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Creative Research at Cardiff Universty: Dr Dawn Mannay

27 June 2017

During the filming of the Creative Research at Cardiff University video, we spoke to three academics in the Creative Cardiff Research Network about their work. We’ve identified three particular and related strands of creative research at Cardiff: research that involves working with creatives or creative organisations; research that involves creative outputs or methodologies; and research

Launch of the Networking Creative Hubs project

1 June 2017

More people are working in creative hubs than ever before. For freelancers and small businesses, hubs offer a place to work, opportunities, connections and a sense of community. This week saw the launch of our City Region Exchange project, Networking Creative Hubs in the Cardiff Capital Region. A brief summary of the project is available

Creative Research at Cardiff University: Professor Damian Walford Davies

27 April 2017

During the filming of the Creative Research at Cardiff University video, we spoke to three academics in the Creative Cardiff Research Network about their work. We’ve identified three particular and related strands of creative research at Cardiff: research that involves working with creatives or creative organisations; research that involves creative outputs or methodologies; and research

‘A Spotlight on Sŵn Music Festival’ Report Launch

3 April 2017

Last year I helped to set up the Festivals Research Group in the Creative Cardiff Research Network. This led to a collaboration with Sŵn Music Festival last autumn. A report on this project was recently launched in the School of Geography and Planning (as one of its Impact & Engagement events). The report, entitled ‘A

The Creative Economy in Europe

22 March 2017

The Lisbon Council and Nesta has today launched The Creative Economy in Europe: Why Human Beings Remain the Economy’s Key Asset, a hard-hitting new policy brief which highlights the pivotal role of creativity and creative work in the economy.  Authored by Hasan Bakhshi of Nesta, President of The Lisbon Council Paul Hofheinz and myself, the policy brief highlights

Creative Research at Cardiff University: Professor Samantha Warren

22 February 2017

During the filming of the ‘Creative Research at Cardiff University’ video, we spoke to three academics in the Creative Cardiff Research Network about their work. We’ve identified three particular and related strands of ‘creative research’ at Cardiff: research that involves working with creatives or creative organisations; research that involves creative outputs or methodologies; and research

Creative Cardiff is one

14 October 2016

In its first year, Creative Cardiff has validated all four of our initial goals. We set out to increase quality and momentum between creative economy people in the Cardiff city region. The proof of that is in our growth in membership and on social media, but also in countless personal stories of individuals and organisations

Festivals Research Group & the Sŵn Music Museum

7 October 2016

One of the real success stories for the Creative Cardiff Research Network this year has been the emergence of the interdisciplinary Festivals Research Group, made up of researchers from across Cardiff University. Festivals are a key part of British culture and economy. Festival audiences are growing and the festivals landscape, both urban and rural, is

Welcoming Lisa Matthews to our team

12 August 2016

Director of Creative Economy Sara Pepper introduces Lisa Matthews from Arts Council of Wales as her maternity cover.

Reflections on hub spaces & my research placement

25 July 2016

Eleanor Roberts has been with the Creative Economy team for eight weeks on a CUROP research project. In her third and final blog post Eleanor reflects on some of the hub spaces in Cardiff and further afield, as well as on her research: As my CUROP project draws to an end the last few weeks