Research Projects

Where in your bodyThis page documents some of the research projects undertaken by academics from across the School of Performance and Media Production. They include practice-led and applied research; projects involving regional, national and international collaborations; cross-disciplinary research; work that engages with education, mental health, communities and the arts industry.

The following is a sample – in alphabetical order – of the rich range of research projects that have been initiated and lead by academics in our School.

Applied Practice: Evidence and Impact in Theatre, Music and Art
Theatre (Matthew Reason and Nick Rowe)

Music Composition (David Lancaster)

Arts and Mental Health (Nick Rowe)

Experiencing Liveness in Contemporary Performance
Theatre/Dance/Music (Matthew Reason) 
in collaboration with Anja Mølle Lindelof (Roskilde University, Denmark)

Exploring and Enhancing Young Audiences Experience of Theatre
Matthew Reason

Flesh Grass Fresh Grass
Theatre (Claire Hind) in collaboration with Gary Winters

Improvising Improvisation: From Out of Philosophy, Music, Dance and Literature
Music/Dance (Gary Peters)

International Centre for Arts and Narrative
Theatre/Storytelling (Matthew Reason, Catherine Heinemeyer) in collaboration with York Theatre Royal

Lost in a Sea of Glass and Tin
Theatre (Claire Hind) in collaboration with Gary Winters

Music Technology Education Provision and Progression
Music Production (Russ Hepworth-Sawyer and Mark Marrington)

Oxford Handbook of Community Music
Music (Lee Higgins) in collaboration with Brydie-Leigh Bartlett (Griffith University, Australia)

Spectatorship, Disability and Performance
Theatre (Matthew Reason)

Things as They Are
Theatre/Storytelling (Catherine Heinemeyer)

Transnational Cinema: An Introduction
Media Studies (Steve Rawle)

Transnational Monsters
Media Studies (Steve Rawle)

Ways to Wander the Gallery
Theatre (Claire Hind) in collaboration with Clare Qualman

Where in Your Body?
Theatre/Dance (Matthew Reason)




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