Research and activities
Arts & Communication Design at Reading promotes innovative collaborations and cross-programme interactions whilst recognising each Department's distinct skills and areas of research excellence.
As part of a research-led and global institution, Arts & Communication Design boasts a thriving research community of academic researchers, practitioners, research fellows, post-doctoral research assistants and postgraduate students.
With research interests ranging from the history of printing to contemporary curatorial practice, we can offer both academics and students numerous opportunities for interdisciplinary ventures and collaborative working.
Explore what specialist research projects and activities are taking place across Arts & Communication Design:
research institutes AND centres
To maximise the impact of our research, we promote multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary collaboration through our research centres, which include:
The Heritage and Creativity research theme
Arts & Communication Design is part of the University's Heritage and Creativity research theme. Within the School, we use historical, creative and analytical research to delve into contemporary challenges through the experiences of real people and real places.