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In this section you will find the latest information about the Creative Fuse North East project. This includes latest news, upcoming events and regular blog posts from our academic and industry experts.

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CAKE 36: Choose to Challenge Gender Bias in the Creative Industry

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In support of International Women’s Day, the next CAKE event – CAKE 36: Choose to challenge gender bias in the creative industry – will focus on the topic of gender bias. 

Event Summary

Date: Thursday 11th March
Time: 10am –

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Other Events

Funding Finder Workshop

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Funding Finder Workshop


Join us for this 2-part virtual workshop about securing funding aimed at those working in the creative economy of County Durham

About this Event

NOTE: Registering for this workshop will also sign you up for our funding writing hack event which will take place on February 25,

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Graduate Delivers Sweet Success for Bespoke Bakery

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Creative Fuse Placement Success

Struggling to find a suitable role in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic, University of Sunderland Journalism graduate Gemma Hirst managed to land a three-month internship with Print Cakes, supporting the business with her skills in digital marketing.

The internship was organised through the Creative Fuse North East team at University of Sunderland.

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CAKE Mix: The Art of Collaboration

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On Tuesday 23rd July, in amongst Newcastle University’s graduation celebrations, we gathered in the impressive Armstrong Building for the 32nd iteration of Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange (CAKE). This month’s theme was ‘The Art of Collaboration’, a broad topic which invited fascinating and varied interpretations from our three main speakers.

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