Research & Innovation Projects

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Tackling the challenges of our age

Our research cross disciplinary boundaries and tackle the challenges of our age, aligned to our research programmes and guided by our transdisciplinary research themes. You can search them on this page and view individual projects for details and impacts.

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Gwalt. Glosy (Rape. Voices)

Lead:

Agnieszka Blonska

Gwalt. Glosy (Rape. Voices) was a 2015 theatre production that explored issues of sexual violence to...

Gwalt. Glosy (Rape. Voices)
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Laima Grigone

How Can Artists and Designers Working with Museums and Collections Contribute to the Notion of Active Citizenship?

This paper examines through a series of selected contrasting examples, how interpretation in a range...

How Can Artists and Designers Working with Museums and Collections Contribute to the Notion of Active Citizenship?
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Leisure Studies Association Annual Conference 2022

Lead:

Clare Hearn

Falmouth University is delighted to be collaborating with the Leisure Studies Association to deliver...

Leisure Studies Association Annual Conference 2022
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Literary editors and peer-to-peer book reviewers: Rethinking the role of cultural intermediaries in a socially networked age

This chapter examines the evolving roles of cultural intermediaries and cultural curators within the...

Literary editors and peer-to-peer book reviewers: Rethinking the role of cultural intermediaries in a socially networked age
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Lobster Grower & Lobster Grower 2

Lead:

Drummond Masterton

Lobster Grower is a consortium led project, working to establish a low-carbon method of rearing lobs...

Lobster Grower & Lobster Grower 2
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Mametz

Mametz was a 2014 site-specific production that offered a glimpse of life and death in the trenches.

Mametz
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Mixed Reality

Lead:

John Speakman

Using Mixed Reality across geographically distributed spaces to facilitate collaborative virtual env...

Mixed Reality
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MOTH

Lead:

Nicola Salkeld

MOTH is challenge attitudes, conventions and context surrounding death and dying.

MOTH
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Of This Parish

The idea of a ‘Parish’ – a common device used to delineate territory while also defining a sac...

Of This Parish
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On The Hill

On the Hill is a podcast that brings together historical research and original writing as a means to...

On The Hill
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Online Orchestra

By harnessing the internet, the Online Orchestra gave people living in remote communities the opport...

Online Orchestra
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Polish Vermin by Agnieszka Blonska
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Polish Vermin

Lead:

Agnieszka Blonska

Polish Vermin is a piece of theatre which explores the lives of EU migrants living in the UK in the ...

Polish Vermin
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Re-voicing Cultural Landscapes

Lead:

Dr Laura Hodsdon

Re-voicing Cultural Landscapes studies the relationships between majority and minority perspectives ...

Re-voicing Cultural Landscapes
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Sound/Image Cinema Lab

Lead:

Dr Neil Fox

Based at Falmouth, Sound/Image Cinema Lab has produced a number of regional and national documentari...

Sound/Image Cinema Lab
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South African Photography

Lead:

Dr Simon A. Clarke

This book is the first comprehensive survey of South African photography from 1837 to 2020.

South African Photography
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South West Creative Technology Network

Lead:

Professor David Prior

The South West Creative Technology Network drives both blue-sky thinking and real-world developments...

South West Creative Technology Network
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Spatial Audio Journalism

Lead:

Dr Abigail Wincott

This project is working with journalists to identify opportunities and challenges in their use of sp...

Spatial Audio Journalism
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Cinematologists

The Cinematologists

Lead:

Dr Neil Fox

The Cinematologists is a podcast that brings fans, filmmakers, critics and academics together to wat...

The Cinematologists
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Repair Cafe At Redwing Gallery

The Role of the Creative Hubs in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

Lead:

Professor David Prior

Funded through Research England's Strategic Priorities Fund and delivered in partnership with Cornwa...

The Role of the Creative Hubs in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
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The South West Centre of Excellence for Satellite Applications

Lead:

Anna Mankee-Williams

The South West Centre of Excellence for Satellite Applications is developing space-focused research ...

The South West Centre of Excellence for Satellite Applications
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The Sowenna project

Lead:

Anna Mankee-Williams

The Sowenna Project is developing a VR environment with young people who have mental health problems...

The Sowenna project