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22 questions about the creative economy: what do you think?

22 questions about the creative economy: what do you think?

Posted on 21 March 2016 by Ian Hargreaves

I really enjoyed my recent session with Dr Jenny Kidd’s Cultural and Creative Industries students – a third year undergraduate group numbering almost 60. As a way of structuring a […]

Embedded creatives in Cardiff

Embedded creatives in Cardiff

Posted on 18 February 2016 by Samuel Woodford

I have just joined the Creative Economy team as a Research Associate, tasked with investigating the important role that creative workers outside the core creative industries play in Cardiff’s creative […]

In search of the creative economy

In search of the creative economy

Posted on 31 January 2016 by Ian Hargreaves

I get asked quite often about the range of research projects I'm currently involved in and how they connect to each other. It's hard to give a short answer to […]

The Creative Cardiff Research Network is entering a new phase

The Creative Cardiff Research Network is entering a new phase

Posted on 27 January 2016 by Johann Gregory

I recently joined the Creative Economy team as a Research Associate to support the development of the Creative Cardiff Research Network (formerly called ‘Creative @ Cardiff’). Currently I am exploring […]

What is the creative economy?

What is the creative economy?

Posted on 20 October 2015 by Ian Hargreaves

Q. What is the creative economy? A. It is the economic output of everyone who does an officially recorded creative job in (for example) the UK, as measured in the […]

The REACT festival is coming…

The REACT festival is coming…

Posted on 8 September 2015 by Hannah Bayfield

As the REACT project draws to a close you might think that we’d be winding down. On the contrary, it’s all systems go across each of the partner universities as […]

What can we learn from creative Brooklyn?

What can we learn from creative Brooklyn?

Posted on 2 September 2015 by Sara Pepper

My recent summer holiday to visit family in New York provided an unexpected source of inspiration for our work at Creative Cardiff. New York and in particular Manhattan’s economic impact […]

Supporting innovation in South Wales’ creative economy

Supporting innovation in South Wales’ creative economy

Posted on 17 August 2015 by Sara Pepper

Despite the increasingly digital world in which we work and live, the power of person-to-person interactions seems now more valuable than ever. It's face-to-face meetings that foster trust and enable […]

Building Creative Cardiff

Building Creative Cardiff

Posted on 12 August 2015 by Alice Taylor

One of the ambitions of our team is to create a network for people working in a creative business, organisation or role in Cardiff. We’ve talked about this idea with […]

Where is the edge? A collaborative approach to mapping the creative economy

Where is the edge? A collaborative approach to mapping the creative economy

Posted on 29 June 2015 by Alice Taylor

Our work to map the creative economy is well underway. To help us with this ambitious project we’ve recruited a team of students who bring with them a fantastic range […]