Nina Perry

Dr Nina Perry

  • 01202 965073
  • nperry at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Senior Lecturer (Academic) in Audio production
  • Weymouth House W212, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Nina Perry is a Senior Lecturer in Audio Production based in the Media Production department, she primarily works with students on post graduate and undergraduate radio and media production courses, but she has also taught on music courses in Sci-tech. Nina is currently Programme Leader for MA Radio Production.

Alongside her academic work within the university Nina is as an award-winning composer and audio producer.


Nina was awarded PhD by Publication in 2017 for her thesis entitled 'Music, Narrative, Voice and Presence: Revealing a composed feature methodology'.

Research interests: Practice as Research in the arts encompassing music composition; storytelling in sound, music and narrative, creative process, co-operation and collaboration, voice and embodiment.




Profile of Teaching PG

  • Advanced Radio Production (2014-17)
  • Unit Leader Cross Platform Practice (2014-2015) - Masters Framework
  • Radio Production and Theory - Unit Leader

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Unit Leader The Graduate Project - BA Radio (2015 -18)
  • Unit Leader Developing Concepts for Radio - BA Radio (2016- 2018)
  • Unit Leader Fiction - BA Media Production (2014-15) Lecturer Audio Fiction
  • Audio Production BA Media Production (2014-15)
  • Composition and Arrangement BSc Music Production (2014)
  • Radio Industry Perspective 2016 - 18
  • Working in the media industry - BA Media Production 2014-15

Invited Lectures

  • Westminster University - composed feature making, Westminster University, 01 Jan 2014 more
  • IRCAM Paris - Melting Point - Phonurgia Nova, IRCAM Paris, 01 Jan 2011 more
  • My Professional Practice, Sussex University, 01 Jan 2010 more
  • BBC Current Affairs - composed feature making, BBC Radio, 01 Jan 2012 more
  • London International Documentary Festival, London, 01 Jan 2010 more
  • Creative Co-ops, Goldsmiths University, 01 Jan 2015 more
  • UCL - Open City Docs, University College London, 01 Jan 2017 more
  • Music Futures, Bristol University, 27 Oct 2017 more

Conference Presentations

  • ‘Virginia Woolf, Europe and Peace’, the 28th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf., The process of exploring the musicality and sonic landscape of Virginia Woolf’s World for radio., 21 Jun 2018, Univeristy of Kent

Consultancy Activities

  • Ivor Novello Awards, Judge. BASCA
  • BBC Audio Drama Awards, Judge. BBC

Attended Training

  • Introduction to Voice/Voice and Movement/Advanced Voice


  • PGCE in Educational Practice (2016)
  • PhD by Publication in Music Narrative Voice and Presence (2017)
  • BA (Hons) in Performance Arts (Middlesex University, 1993)
  • MA in Composing for Film and Television (Kingston Univeristy, 2002)


  • Winner of the Short Doc Dollar Storey Competition (Third Coast International Audio Festival, 2007)
  • Winner of the Phonurgia Nova Award 2010 (Phonurgia Nova, 2011)
  • PRSF Women Make Music Award for 'Wax and Yarn' (PRS Foundation for Music, 2013)
  • BBC Radio Drama Composer in Residence (BBC, 2002)
  • Arts Council Grants for the Arts Award (Arts Council England/National Lottery Fund, 2009)


  • British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors, Member,
  • Higher Education Academy, Fellow,
  • Performing Rights Society, Member,

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