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Dr Sarah Goldingay

Senior Lecturer


01392 724516

I am a senior lecturer in Drama undertaking research into wellbeing, chronic pain, healing and the placebo response, in the field of Medical Humanities. I particularly interested in the intersections between sustainability, community, place, identity and wellbeing and am currently working on inter- and transdisciplinary research projects across performance scholarship, culture and ritual studies, neuropsychology and biomedicine. My work investigates the importance of human-to-human interaction and cultural context in enabling salutogenesis.

I continue to work as a Creative Industries practitioner and I am a regular contributor to BBC Radio 2 and 4.

I would welcome research students working in areas such as Howard Barker, 20th & 21st century British Drama, religion, spirituality, identity construction, medical humanities, pain, salutogenesis and pilgrimage.

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