creative thinking in research

Overview

This course explores the art of creative thinking as a way to enhance research and its multi/interdisciplinary potential.  The focus is on using poetry and art as a way to enhance multidisciplinary thinking and networking.  At the end of every workshop there will be a pop-up exhibition.

Feedback from PGR (Social Science and Arts backgrounds) students about this course at: 

Cardiff University (2019) reported a 38% increase in confidence in innovating new ideas on the research journey (This group included qualitative and quantitative PGR students)

Feedback from Art & Design Masters students about this course at: 

UWTSD (2018) reported 95% for enhancing creative thinking; 93% for enhancing wellbeing; 99% enhances student participation & 92.5% enhancing research practice.

Learning Outcomes

Enhanced skills in innovating new ideas in research 

Enhanced skills in developing multidisciplinary thinking in

research

Enhanced knowledge of how to deal with stress