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Knowledge Transfer: Linking Arts and Humanities with the Creative Industries Susan Lansdowne AHRC Knowledge Transfer Programme Manager
The AHRC Who we are What we do Our Knowledge Transfer Strategy What it is What it covers Delivering the Strategy Current Knowledge Transfer Schemes Future support The Way Ahead
The Arts and Humanities Research Council The AHRC was established on 1 st April 2005 by Royal Charter and replaced the Arts and Humanities Research Board Research Council status underlined the importance of high quality research in the arts and humanities to the cultural, creative and economic life of the nation Contribute to the shaping of national policy in relation to the arts and humanities
The AHRC’s Role and Remit Provide support for high quality research and postgraduate training in the arts and humanities with UK HEI sector Promote awareness of importance of arts and humanities research and its role in understanding ourselves, our society and the world around us Ensure wider dissemination of research for economic social and cultural benefit of UK and beyond Contribute to shaping of national policy
AHRC’s Budget £83m (2005/06) Of which £35.5m Research Awards £33.5m Postgraduate Awards £9.5m Museums and Galleries Awards
AHRC’s Subject Community Huge Subject Domain Humanities e.g. history, archaeology. modern languages, English literature, philosophy, law, religious studies Visual arts and media e.g. painting, sculpture, digital and interactive art, textiles, product and furniture design, communications, cultural and media studies Music and performing arts e.g. musical composition and performance, performance history and practice of theatre, dance and film.
AHRC’s Subject Community Around 12,000 (23%) active researchers in the disciplines covered by the AHRC in UK HEIs (2001 RAE Exercise) 7000 of these in top-rated departments Several hundred more researchers in the national museums and galleries
AHRC’s Knowledge Transfer Definition: To exploit fully the new knowledge and learning that is generated in HEIs, it has to be applied to areas of life where it can make a difference
AHRC’s broad definition of KT encompasses : Business interactions Knowledge interactions with other audiences e.g. museums and galleries, heritage sector Research that informs public policy High-quality content for print, film and broadcasting media that is derived from arts and humanities research Performances and exhibitions through which the outcomes of this research are experienced
Developing KT Strategy: current support Collaborative Doctoral Awards Scheme Sponsorship of RCUK’s Business Plan Competition Sponsorship of DTI’s Knowledge Transfer Partnership product Knowledge Catalyst Knowledge Transfer Fellowships
Developing KT Strategy: current support Strategic Research Programmes Impact Fellowships Dissemination Scheme Research workshops and networks programme in the Nature of Creativity, co-sponsored by ACE, ESRC and DTI AHRC/DCMS Task Group on Research and Knowledge Transfer for the Creative Industries
Developing KT Strategy: planned support Collaborative R&D funding programme for arts and humanities and the CIs Research Exchange Network (REN) Integrated strategy for Museums and Galleries
The Way Forward Funds earmarked for KT to grow by 69% over period 2005/06 - 2007/08 Developing appropriate measures of impact e.g. impact fellowships, sector-interaction studies, finisher data from programmes, qualitative feedback on strategies Task Group on Research and KT final report due January 2007 will feed into the DCMS’s Creative Economy Programme (www.cep.culture.gov.uk) Continue to work together to enhance current good practice in KT and build understanding
Knowledge Transfer: Linking Arts and Humanities with the Creative Industries Susan Lansdowne AHRC Knowledge Transfer Programme Manager firstname.lastname@example.org www.ahrc.ac.uk/about/ke/knowledge.asp
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