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Creative and Critical Practice


Consortium on Creative and Critical Practice (CCCP)

The Centre for Transcultural Research and Media Practice is part of a North-South Consortium on Creative and Critical Practice.



Consortium Partners: Film and Imaging Studies, Queens University, Belfast; Media Studies Research Institute, University of Ulster; Huston School of Film and Digital Media, National University of Ireland, Galway; Centre for Transcultural Research and Media Practice, Dublin Institute of Technology. 

The Consortium Aims:  

  • To provide a forum for discussion of the appropriate methodologies that might inform the conduct of the PhD via creative practice in the lens and screen- based field; 


  • To suggest models of good practice in this area for both students and supervisors;


  • To run training workshops aimed at both students and supervisors where research skills and supervisory competencies might be acquired;


  • To provide conference and exhibition opportunities for doctoral candidates to present their work and have it critiqued; 


  • To encourage cross-border collaborative project work by PhD candidates and their supervisors; 


  • To provide a web site with a bulletin board and an archiving section hosting examples of PhD practice both written and image based;


  • To seek to secure support, both within participating institutions and from external funding agencies for our work including:  the running of symposium and workshops, cross-border curricular exchange and collaborative project work, web site and publicity activity, and scholarship support for doctoral candidates in the field.  


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