Jade French has been awarded a Michael Beverley Innovation Fellowship to explore inclusive peer review and publishing methods with learning disabled artists. The Michael Beverley Innovation Fellowship aims to build the innovation culture and develop the next generation of academic entrepreneurs at the University of Leeds. It supports early-career researchers to contribute to the strategic…
The Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage is launching a new events series this term, on the theme of ‘museum legitimacies’.
Researchers from museum studies, digital media and the history of science at the University of Leeds are working together to connect different archive and museum collections and to open up industrial heritage.
‘Danish Golden Age Painting’ by David Jackson is a pioneering new contribution to 19th century art history studies
A new book written by Professor David Jackson has been published this month, presenting an innovative and vibrant survey of visual culture in Golden Age Denmark (1801 to 1864).
Stuart Bowes talks about his experience of the transfer process at the end of his first year as a postgraduate researcher. Towards the end of the first year of a PhD, all doctoral aspirants face a major hurdle. The transition from being a provisional candidate – essentially a state of probation – to full doctoral…
Bradford’s National Museum project launches two new installations in the newly reopened National Science and Media Museum
The Bradford’s National Museum project came to an end in January with a final publication that drew out future directions for the National Science and Media Museum in and with Bradford. With the recent re-opening of the museum, visitors can now see two new exhibitions facilitated by project researchers -Belle Vue Studio and River of Tea: Let’s Chat.
MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies graduate Gina Figueira has recently been published in the International Journal of Heritage Studies, with her article entitled ‘That horse will never rise again’.
Visiting Research Fellow and alumna Dr Caroline McCaffrey-Howarth has launched a podcast dedicated to promoting the study of art & material culture, alongside three other early career art historians.
A collaborative research project looking at how the National Science and Media Museum can be locally rooted and open, engaged and collaborative has concluded with the launch of an exciting new publication.
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) has awarded £246,000 to alumna Dr Jade French to innovate new methods to support the professional development of learning disabled artists and curators.