Research Centres, Projects and Themes

The activities within Music, Drama, Dance, Performing Arts, Film and Screen Studies Research are organised within distinct research institutes and centres.

Our research addresses the interdisciplinary themes of arts and conflict, applied arts, creative industries and technologies and practice–based/practice–led research.

Creative Industries Institute

Creative Industries Institute

Bringing together our research and teaching expertise to collaborate with industry, government and communities.

Future Screens NI

Future Screens NI  

Future Screens NI is a £13 million project within the AHRC/UKRI Creative Clusters programme, delivering expert technical skills, opportunity and growth across film and broadcast, animation, games and immersive technologies and industries in Northern Ireland.

Inclusive Creativity

Inclusive Creativity

Creating a level playing field for musicians of all ages with physical disabilities and learning difficulties.

Counting What Counts

Counting What Counts

Helping senior cultural decision-makers to understand the importance and potential of big data.

The River Still Sings

The River Still Sings

Exploring the divisive yet healing potential of rivers and walls.

About Music, Drama, Dance, Performing Arts, Film and Screen Studies

About our Research

A unique multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary environment for research within and between the fields of drama, film, music, heritage and museum studies.

People within Music, Drama, Dance and the Performing Arts research

People

Staff, students and visitors.

PhD opportunities in Music, Drama, Dance, Performing Arts, Film and Screen Studies

Check our funded and self-funded PhD opportunities in Music, Drama, Dance, Performing Arts, Film and Screen Studies.

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