Woman in a colourful blanket
Picture by Timothy Eberly

Principal Investigator

Nicola Shaughnessy

School of Arts - Director of Research

N.Shaughnessy@kent.ac.uk 01227 82 (7516)


David Wilkinson

Director NIHR Research Design Service South East

D.T.Wilkinson@kent.ac.uk +44 (0)1227 824772
Julie Beadle-Brown

Professor in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

j.d.beadle-brown@kent.ac.uk (01227) 827763
Melissa Trimingham

Drama and Theatre - Senior Lecturer

M.F.Trimingham@kent.ac.uk 01227 823560


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Senior Practitioner and PhD Student

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Senior Practitioner

Gemma Williams

General Manager at Spare Tyre

Maryjane Stevens

Artistic Director at Red Threaders Dramaturgy

Advisory board

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Creative Director, London Bubble

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Senior Lecturer, Department of Drama, Royal Holloway

E.Brodzinski@rhul.ac.uk +44 1784 414015
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Autistic Representative

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Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, King’s College London

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Parent Representative

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NHS Representative