Centre for Rural Creativity
Researching creative industries in remote and rural areas.
The Centre for Rural Creativity supports research and knowledge exchange in the creative industries in remote and rural areas, established in 2015 with the support of Shetland Islands Council, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and Creative Scotland. Based in Shetland College UHI the Centre undertakes interdisciplinary research and acts as a focal point for the university’s teaching, knowledge exchange and engagement with the creative industries.
The centre encompasses work that can be studied and researched across the following range of courses:
Applied Music, Audio Engineering, Contemporary Filmmaking in the Highlands and Islands, Contemporary Textiles, Drama and Performance, Events Management, Fine Art, Fine Art Textiles, Music Business, Popular Music, Visual Communication and Design.
Key information and contact details
For detailed information on research staff, publications, activity and equipment at this centre please use the UHI Research Database.
Institute Director: Dr Mark Sheridan
tel: +44 (0)1595 771323
Research Fellow: Dr Siún Carden
Administration Officer: Amy Arthur
T: +44 (0)1595 771486
Shetland College, Gremista, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0PX