Dr Pickering Wood joined the School of Arts and Humanities at NTU in 2019 and contributes to scholarly activity, module leadership and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level on BA (Hons) History and MA Museum and Heritage Development. She is also a PhD Supervisor facilitating studies that bridge historical and creative disciplines.
Her academic interests include the development of digital skills and narratives, utilising technology as a tool for enhancing experiential learning and practice, seeking to rethink pedagogical approaches for online-learning. Her background in creative design supports her interest in developing creative assessments approaches within humanities focusing on the use of film, audio and visual methods to showcase historical understanding and interpretation. Dr Pickering Wood also seeks to address the lack of representation of minority groups and working-class narratives within Higher Education disciplines through challenging divisive rhetoric and establishing new approaches to inclusive assessment.