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Kingston wins Creativeworks awards

Posted Monday 19 May 2014

Kingston University is delighted to announce it has been awarded two projects in the latest round of places in the Creativeworks researcher in residence scheme which enables a doctoral student or early career academic researcher to do a short-term work placement with a company from within London's creative economy.

Helen Storey/ Helen Storey Foundation and Kingston University  Life on the Outskirts: Making use and sense of a creative lifeHelen Storey Foundation

Robert Knifton, a post doctoral rsearcher in the Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture will work with the Helen Storey Foundation (HSF) – a not-for-profit arts organisation – which is seeking to catalogue its extensive and unique archive for educational and public use online.

The work will involve organising, digitising, mobilising and maximising HSF archives – to make this material accessible and available for public exhibitions and events with an educational component.

Find out more about this scheme.


National Art & design Saturday Club, masterclass with Jeremy Deller. Photo: Magnus Andersson

The Sorrell Foundation

Katherine Appleford, a lecturer in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences will work with The Sorrell Foundation – an organisation dedicated to inspiring creativity in young people.

The work will involve assessing the impact of the National Art & Design Saturday Club on young people, institutions and industry.

Find out more about this scheme.

About working with Kingston University

Creativeworks London, of which Kingston University is a partner, brings new collaborative research opportunities to London's creative businesses.

If you are interested in finding out more about potential collaborations with Kingston University in the creative economy contact one of our business development managers:

To find out more generally about services for business on offer at Kingston University, please email