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In this section you will find regular blog posts written and published by members of the project team. The Creative Fuse North East team includes over 80 academic experts and industry specialists and they use blogging to share thinking, concepts and emerging innovation concepts being developed by the project.

Creative Fuse: A Road Trip

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At the height of England’s World Cup success Alistair Brown ,one of our Research Associates from Durham University, joined colleagues from all five North East universities at the Creative, Knowledge, Cities Conference in Bristol.

Read about how they all got on down South and how the North East might not be ready for a penalty shoot out just yet…

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Cambie + Co and The Creative Fuse Conference: Get Ready to Innovate

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Alex Hill, Founder of social media company Cambie + Co, recently took part in a Creative Fuse business innovation workshop led by Northumbria University. Get Ready to Innovate was a design-led programme which paired Alex with a team of researchers and MA students, setting her a series of design-based tasks to help Alex explore business possibilities.

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CAKE Mix 20: Maker Cake

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Our 20th Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange (CAKE) event was a special one. This celebration of North East maker communities featured quick-fire presentations exploring the intersections between craft and innovation, as well as a gallery showcase of local makers, and a social media training session from Google Digital Garage.

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Our North in 50 Songs

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Inspired by the exciting announcement of Sage Gateshead’s the #NorthIn100Songs project as part of Great Exhibition of the North, The Creative Fuse team have been trying to pull together a playlist for the occasion. The #NorthIn100Songs crowdsources the songs us northerners think encapsulate the sound of the region.

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CAKE Mix 19: Journalism – Creativity & Collaboration

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For our 19th Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange (CAKE) event, the University of Sunderland team shone a spotlight on the opportunities for blending journalism with digital technologies. The timing of this event coincided with the reporting of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, putting the importance of journalism at the forefront of our collective consciousness,

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