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Miss Katharina Hendrickx

Post:Doctoral Tutor (Media and Film)
Other posts:Research student (Media and Film)
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Katharina came to England in 2012 to study English Literature and Media at Bournemouth University. She then continued her studies at Bournemouth University with a MA in Literary Media, which she completed with distinction in 2016. After a year and a half working within student support and engagement teams, Katharina moved to the University of Sussex to pursue a PhD in crime fiction and the gothic. Currently, she is also the Communications and Events Officer for the University of Sussex based Excursions Journal. 





Jun 2019 - present          Co-organiser of MFM PhD Community Support Project

Jan 2019 - present          Doctoral Tutor

Oct 2018 - present          MFM PGR Student Rep 2018/19 

Sep 2018 - present          MFM PhD Pal 

Jan 2019 - Jan 2020        Co-organiser of MFM Doctoral Research In Progress Seminars 

Jun 2018 - Jan 2020        Communications and Events Officer for the Excursions Journal 




Feb 2018- present         PhD in Media and Cultural Studies (University of Sussex) 

Sep 2015- Sep 2016      MA in Literary Media (Bournemouth University); Distinction

Sep 2012- Jun 2015       BA in English (Bournemouth University); High 2:1 




Academic Awards and Scholarships 


Aug 2019          IRC New Foundations postgraduate bursary awarded in conjunction with Trinity College Dublin

Jun 2019           UoS Doctoral Overseas Conference Grant     

May 2019          School of Media, Film and Music (UoS) Doctoral Conference Grant 

May 2019          UoS Doctoral Mental Health and Wellbeing Initiative Fund Award

Dec 2018           UoS Public Engagement Fund Award 

Mar-Jun 2017     Research Assistant 'Developing Women Leaders' Project, Bournemouth University 

Jul 2016             'Outstanding Contribution to Bournemouth University's Graduate School' Award 

Jul 2016              Distinction in PG Development Award 

May 2016            PG Santander Mobility Fund Award 

Apr 2016            'Cross Country- Destination India' Project Award 

Sep 2015            Academic Excellence Scholarship for MA in Literary Media