We are supporting an AHRC project, Digital Platforms for Craft in the UK and China, led by Dr Nick Bryan-Kinns, Prof. Hao Tan, Dr Zhengyu Tan and Dr Yuanyuan Liu. In this project, Network supports to identify craft hubs in the UK and suggests 6 hubs for case studies, including 2 for workshops. For further […]
On 20th of March, we welocmed and hosted a delegation from Egypt and Indonesia while they were on a study visit to the UK. Professor Colin Grant, the Vice-Principal (International) of QMUL, officially welcomed the delegation and the British Council who organised the study visit. We shared with the delegation works and projects Network has […]
Local creative and cultural economy intermediaries: Examining place-based workers in the creative and cultural economy
This paper is about local Creative and Cultural Economy Intermediaries (CCEIs). There is a body of work that looks at other larger organisational constructs as intermediaries, however this is not the focus of this paper. For the sake of conceptual clarity and keeping in line with examining work in the spaces and places of the […]
This report is an evaluation of the creative voucher scheme used in the Dementia Connect (DC) project. DC was an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Follow-on Funding project which drew on core learning and collective expertise from the AHRC’s ‘Knowledge Exchange Hubs’ for the Creative Economy (2012 – 2016). The project was designed to […]
Thanks for those who joined us on 18th of March for “”Creative Intervention in Dementia Care” event. Huge thanks must also send to our amazing speakers. We really had a great discussion, didn’t we?
Dr Tarek Virani, our Deputy Director, was invited to 8th World Summit on Arts and Culture in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia during 11-14, March, 2019. He was attending “Hubs for Good: Southeast Asia Creative Hubs Forum”, organised by the British Council and gave a keynote on the topic of creative hubs. The event was attended by creative […]
|Venue:||The Neuron Pod Centre of the Cell, Whitechapel, London, E1 2AT|
This event aims to bring together a number of stakeholders involved in the growing sectors of Arts and Health (AAH) and Health Tech, as well as professionals in Dementia care, people with Dementia and stakeholders from higher education in order to identify the opportunities and challenges that exist in this growing area. What does the […]
Network recognises the potential for research and consultancy activities to support the proposed development of the Thames Estuary Production Corridor. The Director of Network recently contributed to an FE and HE Workshop exploring the case for investment and the opportunities to HE and FE to contribute their expertise and facilities.
This report emerges from a research project jointly commissioned by Hackney Council, Tower Hamlets Council and the London Legacy Development Corporation. It was created to inform the local authorities’ bid to the Mayor of London’s Creative Enterprise Zones Scheme (2018). Using quantitative and qualitative methods, this investigation seeks to uncover evidence about the characteristics of […]
|Venue:||Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Campus, Graduate Centre, room 601.|
Join us for a panel discussing the role of social inclusion in sustaining creative economy businesses. In partnership with British Council, the seminar will feature representatives of local authorities and creative hubs based in London and the Philippines with experience of supporting creative economy communities through social inclusion practices. It will also present recent Network […]
Creative Hubs and Urban Development Goals (UK/Brazil) was developed by researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Universidade de São Paulo (USP), building upon the methods used by QMUL researchers on the four-year project Creativeworks London, funded by the AHRC. It was aimed at two goals: (a) to map the activities of two […]