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Professor Jonathan Heron - IATL Director

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Jonathan is Director of the Institute for Advanced Teaching and Learning (IATL) and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He represents three academic departments (ADC, IATL and WIHEA) as a member of the University's Education Executive and has worked closely with Monash University (Melbourne, Australia) as part of the Monash-Warwick Alliance.

With a disciplinary background in the arts, he was RSC/Warwick Research Associate at the CAPITAL Centre (2007-10), Youth Arts Leader at Pegasus Theatre Oxford (2010-11), Co-Convenor of the IFTR Performance-as-Research Working Group (2013-16), and Co-Founder of the Samuel Beckett Laboratory in Dublin where he is an associate of the Trinity Centre for Beckett Studies.

His interdisciplinary collaborations have included Open-Space Learning (HEA, 2009-11), Beckett & Brain Science (AHRC, 2012), Beckett on the Wards (NHS, 2013), and Modernism, Medicine & the Embodied Mind (AHRC, 2015-16). He has been an invited speaker at the Academy of Finland, Helsinki (2016), University of California, Davis (2017) and the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne (2019).

Between 2002 and 2017 he was Artistic Director of Fail Better Productions, an independent UK theatre company, in collaboration with designer Nomi Everall.


Jonathan dot Heron at warwick dot ac dot uk


024 761 50530


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