Collaborative Doctoral Awards

2019 Projects

Michael Symmons Roberts (MMU) and BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Research and creation of a new libretto for opera / oratorio developed in collaboration between Manchester Metropolitan University (for the poet / librettist) and Royal Northern College of Music (for the composer) in a pair of linked PhD projects in partnership with BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and BBC Radio 3.  

Emily Howard (RNCM) and BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Research and creation of a new libretto for opera / oratorio developed in collaboration between Manchester Metropolitan University (for the poet / librettist) and Royal Northern College of Music (for the composer) in a pair of linked PhD projects n partnership with BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and BBC Radio 3.  

Robin Bargar (UoS) and Science and Industry Museum

Developing Methodologies of Play: Curating Digital Interactive Content and Experience for a Science Museum  

Alannah Tomkins (KU) and Cumbria Archive Services

Codebreaking the diary of a Georgian gentleman: The private papers of Andrew Hudleston 

Elaine Chalus (UoL) and Bluecoat

Charity, Piety and Commerce: Liverpool’s Bluecoat School and pragmatic politeness in the first half of the eighteenth century.

Mark Towsey (UoL) and National Trust

Books for Everyone? National Trust Libraries and their Reading Communities in the Long Eighteenth Century.

Sandra Kemp (LU) and The Royal Society

 Soirées, science and museums: region and metropolis, 1850–1924 

Rob Drummond (MMU) and Manchester Secondary PRU

The Language of School Exclusion 

Kostas Arvanitis (UoM) and Manchester Art Gallery

The Manchester Together Archive: memory, resilience and healing