Creativity and Research in the 21st Century

Chair: Steve May, Bath Spa University

Panellists:

Jeri Kroll, Flinders University

Derek Neale, Open University

Carrie Etter, Bath Spa University

Jen Webb, University of Canberra

This panel will discuss the changing relationship between the academy and the creative arts, and the capacity of the arts to deliver research. It will consider the international environment in which developments are taking place, and the key government policies currently shaping the field. The current updating of NAWE’s Creative Writing Benchmark Statement will be considered, and research assessment procedures (REF in the UK and ERA in Australia) compared.

Friday 7th July, 3.30