Arts and Humanities Research Group (AHRG)


Staff and Academic Associates in the Arts and Humanities Research Group (AHRG) cultivate a wide range of research interests across the subject areas of English, Creativity and Contemporary Media.

There are strong emphases on interdisciplinarity, creative practice and theory, contemporary literature and culture, modernism, and digital cultures. All staff are engaged in creative and/or research-based projects and activities, across a spectrum that includes poetry and fiction, literary research and publication, PhD candidature, conference and workshop organisation, and collaborative projects with external partners in the literary and cultural fields.

Group membership:

​Contemporary Media

Nina Jones
Robert Taffurelli

​Creative Writing

Dr Kate North
Dr David Oprava
Dr Tamara Winkler
Richie Copeland (Academic Associate - PhD)
Kirsty James (Academic Associate - PhD)


Meryl Hopwood
Emma Thayer
Dr Tamara Winkler


Dr Carmen Casaliggi
Dr Michelle Deininger
Dr Elizabeth English
Dr Dimitra Fimi
Dr Kathryn Simpson
Professor Jeff Wallace
Selina Philpin (Academic Associate - PhD)
Dr Lucy Windridge (Academic Associate - PhD)