NiTRO Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education


By Professor Craig Batty — While the sector has a pretty broad understanding what creative practice research is – and how its outcomes align with the ARC’s definition of research (e.g., new materials, devices, processes, understandings) – there are still conflicting views about where the new knowledge resides, even from

A recent article by Gina Fairley in ArtsHub raised a question that may be on the minds of many in art schools: ‘Is glass – and by extension other art forms . . . sustainable enough as professions to be offered at universities?’ With the much discussed closure of SCA’s