Research

Network is a hub for all of Queen Mary University of London’s research in the creative economy and it operates across three interrelated aims:

  1. Actively conducting research and providing dissemination routes through events and publications
  2. Keeping abreast of funding opportunities in order to build consortia and conduct research
  3. Provide small sums of funding for research activities that are external to Network

Research Highlights

Creative Places and Social Territories

How do cities and urban environments nourish creativity? Network is collaborator to a European research project that aims to study the role of cultural places and creative networks in generating and sustaining the dynamics of local areas. The project will compare three geographical areas: the North of Paris / Seine-Saint-Denis, East London (Hackney Wick / […]

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Digital Platforms for Craft

Digital platforms for craft was an 20-month project that aimed to map out the use, features and potential of digital platforms in craft sectors in the UK and China. It was funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council in the UK and supported by the Crafts Council, and was a partnership between researchers at […]

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How does ‘The Match’ add social value?

Network Centre has brokered a small knowledge exchange project between QMUL Reader in Management Practice / Deputy Director of Education, Patrick McGurk, and local Hackney based enterprise, Echo (economyofhours.com) to analyse the social value of its project, The Match. Echo is a network which connects community projects, many of them within the creative industries, and […]

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Thames Estuary Production Corridor – Case for Investment

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.

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CALL FOR PAPERS – Network Working Papers Series

Network Working Papers Series is designed to disseminate the range of research being done by QMUL researchers and also by our partners, on, with, and for, the creative economy. We anticipate that these papers will focus on emerging research findings and on work-in-progress. They will be peer-reviewed and made available via the QMUL Institutional Repository as well […]

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