research in public

Book chapters

Thickett, A. (2019) ‘Unfashioned creatures: A study of photo-collage and its relevance in the twenty-first century’. In JAWS: Journal of Arts Writing by Students, vol.5:1 pp.13-28 publisher.Thickett, A. (2015). ‘Young Contemporaries Mapped’. In Twenty-Five Years of Gallery Education. issue.35, pp. 130-131, Engage.


Thickett, A. (2023) ‘Building a genetic collage’. British Science Festival 2023. British Science Association. [Presentation].Thickett, A., Moss, K. (2022) ‘what to wall’. PAHC Symposium 2022, Manchester Metropolitan University. [Collaborative presentation, zine, and website].Thickett, A, (2022) ‘… the chance encounter of a human and a nonhuman on a collage table’. PGR Conference 2022. Manchester Metropolitan University. [Short talk and accompanying animation video].Thickett, A. (2021) ‘Hybrids: How can collage be used to critically reflect upon animal-human hybrids in the age of bioengineering’. North East Postgraduate Conference (NEPG) 2021 [online] Newcastle University. [Poster and accompanying video].


September 2023 - Science and Art Award Lecture, British Science Festival 2023, British Science Festival.May 2023 – Best digital artwork, MMU PGR Showcase, Manchester Metropolitan University.May 2022 - MA/PHD Collaboration Award, PAHC Symposium 2022, Manchester Metropolitan University.June 2021 – Finalist for ‘Images of Research’ competition, Manchester Metropolitan University.June 2021 – ‘Highly Commended’ for Leadership, Jobs4Studentes, Manchester Metropolitan University.