Let’s Create

In January 2020 Arts Council England launched it’s ten-year strategy, Let’s Create. View and download a copy of the strategy here.

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How to broker a research partnership

In July 2020 the Centre for Cultural Value at the University of Leeds commissioned Culture Forum North to create a guide to help cultural organisations consider the potential benefit of, and to develop research partnerships with academics. The guide is…

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Diversity and the Creative Case: 4th annual data report published

Equality, Diversity and the Creative Case Arts Council England has published its fourth annual report which analyses data on: The workforce of National Portfolio Organisations (NPOs) and Major Partner Museums (MPMs), including the diversity of people in key leadership roles and…

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The Hidden Story

December 2017. A major research project into the contribution of university knowledge exchange to the creative economy. The AHRC-funded research The Hidden Story: Understanding knowledge exchange partnerships with the creative economy,  was led by Kingston University with collaborators from Alliance universities.  It maps the…

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The creative role of research

October 2017. A Kings College London report concludes that partnering with academic researchers can inspire arts practitioners to try new creative approaches and create innovative projects. View and download the report here.

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A Clearer Picture

October 2016.   A Clearer Picture: a guide for arts and cultural organisations engaging with Universities, is aimed at arts and cultural organisations who are considering, or would benefit from, working with a university partner. It outlines the opportunities, gives real examples of…

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