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.

History research

Professor James Daybell discusses his research on early modern history.

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 Plymouth University, speaks about her work as a researcher, curator and lecturer

Research focus: Professor Angela K Smith

Professor of Modern Literature, Angela K Smith, 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