13 July 2017
Congratulations to our two new post-doctoral researchers, Lizzie Robles (British Academy Post-doctoral Award) and Charlotte Drew (Henry Moore Foundation Post-doctoral Research Fellowship)!
Under the supervision of Dr Dorothy Price, Dr Elizabeth Robles has been awarded a highly competitive British Academy funded Post-doctoral award worth £255,691 for 'Making Waves: Black Artists and 'Black Art' in Britain from 1963-1982'. Lizzie was one of only 45 successful award holders out of a total of 600 applicants nationwide - many congratulations Lizzie!
Under the supervision of Dr Peter Dent, Dr Charlotte Drew has been awarded a Henry Moore Post-doctoral Research Fellowship, 2017-19 Invention and Industry: The Victorian Renaissance of Ceramic Sculpture. She will explore nineteenth-century British sculpture and sculpture criticism from the perspective of ceramics. Her research considers the critical, artistic and industrial responses to Quattrocento ceramic sculpture in Victorian Britain, including texts by Ruskin, Pater and Symonds and artistic collaborations between Minton, Doulton and sculptors of the period. Many congratulations Charlotte!