PGR Workshop Series 2016/17: Workshop 1 ‘Draw Out’ 30.11.16

  Building on the momentum from our successful Creative Connections event in summer 2016, East Midlands Writing PAD are running a series of termly workshops for PGR students at DMU, building on the themes of visual, tactile and creative research … Continue reading

Creative Connections 5th July at DMU (1): a postgraduate research student perspective

On the 5th July East Midlands Writing PAD held their first event for DMU postgraduate research students: Creative Connections.  Here’s the first of our blog posts about the day: more to follow, including some video clips featuring the workshops and … Continue reading

Creative Connections: DMU Postgraduate Research & Writing Conference

On Tuesday 5th July East Midlands Writing PAD will be holding a Creative Connections event at DMU: a day of creative, playful workshops including collaborative writing, drawing, lego and collage. Creative Connections will offer DMU Postgraduate Research students and supervisors … Continue reading

ARLG at DMU – Identifying your transferable skills for development: a visual odyssey

Thanks to Charlotte Heppel of Random House Archives for this blog post. On the 10th March, I was fortunate enough to attend the recent ARLG event at De Montfort University– Stepping Up, Stepping Out: Developing Your Skills and Your Career! … Continue reading

Reframing Artists: workshops with Fine Art students Nov/Dec 2015

  Following a hiatus over the Christmas period, we’re back with a new application of the Reframing technique.  Staff in Fine Art asked Writing PAD to work with their students on the development of ideas surrounding a chosen artist.  The … Continue reading

Exploring 3rd Year Essay Topics in Interior Design: another day, another Reframing Workshop…5.11.15

For the 3rd year in a row, Rebecca Graaff asked Writing PAD (Julia & Kaye) to work with her Interior Design students to develop ideas for their final year essays. Again, the Reframing technique was used, with students working on … Continue reading