Dr Victoria Byard
Lecturer in Film & Television
Victoria Byard is a lecturer in the School of Film & Television. She received her BA in English Literature from the University of Liverpool, and went on to complete her MA in Science Fiction Studies there as well. Her PhD was part of the AHRC-funded project. Spaces of Television, a joint initiative managed by the Universities of South Wales, Reading and Leicester, where Victoria studied. She has previously taught on world cinemas, B-movies and British television history before moving to Falmouth to teach on BA(Hons) Film and BA(Hons) Television.
She has previously published on The Sarah Jane Adventures in British Television Drama: Past, Present and Future (2nd Ed.), 1950s children's television in The Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, and the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary for Foundation, as well as a chapter in the edited collection Time Travel in Popular Media on time travel in 1970s children's drama. She is currently carrying out research on 1950s' television drama, and on adaptation within children's television drama. She has presented her research at the International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts, and the International Media and History Conference.