Publications and other Outputs
Dance for people with chronic breathlessness: a transdisciplinary approach to intervention development (Harrison et al, 2020)
Dance is fun, social and improves fitness, making it a promising form of exercise for people experiencing breathlessness.
Exploring the conscious and unconscious relationships that people who experience breathlessness have with their health objects.
This special breath-themed issue of the journal Body and Society explores breath as a neglected topic within body studies.
Life of Breath Podcast Episodes
The invisibility of breathlessness: physiology, perceptions and politics
Mar 17, 2017 • 21:57
Jane Macnaughton discusses why breathlessness is an invisible symptom, why the people who experience it can be invisible in society and how this is hampering the battle against lung disease.
Living with Breathlessness, Learning from Experience
May 23, 2017 • 23:40
SUBSCRIBE: iTunes | Stitcher | Pocket Casts | RSS Discover the work our researchers are doing to try and...
Letter to your Breath
Jun 16, 2017 • 24:37
If you were invited to write a letter to your breath, what would you say? Bristol anthropologist Alice Malpass...
10 Years Smoke Free
Jun 29, 2017 • 14:17
On 1st July 2007 England banned smoking in enclosed public places. Although contentious at the time it has gone...
It Felt Like Drowning
Jul 25, 2017 • 22:40
‘It Felt Like Drowning’ is the winner of our recent Inspired musical composition competition. Entrants were invited to attend...
To Breathe Ourselves into Some Other Lungs
Sep 22, 2017 • 19:58
A cappella singing, a lone rower in the Pacific Ocean, fungal spores, clairvoyance and a baby’s cries…what could possibly...
Under The Surface
Oct 18, 2017 • 14:23
Under the Surface is a choral piece composed by Toby Young which was specially commissioned for, and premiered at, the...
Breath, Pulse and Measure
Jan 17, 2018 • 26:37
In his manifesto ‘Projective Verse’ (1950) the poet Charles Olson proposed a new view of poetic structure based on the...
Breath in Visual Art
Feb 13, 2018 • 20:25
‘Art changes human experience as it reorders our perceptions and engages our emotions’ (Starr, 2013) Artist Jayne Wilton has spent...
Breath in Classical Singing
Feb 19, 2019 • 23:19
“Breath is the beginning and end of what we do as classical singers” Miranda Wright In this episode we turn...