the RAPS team

RAPs is directed by Professor Pat Thomson in collaboration with Professor Christine Hall.

Pat and Chris have worked together on arts research projects since 2003. This research builds on and extends the Tracking Arts Learning and Engagement project which focused on secondary schools.

Dr Zhe Liang is working on the first part of RAPS, the initial teacher education survey. Dr Liam Maloy is working on the case control study of arts rich primary schools. Thanks to Dr Helen Burns who did the initial work on the arts rich primary schools project