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Dr Jonathan Heron - IATL Director

Jonathan Heron

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Jonathan is Director of the Institute for Advanced Teaching and Learning (IATL), an Associate Professor at Warwick and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

As an interdisciplinary academic with a background in theatre and performance practice, he established the Student Ensemble at the CAPITAL Centre and the Emerge Festival with Warwick Arts Centre. He co-convened the IFTR Performance-as-Research Working Group (2013-16) and co-founded the Samuel Beckett Laboratory at Trinity College Dublin. He was a core member of the interdisciplinary research projects Beckett and Brain Science (AHRC, 2012) and Modernism, Medicine and the Embodied Mind (AHRC, 2015-16). In 2016, he was invited by the Academy of Finland to give a keynote address for The Human Mind.

Jonathan regularly publishes within theatre studies, critical pedagogy and medical humanities. Recent examples of his practice-as-research include:

He was Artistic Director of Fail Better Productions, CAPITAL Research Associate (with the Royal Shakespeare Company) and Youth Arts Leader at Pegasus Oxford.


Jonathan dot Heron at warwick dot ac dot uk


024 761 50530


Senate House