Professor Sarah Whatley is Director, Centre for Dance Research. Her research focuses on the interface between dance and new technologies, dance analysis, somatic dance practice and pedagogy, and inclusive dance. She has published widely on these themes, with eight co-edited book collections and more than 80 chapters and journal articles. The AHRC, the Leverhulme Trust, Wellcome Trust and the European Union have funded her research. She was founding Editor of the Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices and sits on the Editorial Boards of several other Journals.

Sarah was an assessor for the 2014 REF exercise (Panel D35) and is a panellist for 2021 REF subpanel D33. She is also a Strategic Reviewer and member of the AHRC Peer Review College and an Evaluator for the European Commission.

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