Ulster University closes moving arts Dance degree course

Posted in Governance and administration on May 19th, 2017 by steve

“Dance professionals have told of their sadness after Northern Ireland’s only third-level moving arts degree ended. Ulster University confirmed its BA Honours Dance course at Magee Campus in Londonderry has been discontinued …” (more)

[Lee Henry, Belfast Telegraph, 19 May]

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2015 ‘Dance Your PhD’ results

Posted in Life on November 25th, 2015 by steve

Switzerland“The overall winner of Science’s ‘Dance Your PhD’ contest is researcher Florence Metz of the University of Bern in Switzerland. Metz, who only had 3 weeks to turn her PhD thesis on water protection into a dance video, put together a team to incorporate salsa, acro-yoga, and hip hop into the performance …” (more, video)

[Donisha Adams, Science Careers, 24 November]

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Explaining PhD science theses through interpretive dance

Posted in Life on October 18th, 2012 by steve

“Break out your scientific dancing shoes. PhD students from around the world show off interpretive dance versions of their theses …” (more)

[Amanda Kooser, CNET, 18 October]

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How science is getting its groove

Posted in Life on May 10th, 2012 by steve

“In the eyes of scientists, dance has never been so chic. These days, the two disciplines are chatting about the perception of movement, bodily memory, or the cognitive processes underlying the creation of choreography and improvisation. And then there’s ‘Dance your PhD’ …” (more)

[Michael Seaver, Irish Times, 10 May]

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