UWS Academics in search for Dorothee Pullinger's Paisley connection: Featuring in My Story of Paisley in Paisley 2021 for the UK City of Culture

Press/Media: Research

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Dorothée Pullinger's extraordinary life and work continues to fascinate, now UWS academics are searching for her Paisley connection. The research was enabled by a Royal Academy of Engineering Ingenious award in 2017 for "A Car for Women, and other stories" project, and the University of the West of Scotland’s Vice Principal’s Research Fund, under the multidisciplinary joint venture between the teams of the School of Engineering and Computing led by Prof Katherine Kirk and the School of Media, Culture and Society led by Prof Katarzyna Kosmala of University of the West of Scotland in collaboration with Scottish cultural organizations and independent historians. Tony Grace is  currently making a film about her extraordinary life. 

Team has contributed a feature in My Story of Paisley in Paisley 2021 for the UK City of Culture

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Period5 Oct 2017 → 20 Oct 2017

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleDriving ambition ahead of her time
    Degree of recognitionLocal
    Media name/outletPaisley Daily Express
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/SizeFull page with images
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date20/10/17
    DescriptionFeature emphasising UWS academics probing D Pullinger's Paisley heritage connection drawing on research linking to Pullinger's family and business operations in Paisley town. Her father, Thomas Pullinger, had become managing director of the Arrol-Johnston factory in 1907, then situated in an industrial area off Underwood Road, directly below the Coats Observatory.
    Producer/AuthorKenneth Speirs
    PersonsKatarzyna Kosmala, Katherine Kirk, Dr Nina Baker
  • TitleIn search of Dorothee Pullinger's Paisley Connection
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletUWS news
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date11/10/17
    DescriptionFeature pointing out why extraordinary life of the pioneering motor engineer Dorothee Pullinger links with UWS research on Paisley heritage and the film project on her work and life.
    Producer/AuthorUWS media
    URLhttps://www.uws.ac.uk/news/in-search-of-dorothee-pullinger-s-paisley-connection/
    PersonsKatarzyna Kosmala, Katherine Kirk, Anthony Grace

Media contributions

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Media contributions

  • TitleThe story of Dorothée Pullinger
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletMy Story of Paisley in Paisley 2021 for the UK City of Culture
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date5/10/17
    DescriptionDorothée Pullinger's extraordinary life and work continues to fascinate cultural researchers and engineering historians, now UWS academics are searching for her Paisley connection. The research was enabled by a Royal Academy of Engineering Ingenious award in 2017 for "A Car for Women, and other stories" project, and the University of the West of Scotland’s Vice Principal’s Research Fund, under the multidisciplinary joint venture between the teams of the School of Engineering and Computing led by Prof Katherine Kirk and the School of Media, Culture and Society led by Prof Katarzyna Kosmala of University of the West of Scotland in collaboration with Scottish cultural organizations and independent historians.
    Producer/AuthorPaisley for UK City of Culture 2021
    URLwww.paisley2021.co.uk/paisley-stories/dorothée-pullinger/
    PersonsKatarzyna Kosmala, Katherine Kirk, Anthony Grace, Evdoxia Viza