Creative Industries – News

Rosie and Lilianne presenting

Celebrating Research on BAM! Sistahood Heritage Project

There were many successes to be celebrated on 31st January 2014, when volunteers and staff from the Angelou Centre reflected on the completion of their research and development phase for the BAM! Sistahood heritage project. Over the last 5 months, researchers from the SIDE project, have been working with the Angelou Centre to develop a sustainable digital infrastructure that will support the delivery of the project over the next two years. Read More

The role of technology in participation and engagement in the arts

Organised by Leeds Metropolitan University’s Knowledge Exchange Network, this series of seminars aim is to create opportunities for knowledge exchange between cultural researchers, policy makers, managers and practitioners, from across the North of England. Read More
date: 19.08.2013

Creative Uses of ICT in Connected Communities: A Scoping Study

SiDE Creative Industries researchers presented at this year's Digital Economy All Hands conference: Digital Engagement. Read More
date: 19.08.2013

Collaborative Workshop Success with Angelou Centre

SiDE researchers and colleagues from the Digital Interaction research group ran a workshop to consider longer-term partnership opportunities and challenges on a new community heritage project for the Angelou Centre, a women’s BME (Black, minority ethnic) charity in the North East of England. Read More
date: 23.10.2013

SiDE awarded AHRC ‘Connected Communities’ grant

The “Connected Communities” team which incorporates the Creative Media and Social Science researchers on SiDE, was awarded the AHRC’s Connected Communities Scoping Study (£40,000). Read More
date: 19.08.2013

  • Interview with Atau - Atau Tanaka is interviewed by NE Business

  • Mapping of Cultural and Creative Organisations in the North East - The Creative Media team (Creative Researcher Andreia Cavaco and Ph.D student Ben Jones), in collaboration with Researchers on the Society Perspective (Liz Robson) have been undertaking a mapping exercise of Creative and Cultural organisations as well as key stakeholders in the North East.

  • CEx Launch event - The Creative Exchange local launch event was held at Culture Lab on 23rd February which provided the first opportunity for the Newcastle hub's partners, academic collaborators and those with an interested in participating, to come together to discuss ideas.

  • Situating communities through creative technologies and practices -

  • Regional Youth Work Unit - SiDE is working with the Regional Youth Work Unit - North East, a registered charity which works across the North of East of England to promote and support the development of youth work, to explore ways in which creative practices around digital technologies can complement their work with young people in the region.