Tue 2 Sep || This is a proposal for a panel centring on our ‘Methodological Innovation in Digital Arts and Social Sciences’ (MIDAS) project.

When: Tuesday 2 September 2014
: QA080, Queen Anne Court, Lecture theatre
Duration: 1 hour 3o mins
Time: 13.30am – 15.00
Panel Chair: 
Sue Broadhurst
Panel  membersCarey Jewitt, Sara Price, Doug Atkinson, Kevin Walker and Dani Ploeger


The panel will be led by Prof Sue Broadhurst (CI) from Brunel University, London and will comprise of Prof Carey Jewitt (PI) and Dr Sara Price (CI) both from the London Knowledge Lab, Institute of Education, University of London; Douglas Atkinson (CI) from the London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London; Dr Kevin Walker (CI) from the Royal College of Art; and Dr Dani Ploeger (Case History) from the Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London. This interdisciplinary project was funded by the ESRC for approx £190K and began in August 2013. The project addresses a pressing problem for contemporary research: how to synthesise approaches from the arts and social sciences and to develop innovative methods of research. Our proposed panel and presentations will present our research and findings. Key words: digital arts; digital technologies; multimodality; interdisciplinary research methods; embodiment