Research excellence

The Arts Institute celebrates and facilitates world-leading research across, between and with arts and humanities disciplines, including:

  • english and creative writing
  • history
  • contemporary arts practice
  • art theory and history
  • theatre, dance, performing arts
  • music, science and technology
  • digital arts and technology
  • photography
  • curatorial practice
  • cultural geography
  • urbanism
  • architecture and design.

Professor James Daybell

Professor of Early Modern British History and Associate Dean for research of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business, James talks about his research on early modern British gender, political and material culture.

Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research (ICCMR)

Professor Miranda explains more about his research in computer music

Art History Research

What does an art historian do? Dr Gemma Blackshaw, Professor of Art History at University of Plymouth, speaks about her work as a researcher, curator and lecturer

Professor Angela K Smith

Professor of Modern Literature, Angela talks about her research and publications relating to women’s writing and experience of the first world war, women’s suffrage and war and memory