Research in the Arts
The academic community at The University of Nottingham continues to produce world-changing research by focusing on the problems and challenges that affect societies and people on a wide scale. Achieving this involves:
- developing ideas and creating discoveries
- exchanging knowledge which generates real economic, social, environmental and cultural impact
The Faculty of Arts contribute to the University’s vision, aims and objectives in a number of ways, and through a wide variety of research projects.
One of a series of videos where arts researchers discuss their areas of expertise, and the spaces and places in which they research.
Researcher profile: Karen Salt
I lead a research team that works across a number of research council funded projects on race; university-community engagement with black and minority ethnic arts and civic sector organisations; trust and social innovation in minority communities; and governance 'at the margins'.
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At present, I have been awarded as a Project Investigator or co-Investigator over £3m--with more grants in process or pending. My team is based in the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies. In addition to the above team, I am a co-Director of the Centre for Research in Race and Rights (with Professors Zoe Trodd and Sharon Monteith). I am also the lead on the soon to be implemented PhD in Black Studies -affiliated with C3R, the Department of American and Canadian Studies and the Rights and Justice Research Priority Area. Finally, I have a cross-Faculty role as academic lead on the establishment of a transnational Liberal Arts degree programme. This role involves my working closely with the Faculty PVCs for Science and for Arts, amongst others.