NiTRO Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education

Edition 24

Sydney Festival Artistic Director Wesley Enoch has officially launched the University of Sydney’s new Creativity in Research, Engaging the Arts, Transforming Education (CREATE) Centre. The Centre, which will emphasise the centrality of creativity and the arts to learning, includes partnerships with Sydney Theatre Company; Diversity Arts; Bell Shakespeare; WestWords, Sydney Opera

Event Dates: 18 October 2019Event Location: Sydney Town HallWebsite: Sydney Conservatorium of Music and Bunuba Cultural Enterprises present Jandamarra – Sing for the Country, the story of Jandamarra, a young Bunaba Aboriginal man from the Kimberley in Western Australia, who was a warrior and courageous leader for his people.

ANU is inviting applications for a Senior Lecturer in Design, and for lecturer and senior lecturer positions in its School of Art and Design, and for a lecturer in Music Technology in the School of Music. Further details on the Design SL position are available at: School of Arts

Conference dates: 21 – 23 April 2020Call for papers deadline: 21 October 2019Website: Quality in Postgraduate Research (QPR) is the world’s biggest and longest-standing conference on doctoral education. QPR 2020 will focus on the issue of success in doctoral training and education. This call for contributions includes proposals for round table

Newcastle’s Critical Animals symposium will take place this year at The Lock Up in Newcastle as part of the “This is not Art” festival. The symposium, which brings together students, researchers, writers, artists, academics and thinkers that are involved in creative and experimental art practices, will focus on the topics of

Event date: 18 October 2019Event location: Australian Research Council Majura Theatre, 11 Lancaster Place, Majura Park, Canberra.Website: Humanities, arts and social sciences research is increasingly data-intensive and the Australian Research Council’s LIEF scheme performs an important role in the Australian research infrastructure ecosystem. This workshop will feature presentations and

The Conservatorium of Music, Melbourne University is advertising for a Lecturer in Music to build on the Conservatorium’s distinguished tradition of music performance and commitment to training skilled instrumental and vocal teachers. The position includes teaching a range of subjects within the Master of Music (Performance Teaching) degree. The position, to

Congratulations to Swinburne University animation lecturer and comic artist Darren Fisher who was selected from more than 150 applicants to receive one of the ABC’s 2019 Top 5 Humanities and Social Sciences Media Residencies. Dr Fisher will use his two-week residency at ABC RN to educate the public on the

On a recent visit to the Tate Modern in London I noticed the slogan on the entrance “Art Changes - We Change”. It is a poignant and timely reminder that whatever we have achieved in terms of establishing practice-led creative research degrees here in Australia, they are only

Harvard University has just opened a new laboratory devoted to research into art creation and interdisciplinary creativity. The Art Lab will include students, staff and visiting artists involved in art making and “creating on the spot”. The official opening featured dancers, musicians, video and photo artists highlighting the interdisciplinary nature