Greg Hearn, Director of Commercial Research and Development at GALA partner, Queensland University of Technology visited Bath Spa University to discuss collaborative opportunities in the creative industries. His work focuses on policy development and R and D for new technologies and services in the creative industries. He has authored or co-authored over 20 major research reports and books, including, Public policy in knowledge-based economies (2003: Edward Elgar) and The knowledge economy handbook (2005; 2012: Edward Elgar); Knowledge policy: Challenges for the 21st Century (2008: Edward Elgar) and Action research and new media. (2008: Hampton Press). He is the leader of the Creative Workforce 2.0 program in the ARC Center of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation and an adviser on Creative Industries policy to the National Governments of South Africa, Brunei and Brazil. He is interested in linking with GALA partners to explore innovative opportunities for curriculum and research.
Photo (from left to right): Elizabeth Cameron, Professor Rob Mears, Dr Greg Hearn, Dr Laura Caulfield, Professor Ian Gadd