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Dr Julie Brown

Dr Julie Brown

Senior Lecturer Cultural and Creative Industries

School of Journalism, Media and Culture

Email:
brownj36@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 4756
Location:
Two Central Square, Central Square, Cardiff, CF10 1FS
Available for postgraduate supervision

Dr Julie Brown is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Industries in the School of Journalism, Media and Culture, and Director of the MA Cultural and Creative Industries.  She is also part of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Creative Economy Team.  She has researched, published and taught on the role of the cultural and creative industries in urban and regional place-making and economic development; sites and spaces of cultural and creative production;  conditions of creative and cultural work, labour and employment; and cultural and creative sector policy development. She is currently undertaking a number of collaborative research projects on spaces of cultural and creative production, including arts and coworking spaces; on labour and skills in TV/film and related sectors; and is Co-I on the AHRC Clwstwr Creadigol project working closely with Creative Cardiff to support R&D in creative SMEs in the Cardiff city-region.

Dr Julie Brown is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Industries in the School of Journalism, Media and Culture and Director of the MA Cultural and Creative Industries.  Prior to appointment in October 2017, she was Associate Professor of Creative Enterprise at Southampton Solent University. She has also been a Transformation Fellow in Cultural Economy at University of Leeds; and she spent 6 years as a Research Fellow at University of Birmingham. Her research has been funded by EU INTERREG IVA, AHRC Connected Communities, British Council, NESTA and Crafts Council UK and she has researched on large-scale, multi-disciplinary consortia projects for EPSRC and EU FP6.

She has researched, published and taught on the creative industries for over a decade.  Her research interests include the role of the cultural and creative industries in urban and regional place-making and economic development; sites and spaces of cultural and creative production, including artist studios and coworking spaces; conditions of creative and cultural work, labour and employment; and cultural and creative sector policy development. She is currently undertaking a number of collaborative research projects on spaces of cultural and creative production; on labour and skills in TV/film and related sectors; and is Co-I on the AHRC Clwstwr Creadigol project working closely with Creative Cardiff to support R&D in creative SMEs in the Cardiff city-region.

Academic positions

2017 - present: Senior Lecturer, Cardiff University

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Director of the MA Cultural and Creative Industries.

Module lead for: MA Introduction to Cultural and Creative Industries; Professional Development and Placement, Dissertation coordinator.

Module lead for: UG Creative and Cultural Industries

The role of the cultural and creative industries in urban and regional place-making and economic development;

Sites and spaces of cultural and creative production, including artist studios and coworking spaces;

Conditions of creative and cultural work, labour and employment;

Cultural and creative sector policy development. 

She is currently undertaking a number of collaborative research projects on spaces of cultural and creative production, including arts and coworking spaces; on labour and skills in TV/film and related sectors; and is Co-I on the AHRC Clwstwr Creadigol project working closely with Creative Cardiff to support R&D in creative SMEs in the Cardiff city-region.

I welcome applications from prospective students in all areas of  creative industries research.