Research Students
  • Research Students

    Find out more about the students currently conducting research at Norwich University of the Arts.

    Current Research Students

    Amanda Geitner Roger Ackling – Work and Teaching 1969 to 2014

    Abbie Cairns Interrogating Artist-Teacher identity formation in Adult Community Learning

    Marian Saunders New perspectives on VJ practice: The art of performing moving image 

    Jeanette Bolton-Martin Spectral Shores: vanishing places and haunted spaces. Coastal Erosion and its effect on perceptions of time and the cultural construction of coastal landscapes

    Dominic Bradbury The Work of Richard Seifert & Denys Lasdun: A Comparative Study of Their Buildings and Reputations.

    Kazuko Morohashi
    The role of design in family experience at cultural sites

    Examples of Completed Research Degrees

    Paul Vousden
    The Legacy of the Burkean Sublime: Representations of the British Landscape in Visual Art

    Amy Goodwin
    The archive as a space for dubious, disputed and subverted narrative: employing the illustrative turn in order to reestablish identities for fairground women

    James Quinn
    Screen/Space: A critical re-appraisal and re-alignment of the viewing screen by means of an experimental body of fine art practice centered on viewer perceptual and spatial disruption.

    Dr Sam Ismail-Epps
    Artists’ Pages: The Function of the Page in Conceptual Art 1966 – 1973

    Nicola Simpson
    Right mind-minding: The Transmission and Practice of Zen and Vajrayana Buddhist Method Practices in the poem objects of Dom Sylvester Houédard, 1960-1975

    Dr Katherine Hewlett
    An investigation of thinking in dyslexic creative visual artists: a socio-cultural perspective

    Paul Cope
    The Classroom Art Demonstration as Pedagogical Art Practice

    Dr Sarah Horton
    Decoration: Disrupting the Workplace and Challenging the Work of Art

    Dr John Boursnell
    The unsound object and the intimate space

    Dr Catherine Dormor
    Material Matrices: Haptic, Scopic and Textile

    Dr Mary MacMaster
    Growing Old for Real: Women, image and identity

    Dr Joanna Sperryn-Jones
    Breaking as making: In what ways can making sculpture contribute to understanding experiences and perceptions of breaking?

    Dr Jodie Wick
    The Infrastructure of the Animation Industry in the East of England between 2009 & 2011

    Dr Mark Wilsher
    Negotiation Theory and the Critique of Dialogue in Dialogical and Relational Art

    Dr Maxine Bristow
    Pragmatics of attachment and detachment: medium (un)specificity as material agency in contemporary art

    Subject to student’s agreement, an electronic version of final theses will be placed on the University repository and the British Library e-thesis online service EThOS through which it will be readily available online for public access.

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