NiTRO + Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education

Edition 36

It is my pleasure to welcome you to this edition of NITRO, which focuses on the Design aspect of the broad Creative Arts.

Research conducted by the University of Newcastle is highlighting the impact of COVID-19 on arts and culture in the Hunter region. The report explores the effect that COVID-19 has had on  employment, income, social cohesion, audience reach and creative expression. Amongst the findings, the report reveals that: 60% of survey

ANU, University of Tasmania and the Auckland University of Tasmania are all advertising for staff in creative arts disciplines. ANU is seeking a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Contemporary Art: closing date 15 August; further information at: The University of Tasmania is advertising for an Associate Researcher in Timber Product

Director of Clemenger BBDO Robert Morgan has been announced as the new Chair of the Australia Council. Mr Morgan was formerly Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of the Clemenger Group, Australia’s largest advertising and marketing communications network. He is a long-term Director of the Sydney Swans and  served on the Board

The Australia Council has released a new report on the connections between digital technology, arts and cultural participation. The report which was produced by the Australia Council and the Arts Council Singapore, reveals that audience expectations, creative participation and organisation of creative endeavour have all been affected by advances in

Event date: 8-10 December 2021Event location: University of Sydney, SydneyWebsite: The goals of the 2021 conference are: To create a platform for the region’s art professionals to gather, to share their professional research and experiences, and to conduct a collective discussion about the broader conditions underpinning art scholarship in the region