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Postgraduate tutor (research)
Dr Ultan Gillen
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We value our postgraduate research students and the important role they play in the IDCA research culture.
The School of Design, Culture & the Arts postgraduate tutor supports students, both full and part time, in their progression through their studies, as well as curating a series of seminars delivered by Institute members designed for the postgraduate community.
In addition, research students attend, and contribute to, the various research group seminar series and related events such as Holocaust Memorial Day. View all
“Reason not the need”: how has the case for art been made over the industrial and post-industrial life of Middlesbrough and what can reflect from this upon contemporary arguments.
The dynamic of 'cumulative extremism': the dynamic of violent escalation which can be triggered between extremist groups, and the wider effect this can have on community cohesion.
More about Alex Carter
Language theory and dialogue in the fiction of Jane Austen and its screen adaptations.
More about Clare Cheverall
A fictional narrative titled 'Iwetia' (with reflective study).
More about Patience Ezinwoke
Traumatic Potential and Counter-Representation.
More about Paul Grace
The emergence of open-air education in industrial and de-industrialising society during the first half of the twentieth century with particular reference to the concept of the ‘delicate child'.
More about Jacqueline Hayes
Towards a Positive Psychology of Creative Writing.
More about Megan Hayes
Tackling the legacy of the Victorian freak show: Fictional portrayals of the freak show and re-presenting disabled performers in museum exhibitions
More about Louise Logan
The Administration of the Elizabethan Northern Border.
Queer Lives through Dead Eyes: Observing the New Queer Gothic
More about Robyn Ollett
Joesphine Bowes (1825-1874), Collector and museum founder, in the context of the mid 19th century attitudes to gender, society and culture.
The creation of ‘alternative’ learning spaces by artists with a core focus on how the artist-led learning project is situated in response to neo-liberal hegemony.
More about Paul Stewart
The 'Imperial spirit' and the British fascist tradition from the 1920s to the 1950s.
More about Paul Stocker
“A Weapon in the Struggle against Fascism and Reaction": The British Communist press and anti-fascism, 1928-1949.”
More about Lewis Young
Civic culture and ritual in Darlington and Middlesbrough in comparative perspective 1850-1950.
We value the research of our academics for the public good and because it guarantees our teaching looks at the past with a critical eye, is abreast of the contemporary moment, and weaves the fabric of the future.
Art and Design
The English research group is a diverse and dynamic community of researchers and practitioners working in a range of literary, cultural and creative fields.
History forms a long-standing centre of research excellence and scholarship within the University across modern and contemporary political history to regional and local, cultural and intellectual history.