Goodbye, for now

The Jurassic Coast AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Awards have now been completed. We had a wonderful time engaging with a wide variety of communities along the Dorset and Devon coastline. Thanks once again to… Continue reading

Fran | The Creative Conundrum

Earlier this year I finished my thesis and therefore in the summer I became the final member of the Jurassic Research team to graduate.  I’d like to thank everyone who contributed to the… Continue reading

Fran | Walking along the East Cliff

Last week after our monthly Jurassic Coast Team Meeting we got our first chance to walk along the East Cliff sea wall at Lyme Regis.  The work began in April 2013 and is… Continue reading

Fran | Geology, Business and goodbyes in Beer

Yesterday I had a great day in stormy Beer for the Ambassadors business day.  This is part of the new communities engagement programme along the coast headed by new team member Guy Kerr.… Continue reading

Fran | Driftwood drawings

When deciding how to present the images collected throughout my research I wanted to nod towards the materials that construct and are constructed by the coastline. I looked for a technique that experimented… Continue reading

Fran | Tracing Coastlines

Here is a little something I wrote to go alongside the exhibition: This exhibition forms a part of the ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) Festival of Social Science 2014. It has been… Continue reading

Fran | Opening Night

There was a great turn out for the opening night of the exhibition last weekend at the Bomb Shelter, Beer. Thanks to all who braved the weather and came along! Below are some photographs… Continue reading

Fran | Painting pictures of the coast

The Tracing Coastlines exhibition has given me the opportunity to artistically experiment with ideas of what makes an archive. I have been fascinated by the wide collection of materials I have collected over… Continue reading

Fran| Coming Soon…

I have been lucky enough to be sponsored as a part of the ESRC Social Science Festival 2014 to put on an exhibition at the Bomb Shelter in Beer opening this weekend!  … Continue reading

Fran | Fossil Festival 2014

The first bank holiday in May saw the return of the big white tent on Lyme Regis seafront for the annual Fossil Festival.  This year’s theme was citizen science, which seemed particularly apt… Continue reading