Position: Programme Director
Institution: MSc Dance Science and Education University of Edinburgh
Wendy has a Bachelor in Philosophy in Classical Ballet and Contextual Studies from the University of Durham and is currently registered for her doctoral thesis at the University of Edinburgh. Wendy has International publications in Human and Computer Interaction and Physical Literacy and has presented at several International Dance Medicine Conferences. Wendy is co- author of the first book printed in the Greek Language titled: Basic Principles of Dance Medicine. Currently she is co-investigator in the AHRC funded project, Choreo-Haptic Experiments: Kinaesthetic Empathy and Non-Sighted Dance Audiences explores how the innovative combination of existing motion tracking and haptic technologies can support VI audience members to experience viscerally the movements performed by dancers during live dance performances. She has also carried substantial research developing and validating technology for safe and effective dance teaching and training and has two patents. Wendy is also a member of the editorial board for the Research in Dance Education journal and the Scottish Journal for Performance, she is a board member for the Errol White dance company and is a bilingual tutor (Greek and English) for the Professional Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies for the Royal Academy of Dance.