Prof. Nicola Shaughnessy awarded Faculty Research Prize

Prof. Nicola Shaughnessy, principle investigator on Imagining Autism, was awarded the Faculty of Humanities Research Prize from the University of Kent for her work on the project, the associated film documentary and her publications on
interdisciplinary collaborations between performance and science.

It was noted that “her work has made an important contribution to performance studies, demonstrating the value of the arts in collaborations with science. It has pioneered innovative interdisciplinary methodologies through applications of cognitive science and performance to pursue practice based empirical enquiry, developing new paradigms for evidence and new approaches to training for postgraduate researchers as well as health and education professionals.”