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Professor Graeme Evans

Title
Professor in Creative and Cultural Economy
College
London College of Fashion
Tags
Researcher Research
Graeme  Evans

Biography

Dr Graeme Evans is Professor of Creative & Cultural Economy based at London College of Fashion, a university wide post which is geared towards the move of the College to Stratford in 2022 and the development of research opportunities and collaborations arising from this relocation to East Bank.

He currently leads a major 5 year AHRC-funded project: The Business of Fashion Textiles & Technology (www.bftt.org.uk) under the Industrial Strategy Creative Clusters programme. As Principal Investigator/Project Director he coordinates a team of Co-Investigators and Researchers at UAL (LCF, Chelsea), Cambridge, Leeds, Loughborough and Queen Mary London universities, with industry partners from Asos, John Smedley, Clarks, Selfridges, Holition, V&A Museum and a host of SMEs in fashion design, textiles and fashtech, including VR/AI, new materials development and sustainability.

Graeme also coordinates an AHRC Research Network on Waste Innovation working with artists , designers, waste authorities and environmental and bio-materials scientists. His forthcoming publications include an edited book on Mega Events (Routledge) based on a RSA research network award.

Grants and awards

(Figures indicate amount awarded to UAL)

  • Arts and Humanities Research Council, The Business of Fashion, Textiles & Technology (BFTT), £5,450,000.00, (2018-2023)
  • Arts and Humanities Research Council, The Business of Fashion, Textiles and Technology Collaborative R&D Partnership, £1,934,567.41, (2018-2023)
  • Research England, Performing Productivity in the Thames Estuary Production Corridor, £50,000.00, (2019-2019)
  • Arts and Humanities Research Council, smART cities and waste: Developing an arts-led interdisciplinary network for waste management and treatment innovation, £45,000.00, (2017-2018)
  • Arts and Humanities Research Council, smART cities and waste: Developing an arts-led interdisciplinary network for waste management and treatment innovation, £6,258.54, (2017-2018)

Research Outputs

Article

Teaching

Current research students

  • Millie Van Der Byl Williams, Self and Agency in the Arts and Dementia Care (Lead supervisor)

Subjects

Architecture, spatial and interior design
Business & management, and science
Curation and culture