Autumn & Spring Terms

Research Forum sessions for the Autumn and Spring terms 2015-2016 will take place bi-monthly on alternate Mondays and Tuesdays, usual time — 4.15 – 5.30pm. Dates and venues are listed below.

The Research Forum offers a friendly environment in which to test out new ideas-in-progress, represent or revisit previously published/-exhibited work.

We invite expressions of interest from all staff and research students for presentations of any kind to provoke constructive, critical discussion and to contribute to the research culture in the University.

This year we will try out a presenter/responder structure for the forum meetings.

The Forum dates and venues are as follows:

Mon 12th Oct Seminar B – ‘Practice As Research’ discussion
Tue 27th Oct Seminar A – Franky Williams (Fine Art Research)
Mon 9th Nov Seminar B – Karenanne Knight (Illustration)
Tue 24th Nov Seminar A – Niamh Downing (Engilsh & Writing)
Mon 7th Dec Seminar B – Gillian Wylde (Fine Art)

Tue 12th Jan Seminar A – Susan Shaw (Fashion)
Mon 25th Jan Seminar B – Frances Crow (Architecture)
Tue 9th Feb Seminar A – Ben Carver (English)
Mon 22nd Feb Seminar B – Lucy Willow (Fine Art)
Tue 8th March Seminar A – Alice Maude Roxby (Photography)

We are also planning a series of events that include:
Platform live events and exhibitions.
A Research as Practice Symposium to take place in the spring of 2016.
Details to follow soon.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

The research forum aims to initiate discussion amongst FSA staff and PhD researchers;  to identify common research themes, initiate funding bids, encourage collective work and the diversification of research initiatives within the school.

In the last academic year talks covered a diverse range of subjects reflecting the comparative and interdisciplinary nature of current research being undertaken in the field of Art. The Research Forums is open to all staff and researchers at Falmouth University, with an emphasis on art and cross-disciplinary work.

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