Sara Kristina Davies – Holding Home

Examining diasporic touch through art practice

Richard Halliday – Ph.D. Journal

Paul Proctor – Ph.D. Journal

Lin Charlston – Grow Make Read

Joseph Travis – MIRIAD Research Blog

Gary Spicer – Happening of Drawing

Why do I keep going back to sites of Holocaust memory and how can I use drawing as a tool to excavate a past personally unlived?

Alex Pearl – Breakdown

Writing Matters ’15

A Collective Blog for the Writing Matters 2015-16 Group This is a two – term course.  The autumn term (October – December 2014) is taught by Dr Myna Trustram, the spring term (Jan – March 2015) by Dr Amanda Ravetz.

John Merrill – Portrait as Landscape

My research concerns a myth. The myth that good photographic portraits reveal “hidden depths” when, in truth, they reveal only surface.

Gemma Meek – Socially Engaged Book Art

To construct a critical framework in which to read socially engaged book art, with reference to selected case studies, through the mapping of connections between production methods, themes and book forms.

Gary Bratchford

AHRC funded Visual Culture PhD candidate and collector of lovely, lovely vinyl…


Research students can find all the latest research news from MIRIAD and information on talks, training, conferences and calls for papers in one place…

MIRIAD Online Group (MOG)

The MIRIAD Online Group (MOG) aims to research and help develop strategies for a number of areas related to MIRIAD and Web technologies. It is an open forum for PGRs and staff to discuss and develop considered approaches to the


The Practice as Research Consortium North West (PARCNW) invites postgraduate research degree students, their supervisors, project partners and other interested parties to share experiences and exchange knowledge in this free, AHRC funded regional research training programme in the creative arts and