1st Steering Group Meeting

The first steering group meeting of the RE-DrAW research consortium took place on the 30/11/2013 in the premises of the Arts Council of Wales (Cardiff Bay).

Attendees: Prof. Hamish Fyfe (Creative Exchange Wales Network – USW), Prof. Douglas Tudhope (Hyper Media Research Unit -USW), Prof. Khalid Al-Begain (Centre of Excellence in Mobile Applications and Services – USW), Prof. David (Digital World Research Centre UoS), Ms Elin Haf Jones (Mercator Institute for Media, Languages and Culture, Abersytwyth University), Dr. Owain Kerton (USW) and Dr. Andreas Vlachidis (USW).

The group discussed issues relating to i) Contract and Financial arrangements ii) Progress to date iii) Methods of Dissemination iv) Preparations for the 1st R&D Fund for the Arts in Wales Workshop v) AHRC Showcase event application.

The group concluded on the pairing arrangements between consortium members and funded projects. Based on research interests, previous experience and personal preferences the following pairs were decided

  • NoFit State Circus: Daniel Cunliffe and Elin Jones
  • Sibrwd – Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru: Elin Jones and David Frohlich
  • Taikabox: Hamish Fyfe and Khalid-Al Begain
  • UCAN Go: Khalid-Al Begain and David Frohlich

The group also concluded on the topics for discussion during the pairing session of the 1st R&D Fund for the Arts in Wales Workshop. It was decided that the research plan should be focused on the topics of: i) Motivation ii) Research Question iii) Methodology iv) Timetable