Dr Miranda Lawry is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Creative Arts. Dr Lawry is an artist who works in practice led research. Her research expertise combines photomedia practice with identity and place. Through her research Dr Lawry seeks to use the photographic image as a primary visualising agent to generate and identify ‘authentic experience’ of architecture and place in fragile and transient human lives and to engage in debates across the cultural industries around healing and healthy design. Miranda has also been awarded a FEDUA Research Excellence Award.