Dr Tamsyn Dent presents at Triple Helix conference

On the 28th of June 2022, Dr Tamsyn Dent presented results from the DISCE project at the 20th Triple Helix conference hosted by the University of Florence in Italy. The paper, in collaboration with Dr Lauren England and Dr Roberta Comunian, explored the role of higher education institutions in shaping and developing creative ecosystem using the example of two UK case studies: Dundee and Chatham.

The presentation was part of an international special session, chaired by Prof. Elisa Salvador (Professor of Innovation and Creativity at ESSCA School of Management (France) and co-organised with Dr Roberta Comunian from CMCI on “Cultural and Creative Industries and the challenge of Sustainable Development: opportunities for universities, policy, industries and communities”. The focus of the conference was on the connections between universities, industry and government.

A special issue of the journal Industry & Higher Education, connected to the special session is open for submissions (deadline 31st of October 2022), for more information: