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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A graphic of various activity across the SWCTN programme. The photographs show someone using an app, a VR headset and a audio experience.

South West Creative Technology Network Final Report

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The South West Creative Technology Network (SWCTN) was a three year Research England funded project which aimed to promote creative...

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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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The Rooms, REACT - Photo by Max McClure

The Hidden Story

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Understanding Knowledge Exchange Partnerships with the Creative Economy. This report maps the ways in which higher education institutions support the...

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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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Bristol and Bath by Design photo by Max McClure

Bristol and Bath by Design

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The aim of the project was to collect data on design companies in the Bristol and Bath region, and to...

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The Rooms, REACT

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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