Author Archives: Antonia Liguori

Join our team as Research Associate in Applied Storytelling

Two Positions Available, One Fixed-Term until July 2021, the other until December 2021. Interview date: Friday 6th of December. The School of Design and Creative Arts are seeking to appoint 2 Research Associates in Applied Storytelling. The Applied Storytelling research team (Storytelling Academy) is currently engaged on a wide number of interdisciplinary, collaborative research projects, funded by AHRC, NERC, ESRC,

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Breaking News: New Research Project

We are very excited to be able to announce that we will be beginning a new research project on animation, storytelling and mental health literacy for young people, in collaboration with Aardman, the Institute for Mental Health at the University of Nottingham and London School of Economics. The project, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council will begin on

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New Publications

For a number of years now, Professor Mike Wilson has been researching the life and work of Breton folklorist François-Marie Luzel (1821-1895). Luzel was one of the leading Breton scholars of his time, and was a prolific collector of folktales at a time when there was a pan-European effort to collect and preserve the oral culture of communities undergoing radical

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Storytelling as Social Thinking: Professor Mike Wilson visits the James Hutton Institute

On 16th July 2019 I took the train north to Aberdeen to visit the James Hutton Institute ( , a globally recognized research institute which focuses on scientific research to drive the sustainable use of land and other natural resources. The visit came as a result of an invitation from Dr Leanne Townsend, a Senior Research Scientist in the Social,

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Digital Storytelling As a Teaching Strategy in the Smithsonian Learning Lab: Exploring the Theme of Representation, by Self and Others

Dr. Antonia Liguori (Loughborough University, UK, and Dr. Philippa Rappoport (Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access, US co-facilitated a three-day workshop in Rome, Italy, as part of the Master’s in Museum Education at the University of Roma Tre to reflect on the use of digital storytelling as a strategy in the Smithsonian Learning Lab. The Learning Lab and Digital

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