Arts and humanities research

Our research in the arts and humanities spans a number of disciplines including our research priorities: music therapy, creative practice and creative industries.

The stories featured here celebrate the research produced by academics from our Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, as well as our research institutes StoryLab and the Cambridge Institute for Music Therapy.

Creative practice and creative industries

Machines made of words

Unpacking migration

700 years of human stories

Unnatural beauty

The power of weird fiction

Improving education through wordplay

Games that make the world a better place

Inside story

Storytelling as a force for social good


Music therapy

Brains in sync

Exploring the science behind music therapy

Music on the brain

Does music have the power to make us well?