During 2015 Creative Network South brought together researchers with shared interests in the creative industries to listen to some fantastic speakers and join in discussions about how research can help inform practice and policy-making in the local region.
The meetings were hosted at Southampton Solent University, the University of Winchester and the University of Southampton. This year the University of Portsmouth will play host to the first meeting on Friday 11th March from 10am with the theme of ‘creative people and creative partnerships’.
Confirmed speakers include:
Dr Philip Ely: Student Enterprise Manager | Philip will discuss research into graduates and businesses as well as how the Cell Block Studios support local creative entrepreneurs
Dr Carol Ekinsmyth: Principle Lecturer in Geography | Carol will discuss her research into female entrepreneurs working in the creative industries
Steve Jones: Business Associate | Steve will talk about creative industries initiatives and partnerships at the University of Portsmouth.
Charles Freeman: Coordinator of Creative Network South | Advisor to Ravensbourne on SEEDS (Self Employment Entrepreneurship and Diversity)
& Amy Doyle: Research and Innovation Support Officer | Coordinator of the Female Entrepreneurs Network
Charles will discuss his work with Creative Network South and the Ravensbourne SEEDS project. Then Charles and Amy will discuss partnerships between Creative Network South and the University of Portsmouth as well as the upcoming launch of the new Creative United programme in our local region.
This research network is supported by Creative Network South.
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