Monthly Archives: April 2010

Quilts, Pixels and the V & A

ShareTweet I spent a really pleasant hour at the Quilts 1700 – 2010 exhibition yesterday, which showcases a wide range of quilts, some of historical significance, others more utilitarian and reflective of a more frugal past, and yet others making … Continue reading

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Ignite Liverpool

ShareTweet I really enjoyed presenting at Ignite Liverpool on Thursday night – to me, this was a new format, presenting 20 slides in 5 minutes with an automatic slide change every 15 seconds.  It’s best described by WimpyKing.  I took … Continue reading

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Research seminar in Salford

ShareTweet Thanks to Frances Bell for organising this event yesterday for ISOS, Salford University’s Information Systems, Organisations and Society Research Centre in the very well appointed Think Lab.  I really enjoyed the discussion afterwards, thanks to the group for some … Continue reading

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Good company?

ShareTweet I often write about entrepreneurial identity in  my academic work, challenging the idea of the ‘entrepreneur hero’ stereotype.  I was amused to read on the back cover of Alexandra Kollontais’s Love of Worker Bees (Virago Modern Classics, 1999), that  … Continue reading

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Universities and the Creation of Value in the Creative Industries

ShareTweet A slightly belated post, but just before Easter I participated in the Higher Education and the Creative Economy Conference held at Southampton on 23-24 March.  I’m pleased to see that we are getting more recognition at Southampton for our … Continue reading

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