Melissa Kirby
PhD Researcher

Favourite TV show – Friends
Favourite food – Cake (especially homemade!)
Favourite song – “You’re the inspiration” – Chicago

Melissa is a postgraduate researcher at the University of Leeds who is doing her PhD all about Purple Patch Arts. Melissa works with the Purple Research Group to explore what purple people get out of going to Purple Patch Arts. Melissa is a singer and (out of practice!) trombonist and she enjoys doing aerial arts, climbing and baking in her spare time.