Affiliated staff

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Here at CoDE we call on the expertise and knowledge of a number of affiliated staff, many of whom work at Anglia Ruskin University.

Dr Gianna Bouchard, Department of Music and Performing Arts

  • Experimental theatre
  • Live art
  • Medico-scientific practice and discourse and performance
  • Interdisciplinary arts practice

Dr Silvia Cirstea, Department of Computing and Technology

  • Image and video processing
  • Machine vision and listening

Laura Dietz, Department of English and Media

  • Online literary culture
  • Legitimacy in post-print publishing

Dr Sergio Fava, Cambridge School of Art

  • Climate change modelling and policy
  • Visual arts and social change
  • Interdisciplinary research methods

Judy Forshaw, Department of English and Media

  • Contemporary crime fiction
  • Writers' digital ephemera
  • Screen adaptation

Sarah Gibson Yates, Department of English and Media

  • Digital film theory and practice
  • Narrative and the self within digital culture

Professor Eugene Giddens, Department of English and Media

  • Digital humanities
  • History of the book
  • Scholarly editing

Dr Mick Gowar, Cambridge School of Art

  • Story-telling
  • Twentieth-century and contemporary poetry
  • The future of book creation, illustration, writing, design, production and distribution
  • Encouraging children's story making and sharing by means of narrative environments and open source software tools

Dr Tom Hall, Department of Music and Performing Arts

  • Software and hardware tools for musical composition, performance, analysis and collaboration
  • Site-specific and radiophonic sound art
  • Multi-channel and binaural immersive audio

Steven Harris, Department of Computing and Technology 

  • Music information variation as a game design mechanic
  • Procedural game content generation
  • Application of game design techniques in serious games

Will Hill, Cambridge School of Art 

  • Experimental typographics
  • Test-image collaborations
  • Typographic histories

Dr Richard Hoadley, Department of Music and Performing Arts

  • Musical composition
  • Algorithmic and generative processes in music and intermedia
  • Physical computing, performance and the human/computer interface

Dr Wendy Moody, Cambridge School of Art

  • Multi-disciplinary collaboration between fashion, art, science and technology
  • Fashion: conceptual fashion design, fashion illustration, fashion retail
  • Psychology buyer/wearer behaviour (emotion/mood, memory, personality, self, the body)
  • Neuroscience (emotion/mood, memory, imagination, self, the body [perception/awareness])

Dr Tristan Moyle, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Ontology of the 'virtual' (cutting across analytic metaphysics and themes in Deleuze)
  • Philosophical Anthropology

Dr Douglas Nunn, Department of Computing and Technology

  • Audio analysis and synthesis
  • Live video performance
  • Gestural controllers

Dr Shreepali Patel, Cambridge School of Art

  • Story telling (audio and/or film)
  • Documentary and drama production

Dr Simon Payne, Department of English and Media

  • Experimental film and video
  • Digital media and materiality
  • Colour fields and contemporary abstraction

Claire Preston, Faculty of Health and Social Care 

  • Online public participation in policymaking
  • Democratic citizenship in the digital age
  • Democracy, political equality, the welfare state

Tim Reynolds, Department of Computing and Technology

  • ICT for international development (ICT4D)
  • Common description frameworks (XML & UDDi) for e-trading, e-govt, etc to facilitate global enterprise exchange and automated discovery
  • Building management systems (BMS) and smartgrid applications to facilitate environmental sustainability and facilitate the virtual office&
  • Semantic web accessibly networks (SWANS)
  • Applications of MPEG4 in particular scene reconstruction for repurposing video content streams for e-learning and virtual learning in the workplace
  • Project Management Discovery Indices (PMDI)
  • Network security ISO 27001 and remote QA compliance

Dr Paul Rhys, Department of Music and Performing Arts

  • Software for composition, sound synthesis and performance
  • Aesthetics of computer music

David Ryan, Cambridge School of Art 

  • Image and sound relationships in digital film and performance
  • Relationship between 'new' and 'old' media
  • Ideas of interdisciplinarity and 'composition' generating new forms or re-inventing old ones (digital opera for example)

Tom Serby, Anglia Law School

  • Intellectual property law (digital copyright issues)

Dr David Skinner, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Forensic DNA databases as socio-technologies
  • The biopolitics of race and racism
  • 'Open government', state surveillance and data collection

Dr Nigel Ward, Department of Music and Performing Arts

  • Liveness in digital performance
  • The digital actor

George Wilson, Department of Computing and Technology

  • Director of the Digital Media Research Group
  • Spatial data processing and visualization
  • Distributed computing

Dr Tory Young, Department of English and Media

  • Contemporary fiction modernism
  • Narrative post-feminism
  • Writing in the disciplines