Dr. NIAMH DOWNING

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Head of English & Writing

Falmouth University

Academic Responsibilities:

Head of English & Writing, and member of School Management Team.

 

Committee Membership:

2016–. Academic Representative on Academic Board

2015–. School Representative on the Research Ethics Committee

2015–2016. School Deputy Representative on the Research & Innovation Committee

2013–2015. School Representative on the Academic Quality & Standards Committee, Falmouth University

2013–2015. School Representative on the Collaborative Provision Committee, Falmouth University

2010–. Member of the Project Archive Board of the Combined Universities Archive, Falmouth & Exeter Universities.

 

PhD Supervision:

Duncan Yeates – John Harris’s Visions from Carn Brea: Romanticism and Industrialisation in the Poetry of John Harris

Steph Comley – Game-based techniques and collaborative learning between arts students in Higher Education

Carolyn Arnold – Storytelling to promote pro-environmental behaviour in Cornish businesses

Richard Knight – Digital Games: Ludonarrative Practice and Theory

 

PhD Examinations:

Sam Bleakley, Surfing Haïti, and a New Wave of Travel Writing. PhD candidate. Falmouth University. Completed 2016.


External Examiner:

2014-2018. BA (Hons) English and BA (Hons) Creative Writing, University of St Mark and St John.