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The Ecologies of Amateur Theatre, has won the 2019 David Bradby TaPRA Award for outstanding research.

Congratulations to Nadine Holdsworth and colleagues Helen Nicholson (Royal Holloway) and Jane Milling (University of Exeter) on this fantastic achievement.

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Learn more about The David Bradby Award

Pictured: The Ecologies of Amateur Theatre (Palgrave Macmillan 2018), WINNER OF THE DAVID BRADBY AWARD 2019 

Interested in a PhD with us and want to secure Midlands4Cities funding?

You can hear more about how to apply at the Coventry Midlands4Cities application writing workshop on the 16th November.

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Tue 05 Nov 2019, 10:04 | Tags: Student Research Postgraduate Events Awards Funding

Applications Open for The Clive Barker Award for Performance!

Applications Open for The Clive Barker Award for Performance!

Are you working on a performance, or have an idea for a piece you’d like to develop further?

The Clive Barker Award provides practical and financial support to help you realise your project and present it to the public.

Click HERE to find out more and apply!

Mon 28 Oct 2019, 11:09 | Tags: Student Undergraduate Awards

Arts Excellence Scholarships for 2020 Announced

The University has announced the arrival of Arts Excellence Scholarships 2020 and the Theatre & Performance Studies BA are among the eligible Faculty of Arts Courses. The scholarships will be automatically awarded to all entrants for our BA course who achieve AAA+ or equivalent (read our qualification equivalency criteria) who have applied in 2019/20 through the main UCAS entry route, adjustment or clearing.

Find out more HERE

Wed 09 Oct 2019, 11:46 | Tags: Undergraduate Awards

“Homeless Monopoly” won joint first prize for a Game in Development at the European Conference of Game Based Learning in Denmark

“Homeless Monopoly” won joint first prize for a Game in Development at the European Conference of Game Based Learning in Denmark.

Homelesss Monopoly is a prototype board-game featuring real life testimonies and scenarios of homeless and ex-homeless people in the Coventry area. It has been developed by Nadine Holdsworth (Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Warwick)and Jacqueline Ann Calderwood (Disruptive Media Lab, Coventry University) with Coventry Cyrenians. The game has been piloted with local schools with the aim of raising awareness and encouraging empathy in young people towards issues faced by Coventry’s homeless and street sleepers.

Fri 04 Oct 2019, 17:00 | Tags: Prof. Nadine Holdsworth Research Awards

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