Victoria Kinsella-Hadjinestoros

Senior Research Fellow in Creativities

School of Education and Social Work

Dr. Victoria Kinsella holds the position of Reader in Arts, Creativity and Education at Birmingham City University. She has served as both principal and co-investigator on a substantial number of research projects, encompassing diverse settings such as schools, prisons, galleries, and arts centres. Her work notably focuses on engaging with young people at risk of educational exclusion, those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), as well as individuals facing Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD).

Victoria's research has gained recognition both nationally and internationally. She presently fulfils the role of co-convenor for the BERA Creativities Special Interest Group and holds positions as a strategic board member within various arts and culture organisations. Victoria also carries the distinction of being titled as a Senior Fellow within the Higher Education Academy.

Recent projects Victoria has led on include:

  • Creativity Collaboration
  • Birmingham Art School Evaluation
  • MEHEM UpRising!
  • AHRC Music and Disability Network

For further details about these projects and others that Victoria has been involved in, please see here Research projects.

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