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Fear and Desire with Emerging Technologies

January 3, 2018

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David Grant discusses the West’s relationship with new technology and the links with historical thinking about God, the State and the Market.

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New Intermediaries and the Attention Economy

October 4, 2017

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Chris Bilton looks at the dominant role played by global internet companies in today’s creative and media industries […]

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The Geography of Innovation

November 11, 2016

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Richard Shearmur challenges prevailing knowledge on the geography of innovation. […]

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The Emergence of University-Private Firm Research and Development Agreements

September 30, 2016

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rausser-jkt-imageDue to declining governmental funding for basic science, public-private research partnerships have played an increasingly important role in supporting innovative university research and development. This article presents an assessment of the changing research and development landscape and the role of such partnerships to empower universities in promoting economic growth. Gordon Rausser explains.

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Denied Economies and Creative Performances by Kerry Thomas

May 29, 2014

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Kerry Thomas, 2012, Rumination, Chicago

Kerry Thomas, 2012, Rumination, Chicago

What has the economy got to do with creative performances and the making of artists and their artworks?

Over the last ten years I have been researching creative practice in university art school studios and senior school art classrooms. The focus has been on how students ‘invest’ in the creative life, oftentimes seeking to become creative artists, and working under pressure of high stakes assessments, to produce creative artefacts – paintings, drawings, installations, digital media works and so on. The related issue of what role, if any, do their teachers play in assisting them in the development of their creative performances and in what they make has also been investigated.

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