NiTRO + Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education

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Share your research, teaching and learning experiences and expertise.

NiTRO – Creative Matters provides an opportunity to share your research, experiences, musings and learnings with a community that may benefit from your insights or engage with you on matters you are currently working with.

Each edition focuses on one theoretical work and one creative work. If you have an upcoming publication or a project you would like us to showcase, please let us know.

Contribute your views on current systems and practices in relation to creative practice research.

Be part of debates as they take shape locally and internationally. This is your vehicle to discuss and shape the future direction of tertiary creative arts. Help us make it relevant to your needs and the messages that you wish to convey.

Exchange news, events and opportunities in creative arts.

Profile your events, conferences and postgraduate student opportunities. Let us know about job opportunities, awards and prizes. Let us know of upcoming performances and exhibitions that might be of interest to our community.

Get in touch with the editor with news, proposals for issue themes, topics for discussion, reviews and opportunities for our community.

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We want to support the wonderful work Peak Bodies in the disciplines we represent are doing. We’re interested in the work you’re doing with and for your membership. Let us know how we can promote and support your activities.

Letters to the Editor

The current Editor of Creative Matters is Smiljana Glisovic. Please write to her with ideas, suggestions, and responses to anything published on the platform. She would love to hear from you and facilitate a conversation amongst the community.