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The Ethics of Emergent Creativity

Centre for Post-Digital Cultures

A new chapter by Dr Janneke Adema, Research Fellow Digital Media (Centre for Postdigital Cultures) is out on ‘The Ethics of Emergent Creativity: Can We Move Beyond Writing as Human Enterprise, Commodity and Innovation?’


Call For Papers: Dance and The Archive

Centre for Dance Research

Dance has long been regarded as an art form that is challenging to archive because the “time-based phenomenology of dance is a challenge for dance archivists” (Oke 2017, 197)


Edible insects and food sustainability

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

Could edible insects play an important role in tackling a growing global humanitarian problem?


Four types of employees who are potential insider threats

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

Academics have identified four types of employees who can become a threat to their companies – and explained the reasons why their workplace behaviour declines.

Researchers from the Universities of Glasgow and Coventry found organisational change within a company can act as an important trigger prompting even loyal and longstanding employees’ behaviour to worsen.


CAWR Newsletter

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

In each monthly edition of our newsletters, we will be asking one of our researchers in CAWR to shed some light on their research.


BES funded Jewellery Study makes impact in the industry

Centre for Business in Society

Prof. Marylyn Carrigan presented the key findings of her study into responsible business practices in SMEs, using the Birmingham Jewellery Quarter as an example, in front of several high profile practitioners from the jewellery industry as part of the seminar: “What’s in it for me? Raising Standards in the Jewellery Industry”.


CBiS hosts first network event on comparative Policy approaches in the Regional Development of the Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV) Sector

Centre for Business in Society

Led by Dr Jason Begley (SURGE) this Regional Studies Association funded research network is tasked with comparing and contrasting the development of the Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV) sector in three regions in which the participating partner institutions are located – Piedmont, Italy, Upper Silesia & Małopolska, Poland and the West Midlands, UK. 


Dr Nick Henry and Dr Paul Sissons to to map and analyse data on bank lending

Centre for Business in Society

Dr Nick Henry and Dr Paul Sissons have won a contract with Big Society Capital, Citi Bank, Community Investment Coalition and Unity Trust Bank to map and analyse the newly released UK data on bank lending to individuals and businesses.


Professor Jane Coad on BBC Panorama

Centre for Innovative Research Across the Life Course

Professor Jane Coad appeared on BBC 1 Panorama yesterday evening, called Fighting for My Child, which covered the emotional and emotive issue of families caring for young children with severe complex and life limited needs.


C-DaRE Seeking Researchers

This message is an effort to reach thinkers, scholars and artists whose ideas and work do not, at first glance, seem to intersect with our work. To seek surprising connections; to build new relationships that are mutually beneficial, and that might lead to unlikely collaborations. 


The Circular Economy and Sustainability: A Social Movement

Centre for Business in Society

On July 11th CBiS held ‘The circular economy: transitioning to sustainability?’ conference at the TechnoCentre. In collaboration with CReiMS (Centre for Research in Marketing and Society), Sheffield University Management School and the Academy of Marketing Sustainability SIG, the one day conference played host to over 80 delegates drawn from across Europe and UK, including academics and practitioners.


Call for Proposals; body ^ space ^ object ^ memory ^ identity Symposium

Centre for Dance Research

Following on from last year’s Memory ^ sentiment ^ body ^ space ^ object, this year’s event builds on the collaboration between the Centre for Dance Research (C-DaRE) and researchers in the School of Art and Design, and invites contributions from scholars and practitioners from across the arts and humanities. This one-day symposium will address how performers, artists and designers suggest the relationship of individuals to their surroundings. 


International Association of Knowledge Management

Centre for Business in Society

Dr Alexeis Garcia-Perez recently ran a doctoral workshop in the lead up to the 17th European Conference on Knowledge Management.


7/7 Reflections

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

Ten years on from devastating events of 7/7, the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations at Coventry University take a look at where we are now. A decade in reflection.


Coventry University secure NATEP funding for Aerospace Innovation

The Centre for Transport & Mobility here at Coventry University, working with Muretex Ltd, are one of eight Midlands aerospace innovation projects to secure £900,000 match funding.


ESRC Keywords 'Ethics' Seminar: Findings

Centre for Business in Society

The recent ESRC keywords ‘ethics’ seminar has published a report detailing the findings of the session.


Alpaslan Özerdem to be honoured with International Peace Medal

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

Alpaslan Özerdem, Co-Director for the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, is to be honoured with the International Peace Medal of the Peace Corps of Nigeria. 


Dr. Sarah Cassidy Awarded ESRC Future Research Leaders Grant

Centre for Advances in Behavioural Science

Atypical Development Theme Lead Dr. Sarah Cassidy is among the 40 winners of a Future Research Leaders grant.


Ghent and Coventry University Explore International Collaboration

The Centre for Communities and Social Justice were pleased to host colleagues from Ghent University, with a view to developing a collaborative relationship between CCSJ and the Deprtment of Social Work and Social Pedagogy. 


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