Dr Claire Nolan

School of the English and Digital Humanities

School of the English and Digital Humanities

Claire Nolan is a postdoctoral researcher for the Ports, Past and Present project'. Her work is situated within the purview of the public, medical and environmental humanities. Claire’s doctoral research (University of Reading) focused on heritage experience and the capacity for the historic environment to promote individual wellbeing in the present day. She has recently produced a number of papers on this topic, including the co-authored Historic England (2018) Report, Wellbeing and the Historic Environment.

Claire is currently investigating the potential for engagement with pre-industrial archaeology to facilitate ecotherapy and greater ecological awareness. Her other research interests include: strategies for mindful heritage engagement and learning; collaborative community heritage practice; and the incorporation of community narratives within the management of heritage landscapes. 

College of Arts, Celtic Studies & Social Sciences

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