Doctoral College

Knowledge Exchange: Policy, Practice and Values within Higher Education and the Arts and Cultural Sectors

The Cultural Capital Exchange will run two Knowledge Exchange sessions on 20 November 2019:
2pm - 8pm 
Clarence Centre, St George’s Circus, London SE1 6FE

4 November 2019

On 20th November the TCCE are running two sessions that will open up for scrutiny these developments and will shine a light on existing models of good practice in Knowledge Exchange. The first session will bring together policy-makers, academics, funders and cultural practitioners to share information, best practice and discussion. The second session, under the banner of TCCE’s Creative Entrepreneurship Forum, showcases a number of active case-studies in Knowledge Exchange between researchers and the arts, cultural and/or creative sectors.

Part 1 Undertaking, supporting and advocating for impactful KE and its values beyond the academy 2pm - 5pm 20th November 2019

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As interest in Knowledge Exchange continues apace, both within and beyond the academy, this half-day workshop sets out to focus on the implications of Knowledge Exchange Framework for researchers, academic professionals and external industry partners; in particular those from the arts, cultural and creative industries. It will shine a light on current policy developments and institutional support mechanisms in Knowledge Exchange as well as showcasing various modes of Knowledge Exchange, how these are being enacted, with whom and to what effects. Moreover, it will also provide a space to reflect on how, going forward, KE might better be advocated for and supported. Contributors  include:  

  • Dr Lisa Dikomitis (PI, SOLACE Project, University of Keele)
  • Matthew Guest (Policy Manager, GuildHE)
  • Claudia Lastra (Executive Director, Arts Catalyst) 
  • Hamish McAlpine (Head of KE Date and Evidence, Research England) 
  • Tonya Nelson (Director, Arts, Technology and Innovation, Arts Council England)
  • Dr Frederica Rossi (Senior Lecturer, Birkbeck, University of London)
  • Professor Victoria Tischler (Professor of Arts and Health, Head of Dementia Care Centre, University of West London)

Free to TCCE Members (please sign up with your institutional email address. TCCE members are clearly listed on the booking page).

We also have an allocated number of tickets available to non-member HEIs and organisations £50. Book Part 1 here



Part 2 TCCE Creative Entrepreneurship Forum 5.30pm - 8.00pm, 20th November 2019 
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TCCE Creative Entrepreneurship Forum sets out to explore how academics and sector partners are undertaking impactful collaborative research and how knowledge exchange can provide “bottom up” leadership within the field. It will also explore what opportunities KEF might provide to support and develop these leadership roles within academia and the arts, cultural and creative industries.  

It will provide insights on the recent KEF Pilot as well as case studies in undertaking successful Knowledge Exchange. Contributors will include:   

  • Dr Maria Chatzichristodolou (Associate Professor, Director of Enterprise and Research Centre, LSBU)
  • Hamish McAlpine (Head of KE Date and Evidence, Research England)
  • Eddie McCaffrey, (Senior Lecturer, MIddlesex University)
  • Dr Annette Naudin (Course DIrector, MA in Media and Cultural Studies, BCU)   

Free to TCCE Members (please sign up with your institutional email address. TCCE members are clearly listed on the booking page).

We also have an allocated number of tickets available to non-member HEIs and organisations £25. Book Part 2 here