Tim Kelly

Tim Kelly

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    Tim Kelly is a teacher, writer and filmmaker. He has lived and worked in the UK, Europe and the Far East and has taught at the universities of Lancaster, Sheffield, St Andrews, Warwick and Doshisha University in Japan. He was the first ever winner of the prestigious British Council Innovation in Education Award. He is also the writer and director of a number of award-winning short films. He is a practice-based researcher in the area of creative writing and filmmaking: he has published a series of stories based on poems, produced the highly-successful 722 TMX Engineer Battalion, a documentary film set in a Greek hosting camp for Syrian refugees and wrote the script for the follow-on film, Story: Tales from a Refugee Camp. He is currently working on a collection of short stories and a novel.

    Research Interests

    Documentary film production; narration in prose fiction; writing practices and writing retreats; ecowriting; creative assessment across the curriculum; the postdigital humanities and postcapitalism. 

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

    External positions

    External Examiner, Teesside University

    17 Mar 2017 → …


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