Cinzia Yates

Research & Consultation Manager

Cinzia joined RNC in July 2021 from a career in Higher Education supporting research funding bids and measuring impact.

Her primary focus has been Knowledge Exchange with the Creative Industries and Arts and Humanities Research.

For Cardiff University, Cinzia worked on its REACT Knowledge Exchange Hub.  She has developed impactful research, particularly Knowledge Exchange R&D Projects with the creative industries and creating impact case studies for REF measuring the social, economic, and educational impacts of arts and humanities research.

Cinzia has supported bids to UKRI (UK Research and Innovation) funders such as AHRC, ESRC, and EPSRC as well as funders such as The Leverhulme Trust, the British Council, and the European Research Council.


BMus (Hons), Cardiff University

MA Ethnomusicology, University of Limerick

MA Manx Studies, University of Liverpool

PhD Ethnomusicology, Cardiff University

Out of Office

Cinzia enjoys traditional music and came second in the Interceltic Song competition representing the Isle of Man. She’s performed at festivals including Brittany, Galicia, Scotland, Ireland, Cornwall and the US, and was Manx delegate at the National Eisteddfod, Wales and Festival Interceltique Lorient, Brittany. She’s looking forward to learning Welsh traditional forms of music.