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Monday, 10 November 2014 12:55

Welcoming Kirsten Hardie

Dr Kirsten Hardie is Associate Professor at the Arts University Bournemouth, UK. I first met her in 2005 when undertaking a piece of research for the UK's National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) and the Higher Education Academy (HEA). My task then was to explore the views…
Last modified on Monday, 10 November 2014 14:04
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 15:14

Vincent Nolan

It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of Vincent Nolan. Vincent was instrumental in introducing Synectics creative thinking and problem solving techniques, based on the work of William Gordon and George Prince, into the UK. Amongst his many acheivements, he served as Chairman of Synectics Ltd,…
Last modified on Monday, 06 October 2014 21:58
Applications are now open for the October 2014 intake of the International Joint MSc in Strategic Innovation & Future Creation at the University of Malta:  Subjects include creativity and idea generation, innovation management, foresight/future studies and entrepreneurship. This Masters course will be delivered jointly by the University of Malta,…
Last modified on Monday, 07 July 2014 14:28
Estonia is often regarded as one of the most go-ahead and creative European countries. But how do Estonian students think things have changed over the last decade? An interesting study of students' views on the expression of creativity in Post-Soviet Estonian society has recently been carried out by two academics from Tallinn University,…
Last modified on Thursday, 22 May 2014 10:51
Wednesday, 21 May 2014 13:28

Welcoming Dr Doris J Shallcross

We warmly welcome Doris J Shallcross Ed.D., Professor Emerita University of Massachusetts, to our International Review Panel. Amongst her many achievements, Dorie is past President of the Creative Education Foundation, to which she has made a tremendous contribution over many years. Running alongside the Foundation's annual conference, the Creative Problem Solving…
Last modified on Thursday, 22 May 2014 10:54
Here at the Creativity Centre we have just completed a project with artists in our local area. Funded mainly by a grant from Arts Council England, the aim of this project was to discover how our ejournal is made relevant to an artist’s practice and creative development - but it…
Last modified on Monday, 07 July 2014 12:02
Tuesday, 04 March 2014 23:47

Congratulations to Dr Ana Maria Hojbota

We'd like to offer many congratulations to Ana Maria Hojbota, co-author of Understanding Creativity through the Lense of Conflict, on obtaining her PhD. Ana Maria has already published a number of significant research papers in the area of creativity and we are delighted that she has accepted our invitation to join…
Last modified on Thursday, 22 May 2014 10:55
Tuesday, 04 February 2014 12:09

Creative Development and Arts Practice

Artists and arts students in Devon are invited to book a fully funded place on our half day workshop on Weds 26 Feb 2014 from 10.30am - 2.00pm at Cockington in Torquay. We are offering a limited number of funded places (worth £45) to Devon based artists and arts students…
Last modified on Tuesday, 04 March 2014 23:44
Wednesday, 18 December 2013 22:27

Creativity Live Update from Denise

I'm delighted to report that, following her involvement in Creativity Live, Denise Salmon's book has been accepted by the Jamaican Ministry of Education subject to one or two edits. Also she has just signed with her publisher to produce a further book. So she's well on the way to achieving…
Last modified on Thursday, 19 December 2013 09:12
Wednesday, 18 December 2013 21:44

Thank You!

I'd like to thank to everyone who has helped to make the first year of this ejournal such a success. This includes all the authors, artists, subscribers and other contributors to the journal, Dr Richard Perkin our CCET Chair and our Board of Trustees, the International Editorial Board & Journal…
Last modified on Saturday, 25 January 2014 19:33
Monday, 09 December 2013 18:00

Japanese Creative Problem Solving

Want to know more about Japanese creative problem solving and KJ Ho - the most popular Japanese creative problem solving method? Then please take advantage of two opportunities this week. You can register for the second KJ Ho workshop in the UK, which is to be hosted by the University of West…
Last modified on Tuesday, 10 December 2013 12:55
Thursday, 05 December 2013 16:28

More Peruvian Adventures

Many of you have said how much you've enjoyed reading Venu's Peruvian adventures. So if you're seeking some fascinating holiday reading, take a look at her adventures on weeks seven, eight and nine! You can find all her blogs at the bottom of the home page.
Last modified on Thursday, 05 December 2013 23:40
This autumn Turner Contemporary presents the musical performance Lachrymose, which has been composed by Jon Hering and will premiere at Turner Contemporary on Saturday 23 November 2013. Lachrymose is a choral response to the conflicting emotional landscape of remembrance which commemorates the 2014 centenary of the beginning of the First…
Last modified on Wednesday, 20 November 2013 15:16
Thursday, 26 September 2013 12:09

Dr Ashfaq Ishaq judges slavery memorial for UN

The International Child Art Foundation's founder and chairman Dr. Ashfaq Ishaq was one of the five judges the United Nations had appointed for the selection of the final design for the UN Slavery Memorial. The judges met at the UN Headquarters in New York on August 26-30, 2013 to interview…
Last modified on Monday, 30 September 2013 13:01
Thursday, 26 September 2013 11:27

Return to Nepal

Award winning artists Anne Riggs and Alex Pinder, authors of Bamboo, Banyan & Bodhi, will be returning to Nepal in December for two months and will have the opportunity to spend longer with the street children involved in their first project. Anne says 'It will be good to go back,…
Monday, 24 June 2013 13:17

Never standing still

We’ve received some fantastic material for our current theme, Creativity around the World, from all over the world, which we’re constantly uploading. But we don’t intend to stand still, so we’re now inviting you to submit material for our third theme, the Development of Creativity. Once again we’ve already received…
Last modified on Monday, 24 June 2013 13:22
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 23:38

Our competition winner!

Some months ago, before the journal was launched, we sent out a questionnaire to find out what people might want from it. All the respondents were entered in a free draw and one was chosen at random to win a free annual subscription to the journal. We're delighted to announce…
Last modified on Thursday, 06 June 2013 22:45
Have a look below at this brand new video from Synectics Education Initiative. 'Build - Don't Criticise' is Part One of a series of videos currently being developed. Thanks to our Review Panel member Vincent Nolan for sharing this with us.
Last modified on Tuesday, 21 May 2013 14:39
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