Welcome - Professor Murray Pittock, Vice Principal, Head of the College of Arts
The Glasgow Life Partnership: combining some of Glasgow's greatest assets
The Cutting Edge of Knowledge Exchange
Prof Murray Pittock, Head of the College of Arts, welcomes you to the first Newsletter aimed at stimulating Knowledge Exchange activity.
The unique relationship between Glasgow Life and the University of Glasgow has the capacity to establish the image of the City of Culture as an International City of Cultural Excellence.
A curator for European costumes and textiles in Glasgow Museums, Rebecca Quinton is also the convenor of a new course attracting students from across the globe. Rebecca explains the role she has between two organisations and the benefits of Knowledge Exchange.
A group of academics in the College of Arts are paving the way to develop resources to support the teaching of Scottish History in the classroom. They have been engaging with the teaching support associations and teachers in the classrooms to ensure the best possible resources for teaching and learning.
With the anniversary of Bannockburn a mere two years away, Archaeologists from the College of Arts are developing a series with the BBC that is set to present an unparalleled insight to the occurrences 700 years ago.
The College of Arts provides a broad range of materials for teaching. We are keen to deliver tailored Continuing Professional Development programmes to suit your requirements.
The Annandale Distillery has risen from the ruins of a distillery that ceased Whisky production in 1930. The distillery has worked with the College of Arts on three different projects and is a partner in the Centre for Robert Burns Studies.
Expert linguists from the College of Arts have helped launch a new instructional software programme to aid adult literacy and language teaching programmes and help teach English to non-native speakers.
Prof Lynn Abrams was funded using a First Step Award of £5,000 to research the tenant experience within social housing on behalf of East Kilbride District Housing Association social housing.
Innovation Funding Vouchers have been developed to enable organisations to engage with the College of Arts. The Vouchers buy out academic time to address an issue or challenge that an organisation might be faced with.
Developing a long-term partnership with the College of Arts
€billions of funding is available to networks of academics and non-Higher Education Institutes across the globe. Would your organization be interested in partnering with the College of Arts to tap into these funding opportunities?
Are you a PhD graduate from an Arts discipline or are you an employer of an Arts PhD graduate? Would you like to learn of the benefits of employing an Arts PhD graduate? If so, we would like to hear from you.
Shared studentships are ideal for developing partnerships between Universities and non-academic organisations. Two doctoral students provide an insight to the application based research they embarked upon with the Glasgow Film Theatre and Glasgow Jazz Festival.
The College of Arts will be opening its doors to hold its inaugural Industry Day May 2013. Hear from a range of organisations that have already benefitted from engaging with the College and meet the academics that are keen to work with you.