Taking Your Research Further Online Workshop

Above: Autonomous Teller Machine, Plymouth Art Weekender, Lara Luna Bartley, 2018

UWE students Holly Bennett, Lisa Cole, Linda Devo and Rob Martin recently organised a ‘Taking Your Research Further’ workshop. The group received funding for a ‘Student-Led Learning & Teaching Project’ and delivered the online event on Wednesday 3rd June as part of an interdisciplinary postgraduate events programme.

With sessions by research staff and PhD students, the ‘Taking Your Research Further’ workshop aimed to give UWE Art & Design and Film & Journalism students more information about doctoral study, the application process and publishing work at a PhD level.


Clare Johnson
‘New knowledge, new experiences: doctoral study and ambitions to publish’

Clare Johnson is Associate Professor (Art & Design) at UWE where she leads the Visual Culture Research Group. Her research interests include feminist art history and maternal representations.

Helen Frisby
‘Once Upon A Time: growing the next generation of researchers’

A historian and folklorist by academic background, Dr Helen Frisby is Researcher Development Manager at UWE Bristol.

Lara Luna Bartley
‘The Magic of Finance’

Artist and PhD researcher Lara Luna Bartley is studying at UWE’s 3D3 Centre for Doctoral Training, focused on making work which creates curiosity in and understanding of the monetary/banking system.