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Creative Cardiff, Creative Hubs, Policy and research

Launch of the Networking Creative Hubs project

Posted on 1 June 2017 by Johann Gregory

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
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Creative exchange, Policy and research, Uncategorized

Creative Research at Cardiff University: Professor Damian Walford Davies

Posted on 27 April 2017 by Johann Gregory

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
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Creative exchange, Policy and research

‘A Spotlight on Sŵn Music Festival’ Report Launch

Posted on 3 April 2017 by Johann Gregory

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
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Policy and research

The Creative Economy in Europe

Posted on 22 March 2017 by Ian Hargreaves

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
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