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20152021

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Biography

Lauren England joined DJCAD as a Baxter Fellow in Creative Economies in the summer of 2020.

Her PhD investigated professional development in craft higher education and early-career craft entrepreneurship. Lauren’s PhD was a collaborative doctorate with Crafts Council UK.

She is currently involved in projects investigating sustainable business and creative practices, the development of Creative Economies in Africa and the future of fashion design in Africa

Research interests

  • Craft entrepreneurship and the organisation of craft firms
  • Sustainability and the Circular Economy in creative industries contexts
  • Higher education and the creative economy, including pedagogical practices and creative graduates
  • Cultural and Creative Industries in developing economies, focusing on Africa
  • The role of creative intermediaries in the creative economy
  • Gender and cultural work

Expertise related to UN SDGs

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

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