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Doctoral Researcher awarded 'best doctoral or early career film of the year' title by the AHRC

Doctoral Researcher within the Department of Film, Alex Widdowson, has been awarded 'Best doctoral or early career film of the year' by the AHRC at the 2021 Research in Film Awards.

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Congratulations to Alex on the award for his film Drawing on Autism!

This film was created as part of a practice-based PhD and the Wellcome Trust-funded ‘Autism through Cinema’ project. Widdowson’s research is an investigation into the ethical issues associated with the representation of autism in animated documentaries.