Creativity at the Heart of Research
The Faculty of Art, Design and Humanities is home to research staff with international reputations in a wide range of creative and scholarly fields, blending traditional disciplines of critical enquiry and analysis with practice-based research and creative work employing cutting-edge technology.
One of the key features of the faculty’s research culture is a commitment to the genuine integration of practice and theory in the arts. The faculty is structured into five schools: Architecture, Arts, Design, Fashion and Textiles, and Humanities, each of which reflects that imperative.
The faculty has a number of specialised research institutes, centres and groups:
- Centre for Adaptations
- Cinema and Television History (CATH)
- Dance Research Group
- Design and New Product Development
- Digital Building Heritage
- Fine Art Practices Group
- History Research Group
- Institute of Creative Technologies (IOCT)
- Intermediality and Performance Research Group
- International Centre for Sports History and Culture (ICSHC)
- Media Discourse Group
- Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre (MTIRC)
- Photographic History Research Centre (PHRC)
- Centre for Textual Studies
- Textile Engineering and Materials
Other significant research areas include:
Drama, English and Creative Writing.
Shakespeare in London
An interactive website, map and mobile phone app have been designed by a De Montfort University (DMU) team to guide tourists to the sites of London's Shakespearean theatres..
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