NiTRO Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education

Edition 20

By Professor Clive Barstow As incoming president of the DDCA, I would like to pay my utmost respects to Professor Su Baker AM for her outstanding leadership and advocacy for the arts over many years in her capacity as president of the DDCA. Su has gained tremendous respect across so

18 March 2019 marks quite a momentous date for DDCA. At the DDCA Board meeting held on that date, Professor Su Baker  AM formally tendered her resignation as DDCA President, handing over to DDCA Vice President Professor Clive Barstow to continue the good work. As someone who has been involved

University of Western Australia’s Conservatorium of Music is looking for a Lecturer in Electronic Music and Sound Design. The Lecturer B appointment is an opportunity for an artist and academic to teach, create and research within the Electronic Music and Sound Design (EMSD) program. This is an emerging program at UWA that

Theatre and performance researcher, Professor Michael Balfour has been announced as the next head of school of Arts and Media at UNSW. He brings with him an extensive career in applied theatre including a stint at the Theatre in Prisons and Probation (TIPP) Centre, University of Manchester, one of the

Melbourne Conservatorium staff and students are busily moving in to their new home at the heart of Melbourne University’s art precinct on Southbank. The $109 million Ian Potter Southbank Centre is the centrepiece of the University’s major $200 million Southbank campus transformation. The Centre, which received major philanthropic support from

It is a great honour for me to be given the chance as incoming President of the DDCA to represent the interests of an extraordinary group of artists, designers and performers who work tirelessly to improve the quality of life for our communities through their contribution to the arts.

The ARC has now released results for the first Engagement and Impact assessment that accompanied the ERA research exercise. The E & I assessment was introduced in December 2015 by the federal government to examine how universities translate their research into economic, environmental, social, cultural and other benefits. Each Unit

The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art is on the hunt for a new Executive Director to replace Linda Mickleborough who has stepped down after being in the role since 2016. Acknowledging Linda’s contribution Max Delany, Artistic Director and CEO, said “Linda has made an outstanding contribution to ACCA’s strategic development.

Professor Neal Peres Da Costa has been appointed as Associate Dean (Research) at Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Professor Peres Da Costa joined the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 2006 and founded the Early Music Unit (of which he was Chair from 2006-2016) now the Historical Performance Division and subsequently Program