Centre for Rural Creativity


Researching creative industries in remote and rural areas.

Centre for Rural Creativity

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 Production, Events Management, Fine Art, Fine Art TextilesMusic Business, Popular Music, Visual Communication and Design.

Map of Scotland showing the location of Lerwick

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

email: mark.sheridan@uhi.ac.uk
tel: +44 (0)1595 771323

Research Fellow: Dr Siún Carden

email: siun.carden@uhi.ac.uk

Administration Officer

Email: administrator.crc@uhi.ac.uk
T: +44 (0)1595 771486

Shetland College, Gremista, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0PX