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Professor Jonathan Heron - IATL Director

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As Director of IATL (2018-23) and member of the University Education Executive (2020-22), Jonathan has led a period of growth in interdisciplinary education and student research programmes across the arts, sciences and social sciences. He has previously won the Butterworth Award for Teaching Excellence.

He was appointed as Research Associate to the CAPITAL Centre, with the Royal Shakespeare Company, where he led the Warwick Student Ensemble. He co-founded the Beckett Laboratory at the Trinity Centre for Beckett StudiesLink opens in a new window and guest edited the Journal of Beckett Studies, on performance (23:1, 2014)Link opens in a new window and pedagogy (29:1, 2020)Link opens in a new window.

His interdisciplinary research has included work within the Medical Humanities: Beckett & Brain ScienceLink opens in a new window (AHRC, 2012), Beckett on the WardsLink opens in a new window (NHS, 2013) and Modernism, Medicine & the Embodied MindLink opens in a new window (AHRC, 2015). He is Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Honorary Fellow of the Warwick Institute for Engagement. He has recently completed the Advance HE Strategic Leadership Programme.


Jonathan dot Heron at warwick dot ac dot uk


IATL, Senate House