David Ben Shannon

Photo by Sarah E. Truman, courtesy of WalkingLab

I am an ESRC-funded PhD student in the Education and Social Research Institute (ESRI) at Manchester Metropolitan University. My research is situated with ESRI's Manifold Lab. My research interests include neurodiversity, early childhood, music research-creation, and affect. My pronouns are he/him/his.

I am a composer and sound designer. My work includes Filmworker, and My Big Break, and The Liverpool Shakespeare Festival. I am one-half of glitch-folk research-creation band Oblique CuriositiesI am a collaborator of WalkingLab.

Before beginning my PhD, I taught in primary schools in North London, eventually becoming Assistant Head Teacher and Special Educational Needs Coordinator.

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