Publications

We publish work on creative networks, hubs, ecologies, and sustainable economies in various formats including reports, working papers, and academic articles.

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Creative Producers International. Photo by Jon Aitken

Creative Producers International Final Report

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Creative Producers International gathered together a dynamic network of creative producers from across the world. It aimed to enhance individual...

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Network for Creative Enterprise

Network for Creative Enterprise Final Report

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The Network for Creative Enterprise (NfCE) was established in October 2017 to help freelancers, artists, creative practitioners, start-up microbusinesses, and...

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Bristol+Bath Creative R+D Workshop. Photo by Jon Aitken

Understanding, capturing, and assessing value in collaborative design research

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This paper is an editorial for a collection of papers in the CoDesign Journal that respond to a tension between...

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Contributing to the creative economy imaginary: universities and the creative sector. Photo by Jon AitkenPhoto by Jon Aitken

Contributing to the creative economy imaginary: universities and the creative sector

This paper explores the relationship between the creative economy and universities. As funders, educators and research bodies, universities have a...

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South West Creative Technology Network Immersion Showcase - photo by Jon Aitken

Rethinking ‘knowledge exchange’: new approaches to collaborative work in the arts and humanities

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This paper explores approaches to collaborative work between arts and humanities disciplines in UK higher education and the creative economy....

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Pervasive Media Studio, Bristol, Photo Credit Paul Blakemore

Creative Hubs: Understanding the New Economy

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This report was commissioned by the British Council to better understand ‘creative hubs’: their diverse value, processes and motivations; and...

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Cultural Ecologies Workshop - photo by Jon Aitken

The practice of cultural ecology: network connectivity in the creative economy

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This paper reflects on approaches to collaborative knowledge exchange projects between UK universities and the creative economy. It develops a...

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REACT Report

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The REACT Report distils our learning from the four year project, and celebrates the great potential of collaboration between universities and the...

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