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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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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Creative Clusters, Social Inclusion and Sustainability in the Creative Economy – Report

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 […]

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SEMINAR: Social Inclusion and Sustainability in the Creative Economy

Venue: Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Campus, Graduate Centre, room 601.
Date: 05-11-2018
Time: 17:00

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 […]

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Pre-Conference Creative Economy Networks

Venue: Stour Space
Date: 30-04-2018
Time: 09:30

Registration and breakfast from 9.30h 10.00 to 10.20h Welcome from Will Chamberlain, Director, Creative Wick and Lord Clement-Jones, Chairman of Council, Queen Mary University of London 10.20 to 10.55h Knowledge Exchange Morag Shiach, Director, Network, QMUL Martin Dowle, Director, British Council, Brazil Paul Heritage, Artistic Director, People’s Palace Projects, QMUL Chair: Patria Roman-Velazquez, Senior Lecturer in Media and Creative Industries, Loughborough University London […]

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Conference – Creative Economy Networks: research, policy and exchange

Venue: Graduate Centre, Mile End Campus, QMUL
Date: 01-05-2018
Time: 09:30

Creative Economy Networks: research, policy and exchange (UK-Brazil) brings together research, policy and industry perspectives to explore the role of exchange in creative economy businesses and its impact on the sector. Particular focus will be given to new research and policy drawn from recent UK-Brazil collaboration and exchanges led or facilitated by the British Council, Network and […]

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Introduction to NETWORK – Talk and Reception

Venue: Arts Two Common Room | QMUL
Date: 22-03-2018
Time: 16:00

While the Industrial Strategy has set up new funding landscape for the development of the creative economy sector, the uncertainty of Brexit puts a lot of pressure on businesses and research initiatives. Join us for a conversation about the challenges and opportunities in creative economy informed by the most recent debates in the sector. Agenda: […]

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Lunchtime seminar: Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund – Audience of the Future

Venue: Robert Tong room – PPLG01 (Queens Building) | QMUL
Date: 13-02-2018
Time: TBA

Innovate UK is shaping the funding call Audience of the Future to support collaborations between academics and industry exploring the use of immersive technologies. Official briefing events across the UK have sold out quickly but Network will hold a mini-seminar to share our knowledge from attending the Cardiff and Glasgow events. The call is not finalised […]

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Network Voucher Scheme

As part of our programme to support knowledge exchange we are launching Network Vouchers, a funding scheme awarding small sums of money (up to a maximum of £5000) and aimed at facilitating collaboration between academics/researchers and creative/cultural organizations. Business at any scale can be partners, but we anticipate the scheme will mostly be attractive to micro-enterprises, […]

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Creative Hubs and Urban Development Goals (UK/Brazil)

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.

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