Policy and research

The Creative Economy in Europe

The Creative Economy in Europe

Posted on 22nd March 2017 by

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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Sam Warren

Creative Research at Cardiff University: Professor Samantha Warren

Posted on 22nd February 2017 by

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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Festivals Research Group & the Sŵn Music Museum

Posted on 7th October 2016 by

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
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Creative Cardiff Pop-up Hub

Creative Hub Research Project

Posted on 13th June 2016 by

Eleanor Roberts, a joint-honours student in English Literature and Media, has joined the Creative Economy team as part of the Cardiff Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (CUROP). We’re really excited to have this new addition to the team as we pilot a creative hub later in the month: I have recently joined the Creative Economy team
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Embedded creatives project – an update

Posted on 11th April 2016 by

For the last five weeks I have been speaking with “embedded creatives” throughout Cardiff – those people who are working creative jobs, but are based outside the core creative industries. This stage of the data collection process is now almost done, and I have spoken to quite a range of people across a number of
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