EMERGING SCHOLARS (RHDs/ECRs)
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
WORKSHOP
Stuart Cunningham
Director ARC Centre of Excellence for Cr...
Introduction to the day

• Introduction to the workshop organising team: Stuart
  Cunningham, Julian Thomas, Chris Wilson,...
The CCI research agenda

•   A broad, multi-disciplinary, problem-oriented, mission to contribute to a more
    dynamic an...
Program 1 – Crisis in Innovation

• Improved understanding and recognition of the
  nature and extent of the creative indu...
Program 2 – Creative Workforce

• Improved understanding and recognition of the
  value of education and training for a ‘c...
Program 3 – Citizen Consumer

• Demonstrations of the social, economic and cultural
  value of digital literacy, digital c...
Program 4 – Enterprise Formation and
Sustainability
• Improved understanding and demonstrations of
  models for sustainabl...
Program 5 – Legal and Regulatory
Impasses and Innovations
• Influence and impact on understanding and policy
  around digi...
Program 6 – International Creative Content
Cultures and Australian Advantage
• International leadership in broadening and ...
Second Stage: now to 2013

• We shift our focus (not our objectives) to gain greater
  depth, intensity, and critical mass...
Projects with a substantial component of
conceptual work or theory-building
•   Cultural Science - An intensive dialogue a...
Projects with substantial components of
methodological innovation
• Digital futures - Understanding Australian uses of the...
Projects whose focus is predominantly on
applications
•   Benchmarker - Creative industries data for business, industry,
 ...
Where do you fit in?
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RHD Workshop, Stuart Cunningham

  1. 1. EMERGING SCHOLARS (RHDs/ECRs) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP Stuart Cunningham Director ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
  2. 2. Introduction to the day • Introduction to the workshop organising team: Stuart Cunningham, Julian Thomas, Chris Wilson, Jessica Coates, Rebekah Denning • The CCI research agenda • Ideas Jam report back – Kate Morrison • Discussion: What is your understanding of the CCI research agenda, and how can the professional development opportunities for RHDs/ECRs be enhanced in the context of that agenda?
  3. 3. The CCI research agenda • A broad, multi-disciplinary, problem-oriented, mission to contribute to a more dynamic and inclusive innovation system in Australia and internationally by identifying and addressing gaps and weaknesses in the innovation ‘value-chain’ • a ‘value chain’ that – starts with sizing and sensing the dimensions and dynamics of the sector, – seeks to intervene in education and training, including higher education, – creates ways of addressing bottlenecks in content generation and dissemination, – assists in improving the business structures and practices of creative enterprises, – examines policy settings and regulatory regimes for better outcomes for creators and consumers alike, and – engages with Australia’s place in the region and with its most important export markets and cultural partners.
  4. 4. Program 1 – Crisis in Innovation • Improved understanding and recognition of the nature and extent of the creative industries and ‘creative economy’ • 1.1 - Creative Economy Mapping • 1.2 - Evolutionary Economics of Creative Industries • 1.3 - Broadband Public Policy in Australia • 1.4 - Creative Resources as Inputs to the Health Sector • 1.5 - The Commons – Social value and the public interest in shared resources
  5. 5. Program 2 – Creative Workforce • Improved understanding and recognition of the value of education and training for a ‘creative workforce’ • 2.1 - New Learning Lab • 2.2 - Creative Commons Clinic
  6. 6. Program 3 – Citizen Consumer • Demonstrations of the social, economic and cultural value of digital literacy, digital content innovation, and user-led innovation in diverse settings • 3.1 - Youthworx • 3.2 - New Literacy, New Audiences • Federation Fellowship: John Hartley
  7. 7. Program 4 – Enterprise Formation and Sustainability • Improved understanding and demonstrations of models for sustainable enterprises in the creative sector • 4.1 - Business of Creativity • 4.2 - Business Process Management • 4.3 - Enabling Technologies • 4.4 - Standards and Metadata • 4.5 - Firm strategy and innovation in the Creative Industries
  8. 8. Program 5 – Legal and Regulatory Impasses and Innovations • Influence and impact on understanding and policy around digital content and the legal and regulatory impediments to growth • 5.1 - Creative Commons and Open Content Licensing • 5.2 - Digital Liberty • 5.3 - Content Control and Digital Television
  9. 9. Program 6 – International Creative Content Cultures and Australian Advantage • International leadership in broadening and extending the innovation system and the place within it of digital content and the creative industries • 6.1 - Digital Futures • 6.2 - Development of the Creative Industries in China • 6.3 - IP Law in Asia • 6.4 - Creative Industries and the Development Agenda • 6.5 - Cultural Economy
  10. 10. Second Stage: now to 2013 • We shift our focus (not our objectives) to gain greater depth, intensity, and critical mass in fundamental and interdisciplinary research in creative innovation, and international linkages with complementary centres of excellence across the world. At the same time we will improve our capacity to generate commercialisable outcomes, research consultancy services, knowledge transfer, and further end-user links, that will sustain the Centre beyond ARC funding.
  11. 11. Projects with a substantial component of conceptual work or theory-building • Cultural Science - An intensive dialogue at the level of first principles between cultural/communication studies (‘new humanities’) and evolutionary economics, focusing on evolutionary theory, complexity and network studies, and game(s) theory, to establish an interdisciplinary approach to creative innovation and the growth of knowledge in social networks • Evolutionary economics of creative industries - Continuing theoretical research on the evolutionary economic foundations of cultural science • Actually existing innovation - Theoretically informed, cross-disciplinary, strategic case studies of R&D and innovation in the creative industries, and innovation through creative input into the broader economy • Creative transformations in Asia - Creative innovation and the ‘Asian century’ • Law for creative innovation - Law as an enabler of creativity: productive regulation • Cultural Infrastructure and the Information Commons - Social value and the public interest in shared resources • Urban narrative - Developing urban and built environments around life stories
  12. 12. Projects with substantial components of methodological innovation • Digital futures - Understanding Australian uses of the Internet in a global frame • Mapping the creative economy - Evidence-based policy and industry analysis • Spatial network analysis in the games industry - Testing network analysis in the creative economy • Mapping the Pro-Am interface - Visualising online social networks
  13. 13. Projects whose focus is predominantly on applications • Benchmarker - Creative industries data for business, industry, government and researchers • Creative Business Process Management - Handling complexity in production processes • Broadband services 2015 - Innovation in publicly-funded broadband services • Content control and the future of television - Distributed creativity, digital rights, and control over content • Creative Workforce 2.0 - Developing ‘human capital’ for the creative century • Youthworx 2.0 - Creative media for social inclusion and youth employment • Risk and representation - Under what conditions is exposure to digital risk good for children?
  14. 14. Where do you fit in?

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