mathew Emmett

  • ? Architecture
  • ? Public realm design
  • ? Design research
  • ? Perception
  • ? Situated cognition
  • ? Sensory design

Dr Harry Bennett, Associate Professor (Reader) in History

The primary objective of any Navy is power projection, but with just 19 ships – and new aircraft carriers unlikely to be operational until at least 2020 – it raises questions about our future aspirations as a maritime nation

Harry Bennett is a military and naval historian

Professor Steve Goodhew

  • ? Sustainable construction processes
  • ? Building physics
  • ? Thermal imaging
  • ? Natural building materials
  • ? Energy efficiency and buildings
  • ? Renovation of historic buildings

Dr Daniel Grey

  • 6 History
  • 6 Modern Britain
  • 6 Colonial India
  • 6 Crime history
  • 6 Gender history

Dr Peter Hinds

  • ? Literature
  • ? English literature
  • ? 17th Century literature
  • ? History of books

Mr Peter Jones

  • ? Corporate communication graphic design
  • ? Typography
  • ? Branding design
  • ? Signage
  • ? 360 film and animation
  • ? Exhibition design

Dr Bonnie Latimer

  • ? Literature
  • ? 18th Century literature
  • ? Literature and gender

Dr Bethany Lowe

  • ? Music
  • ? Classical music
  • ? Symphony
  • ? Music analysis
  • ? Conducting
  • ? Buddhism

Ms Polly Macpherson

  • ? 3D design
  • ? Designer maker practice
  • ? Family studies
  • ? Mixed materials
  • ? Making
  • ? Craft and design processes

Eduardo Miranda, Professor in Computer Music

Music, probably the most sophisticated symbolic system evolved for human expression, is becoming increasingly important in probing intelligence, both natural and artificial, because of its powerful ability to convey emotions

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Professor Eduardo Miranda

  • ? Computer music
  • ? Music technology
  • ? Neuroscience of music
  • ? Brain interface
  • ? Interactive systems

Professor Roberta Mock

  • ? Performance
  • ? Theatre
  • ? Jewish culture
  • ? Experimental performance
  • ? Gender and sexuality
  • ? Arts research

Professor Dafydd Moore

  • ? English literature
  • ? 18th Century literature
  • ? Creative writing

Mr Paul Murray

  • ? Construction
  • ? Sustainable construction
  • ? Sustainability values
  • ? Sustainability training
  • ? Building surveying

Dr Kathryn Napier Gray

  • ? Early American literature
  • ? Native American literature
  • ? Natural history

Mr Dean Owens

  • ? Drawing
  • ? Drawing for illustration
  • ? History of drawing

Dr Kayla Parker

  • ? Animation
  • ? Artists' moving image
  • ? Feminist film
  • ? Film-making

Professor Mike Phillips

  • ? Digital art
  • ? Digital publishing
  • ? Immersive environments
  • ? Intelligent architecture
  • ? Internet of Things

Mike Phillips, Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts

What we have now created is a Rosetta Stone, a virtual tool which can be used to decode cultural and scientific dialogues. It is something around which many disciplines can decipher their identity in an open and truly transdisciplinary way

Professor Mike Phillips manages the Immersive Vision Theatre

Mr Philip Power

  • ? Public art
  • ? Artists
  • ? Fine art
  • ? Sited work

Professor Michael Punt

  • 6 Cinema history
  • 6 Technology history
  • 6 Experimental film and video
  • 6 Culture and creativity
  • 6 Visual culture

Mr Colin Searls

  • ? Academic freedom
  • ? Media censorship

Dr Angela K Smith

  • ? English literature
  • ? Literature and gender
  • ? War literature
  • ? Modernism

Professor Jem Southam

  • ? Photography
  • ? Landscape photography
  • ? Photography books
  • ? Photography education
  • ? Art and landscape

Mr Roy Tam

  • ? Design
  • ? Product design
  • ? Sustainable construction
  • ? Furniture design
  • ? Wood and steam bending
  • ? Design production

Dr Min Wild, Lecturer in English

For centuries, writers have talked about words as though they are people. It allows them to give a voice to someone who is not there or to something that is inanimate

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Dr Simon Topping

  • 6 History
  • 6 American history
  • 6 American civil right
  • 6 American politics/elections/Republican Party
  • 6 American popular culture
  • 6 Black US soldiers and World War Two
  • 6 Northern Ireland and World War Two

Professor Liz Wells

  • ? Photography
  • ? Film and video (experimental)
  • ? Exhibitions
  • ? Contemporary practice
  • ? Arts debate
  • ? Arts criticism
  • ? Art and Environment

Dr Min Wild

  • ? Literature
  • ? Philosophy
  • ? 18th Century literature
  • ? Literary theory
  • ? Rhetoric, persuasion, oratory
  • ? Christopher Smart

Dr Duncan Williams

  • ? Sound
  • ? Recording
  • ? Psychoacoustics
  • ? Timbre
  • ? Contemporary composition
  • ? Music industry