Posted on: 31st January, 2014
17th March, 2008
The London Centre for Arts and Cultural Exchange and the Economic and Social Sciences Research Council (ESRC) held an event which examined how social sciences research connects with the arts and cultural industries. The knowledge exchange and networking event was aimed at cultural industries practitioners, policy-makers and university staff. Speakers presented diverse research case studies and topics which included the strengths of the Cultural Industries and ESRC funding policy and priorities.
Contributors/Speakers: Kim Evans, Heritage Lottery Fund; Sarah Weir, London 2012; Kevin Moore, ESRC; Dr Tak Wing Chan, Oxford University; Dr Amanda Claremont, University of Brighton; Dr Alison Rooke, Goldsmiths, University of London.
An all female Masters team from @UniKent tackled the issue of #plasticpollution at @Show__Code Athena Hack. The team developed an app ‘Plastix’ based on the augmented reality, machine learning and image recognition features. cs.kent.ac.uk/news.html?view… #womenintech pic.twitter.com/IkFO1VKYoU