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For information and support we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions, if you have any enquiries please contact the Doctoral College by the following methods:

T: +44 (0)116 250 6309

Informal Enquiries

Midlands 4 Cities Secretariat, University of Nottingham

De Montfort University Site Directors

Professor Rachel Granger

Professor Clare Monk 

Professor Simon Perril 

Useful Links

To find out more about research at De Montfort University, click here, and for any general enquiries please email:

To find individual DMU researchers click here to visit our staff directory and here to find out more about our entire research portfolio.

Relevant DMU Facilities and Research Centres

Arts, Design and Humanities:

Topic: Architecture; Design

Faculty/Institute: Institute of Architecture

Dr Ahmad Taki

Topic: English; Text

Faculty/Institute:  Institute of English

Prof Gabriel Egan

Topic: History; Sport History

Faculty/Institute:  Institute of History

Prof Matthew Taylor

Topic: Design; Photography, Photographic History; Material Cultures

Faculty/Institute:  Institute of Art and Design

Prof Kelley Wilder

Topic: Performing Arts, Dance

Faculty/Institute:  Institute of Drama, Dance and Performance

Prof Ramsay Burt

Business and Law:

Topic: Arts and Culture

Faculty/Institute:  The Centre for Urban Research on Austerity

Prof Jonathan Davies

Topic: Creative Cities

Faculty/Institute:  The Local Governance Research Centre

Prof Steven Griggs

Topic: Employment and Skills, Workplace, Robotisation

Faculty/Institute:  People Organisations and Work Institute

Prof Jonathan Payne

Health and Life Sciences:

Topic: Law

Faculty/Institute:  Institute for Research in Criminology, Community, Education and Social Justice

Prof Julie Fish

Computing Engineering and Media:

Topic: Cinema, Television, Archives

Faculty/Institute:  Cinema and Television History Institute

Prof Justin Smith

Topic: Digital Culture AI and Performance Holography

Faculty/Institute:  Institute of Creative Technologies

Prof Sophy Smith

Topic: Media

Faculty/Institute:  Media and Communication Research Centre

Dr Simon Mills

Topic: Politics and Media

Faculty/Institute:  Media Discource Centre

Prof Stuart Price

Topic: Music, Technology

Faculty/Institute:  Music, Technology & Innovation - Institute for Sonic Creativity

Prof Leigh Landy

Topic: Computing

Faculty/Institute:  Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility

Prof Bernd Stahl

Topic: Cyber Technology, AI

Faculty/Institute:  Cyber Technology Institute

Prof Eerke Boiten

Topic: AI

Faculty/Institute:  Institute of Artificial Intelligence

Professor Abbes Amira


Topic: Race and Media

Faculty/Institute:  Stephen Lawrence Research Centre

Dr Kennette Perry Hammond