Reach 08 – College of Arts Industry Engagement Newsletter

The eighth edition of Reach is here! The KE team have worked tirelessly over the past couple of months to provide you with an insight into some of the exciting knowledge exchange and industry engagement partnerships which have recently been fostered by the College of Arts. You might notice that this edition is a little […]

Curators of Cultural Enterprise

In the UK, the creative industries have been on governments’ agendas for 20 years. Agencies have sprung up to make creative workers more business-like but we really know very little about them. In their path-breaking new book, Curators of Cultural Enterprise, three Glasgow academics have investigated how such new cultural intermediaries actually work. The UK […]

Arts Industry Day: Ní neart go cur le chéile (There is no strength until we pull together)

With over 230 people registered, the College of Arts Industry Day 2015 presented a unique opportunity for organisations from private, public and third sector organisations to learn of the many ways to benefit from the strengths and resources available within the College of Arts. Chaired by the BBC’s Sally McNair and featuring experts from arts, […]

KTP: Innovate UK’s Best Kept Secret?

You may have decided that you wish to engage with a university. Thats the first hurdle out of the way. The mechanism by which you will engage is the next challenge. For organisations seeking to improve their competitiveness through accessing university expertise, Innovate UK’s Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) scheme could be the perfect engagement mechanism. […]

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College of Arts Industry Day 2015

Where better to connect with the College of Arts than Industry Day 2015? On Friday 5 June we want to show you the very best of our partnerships to inspire new projects for the future. You can hear from some of our key collaborators throughout the day, including Alan Leslie (Northlight Heritage), John Hume (RCAHMS) […]

Knowledge Exchange explained, sort of….

Hands up if you’ve heard of Knowledge Exchange or KE? Chances are, if you are not part of a Higher Education Institute (HEI) then this is a term you won’t have encountered. In fact, having set up a Google alert on the term over a year ago, I know that it is almost exclusively used […]

Are you making best use of the University on your doorstep?

Since Universities or Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) have been established links with non-HEIs have always been on the agenda. For example, in 1451, Pope Nicolas V issued a Papal Bull stating that the knowledge generated by the University of Glasgow should be made available both locally and nationally. With the passing of over 550 years […]

Universities and Independence

by Jennifer Hilder (PhD Intern) The future of Higher Education Research in an Independent Scotland was the subject of a special paper produced in April by the Scottish Government, following the white paper on Scotland’s Future last November (on the blog here). In it, the Scottish Government argues that Scotland’s world leading universities will benefit […]

Digital Innovations in the Private Sector

We kicked off our industry engagement via the Digital Theme in Dec 2013 with an event that looked at Digital Innovations in the public sector. In partnership with the Glasgow Science Festival, we recently (9th June 2014) delivered a follow-up event that explored Digital Innovations in the private sector. Ann Gow, Director of the College […]