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Frances Rylands

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Earth Institute
E4.51
Earth Institute
4th Floor
O'Brien Centre for Science (East)
University College Dublin

Tel:
Email: frances.rylands@ucd.ie

Biography

Fran is working on the Irish Research Council funded interdisciplinary project The Cultural Value of Coastlines with Professor John BranniganProfessor Tasman Crowe and Dr David Cabana. The project is a collaboration between the School of English, Drama and Film and the Earth Institute at UCD.

Fran completed her PhD research over the summer at the University of Exeter in the UK where she also worked as an Associate Lecturer in the school of Geography.  Her doctoral research, The Creative Conundrum (2017) was a Collaborative Doctoral Award with the Dorset and East Devon World Heritage Site (the Jurassic Coast) exploring creativity and heritage in policy and practice. Fran¿s work combines institutional ethnographies with artistic practice. She especially enjoys engaging with heritage debates with a wide range of audiences. Most recently through an exhibition of artwork based on the archival research Tracing Coastlines (2014) and as a specialist researcher for ITV¿s Best Walks with a View television series (2015).

You can follow the Cultural Value of Coastlines project on Twitter and Instagram (@ValuingCoasts) and on the website: www.culturalvalueofcoastlines.com

Professional

 

Associations

Association: Higher Education Academy, Function/Role: Associate Fellow
Association: Royal Geographical Society, Function/Role: Fellow
       

Committees

Committee : Coastal and Marine Research Group of RGS-IBG

Employment

Employer: University of Exeter
Position: Assistant Researcher
Employer: University of Exeter
Position: Assistant Researcher
Employer: University of Exeter (Penryn)
Position: Associate Lecturer in Human Geography
Employer: Outdoor Productions
Position: Specialist Researcher

Education

Year 2017 Institution: University of Exeter
Qualification: PhD Subject: Geography
Year 2012 Institution: University of Nottingham
Qualification: MA Subject:
Year 2015 Institution: University of Exeter
Qualification: Fellowship, Higher Education Academy Subject:
Year 2011 Institution: University of Nottingham
Qualification: BA (Hons) Subject:
         

Publications