Natalie Fullwood and Helen Jones job-share the role of Faculty Impact Manager for the Arts and Humanities at York. They provide expert assistance to York’s arts and humanities departments regarding all aspects of research impact. They are always keen to hear from organisations and groups interested in collaborating with the University’s arts and humanities researchers. For more information about their working days and the assistance they can offer see their Google site.
Natalie has an MPhil in Screen Media and Cultures and a PhD in Italian Studies from the University of Cambridge. Her PhD looked at the relationship between space and gender in 1960s Italian film comedies (Cinema, Gender and Everyday Space, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015). Before joining the HRC, she worked in research support at the University of Southampton, assisting researchers preparing funding applications and impact case studies, and taught Italian cinema and translation at the University of Leeds.
Helen studied History at Cambridge, and took her PhD in Church History at King’s College London.Her PhD examined perceptions of gender in 18 th-century English Christian rhetoric as a contrast to the actual religious activity undertaken by women in a variety of denominations. Helen is also a classically trained musician, active as a recital and accompanying pianist and piano teacher. Helen has worked at the University of York since 2014, in both research support and research student admin roles. In previous posts, she headed up undergraduate admissions at both Birmingham and Warwick universities. She can be found on Twitter as @helenjonesyork.