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

Meet the staff behind our Music, Drama, Dance, Performing Arts, Film and Screen Studies research.


Dr Murat Akser

Lecturer in Cinematic Arts and Course Director

School of Arts & Humanities


Dr Brian Bridges

Research Director - Music, Drama, Dance and the Performing Arts

School of Arts & Humanities










Professor Frank Lyons

Associate Dean (Research and Impact)

Dean's Office (Arts, Hum & Social Sc)


Dr Thomas Maguire

Head of School of Arts and Humanities

School of Arts & Humanities




Professor Paul Moore

Director of Creative Industries Future Screens NI

School of Arts & Humanities




Dr Declan Keeney

Senior Lecturer & Course Director

School of Communication and Media