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Clau Nader
Research Associate



Clau Nader is a sound engineer, researcher and educator specialised in immersive audio-visual media design for film, TV and sonic art installations. Clau is a passionate science communicator and dedicates their work in support of equity, diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and sustainability.


  • BEng
  • MSc
  • PhD (subject to corrections submission)

University roles

  • Member of the School of Arts and Creative Technologies Ethics Committee
  • Advisory Group member for the Fair Funding for Mental Health project, Centre for Health Economics



Clau's research interests focus on social justice, mental health, and media studies, especially involving Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) and co-production methods through creative and digital media.

Clau’s doctoral research (2024) explored the effects of immersive multimodal ASMR-inducing media and its use as potential psychosocial interventions for mental health and wellbeing in young people.


  • Strengthening Crisis Team Provision for Young People via Technology enhanced Assessment and Training project (SCriPT) funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research

Research group(s)


Full publications list



  • Graduate Teaching Assistant for the School of Arts and Creative Technologies, delivering practical sessions for the modules 'The Science of Sound and Cinematography', 'Introduction to Film and Television Production Methods', 'Advanced Audio' and ‘Filmmaking’ 


  • Has taught practical modules including Digital Production and Postproduction Workflow and Spatial Audio and Surround Sound, the latter involving a strong syllabus on psychoacoustics

External activities


  • ASMR Research Network
  • Audio Engineering Society
  • Yorkshire Sound Women’s Network

Invited talks and conferences

Media coverage

  • Interview on ASMR, sound therapies, society, and the Internet for EFE News Agency (2023)
  • Interview on ASMR and Digital Wellness for the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (2023)
  • Interview for VRTonung Blog (2022)
  • Interview on ASMR and sound for El País Newspaper (2022)
  • Interview for the Mission Impossible Show by Imperial College Radio (2022)
  • XTingles Podcast on Discord (2021)
  • Mindset by Dave Show on Twitch (2021)
  • El Itacate Podcast (2020)

Clau Nader

Contact details

Clau Nader
Research Associate

Tel: +44 (0)1904 32 4863