Dr Jacky Waldock PhD

Faculty Impact Fellow, Deputy Director the Centre for Health Arts Society and Environment Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Personal Statement

Jacqueline Waldock is a Faculty Impact Fellow. Her work is governed by a few interrelated questions: How are sounds perceived and performed differently in communities and according to axes of identity? How is the making of sound a terrain of power and a transformative force? As academics we have the opportunity to do research that can “challenge policy; empower resistances; platform voices; nurturing new critical publics; and envision alternatives.”(Madchen 2019).
She is a researcher with a specialism in sonic studies. Her research interests have centred around sonic place making and listening cultures in the home, particular focussing on sound control and power Her compositions and sound installations focussed around community sound and memories have been part of work with the Halle Orchestra, Foundation of Art and Creative Technology, Horsfall, Manchester City Art Gallery, the Tate amongst others.

Recent projects have included Co-Investigator on the Welcome Trust Ward Discretionary Grant: Thinking Through Things, Object Encounters in Medical Humanities, PI of the Living Music Network a research partnership between the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic.