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  1. Vocabulary of agency: development and assessment of a generic conceptual framework to guide action-oriented research in multiple domains

    Dash, D. P.
    The study has produced a generic conceptual framework for action-oriented research to guide such research in multiple domains of application. The conceptual framework has been expressed in terms of the "vocabulary of agency." It contains the notions of agency, enhancing agency, resource, roles, mobility, form of interaction, agency-enhancing device, local learning, global learning, operational coupling, etc. The conceptual framework has been subjected to a multi-stage process of assessment. The assessment shows that the conceptual framework has a certain generality in addressing a whole range of issues being discussed in management systems thinking and action research fields. Besides, the framework also...

  2. Streams of consciousness

    Goffin, Jeremy
    The project is based around letting go of the creative process. Most of these have never seen the light of day. The beauty of the work book process is the fact of no real judge or pressure, they are just inspired and informed by our time amongst the surf and community.

  3. Typewriter art and The Caseroom Press

    Tullett, Barrie
    Talk about Typewriter Art and The Caseroom Press, followed by Artists' Book workshop.

  4. Typography, typewriter art [lecture], Single-sided books [workshop]

    Tullett, Barrie
    A talk about Typography, Typewriter Art and a Single-Sided Book workshop given to Graphic Design Students

  5. Re-homing heritage: the heritage of forced migration in contemporary Europe

    Catalani, Anna
    This paper addresses contemporary society’s attitude and engagement towards the heritage of forced migrants: it focuses on how the notion and materiality of heritage are changing due to the recent political changes and the on-going mass movements. Specifically, it addresses the following questions: what is the material culture of the current migration and refugee crisis? how is it interpreted and represented in open spaces and contexts which are not necessarily museums or physical cultural organizations? By considering communities of refugees in the North-West England and the relevant cultural organizations which of display diasporic heritage, I argue that the recent mass...

  6. Factors affecting the investment climate, SMEs productivity and entrepreneurship in Nigeria

    Igwe, Paul A.; Amaugo, Amarachi N.; Ogundana, Oyedele M.; Egere, Odafe M.; Anigbo, Juliana A.
    In Nigeria, most of businesses operate in the form of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). SMEs play a significant role in the economic development of many nations. This paper employs current perspectives to examine the factors affecting investment, productivity and growth of SMEs by employing the World Bank Enterprise Survey in Nigeria. It explored five main factors affecting investment and productivity in Nigeria as follows: education of the labour force, access to infrastructure, access to finance, size of firms and other business climate variables. Other business climate variables are insecurity, bribe or corruption, the amount of time that businesses spend...

  7. Devising music

    Efthymiou, Litha
    The work that forms the body of this research includes: Compositions: • 'Myisi' for flute, electronics and dance (2015) • 'Rituals to Mould Her With' for harpsichord, electronics and dance (2017) Article: • Devising an Opera: Myisi (2017) This body of work examines the impact of devised theatre practices on two multimedia works: 'Rituals to Mould Her With' and 'Myisi'. The practice-based research uncovered the various ways in which collaboration with an interdisciplinary team of artists, historians and musicologists, within the context of a devised process, impacted the music’s structure, harmonic backbone and use of extended techniques. The accompanying article charts the four main devising phases of...

  8. Reimagining old Hispanic melisma

    Efthymiou, Litha
    The works that form the body of this research include: • 'Moments Held' for orchestra (2017) • 'Iberian Refractions' for 2 violins (2017) • 'Present Shadows' for flute, clarinet, piano, cello and double bass (2016/2017) • 'Tread Softy' for string quartet (2015) This body of research engages with the practice of melisma in the extant manuscripts of medieval Spain and asks the question: how can the purpose and sound of Old Hispanic (OH) melisma, which is irrevocably lost, be recaptured in a modern idiom? The neume shapes that make up the repertory of OH chant (c. 500-1080) provide basic detail about the music’s melodic contour, but any rhythmic...

  9. Egg soldiers

    Efthymiou, Litha
    Egg Soldiers' (for percussion quartet) was commissioned by Kettle’s Yard for acclaimed percussion group, Ensemble Bash. It was premiered by Ensemble Bash on 6th May 2012 at Kettle’s Yard.

  10. Bustling

    Efthymiou, Litha
    Bustling (for recorder quintet) was commissioned by PRS Women Make Music and Consortium 5. It was premiered at the Wilding Festival, St. George’s Bloomsbury, 16th June 2013, with subsequent performances nationwide.

  11. Let him kiss me with the kiss of his mouth

    Efthymiou, Litha
    This piece was commissioned by Women of the World for a performance by Invicta Upper Voices at Kings Place in Oct 2016 and Oct 2017. It is set to a passage from the Song of Songs.

  12. Riversong

    Efthymiou, Litha
    'Riversong' was commissioned by PRS Foundation and Streetwise Opera. It was created for members of Streetwise Opera and musicians from ENO using text devised by the company.

  13. Dataset for 'A comparative study on crowdfunding in the United States and the United Kingdom'

    Chu, Duyen Dai
    Dataset for Paper 1 in PhD research project

  14. Press record to engage: working with student video production teams

    Kissoon, Chavan; Beggan, Andy
    With ‘technology redefining traditional notions of teaching and learning’ (HEFCE, 2016), a number of universities have embarked on Digital Transformation projects creating a landscape filled with opportunities and challenges but also one where “the different circumstances of each institution” necessitate implementing a custom solution (HEFCE, 2016). Using the example of a pilot project with student videographers, this presentation will provide insight into how Digital Transformation is being implemented at a university with a strong tradition of Student as Producer (SasP). This session will be useful for universities embarking on digital transformation and those engaging in student partnerships through showing how...

  15. Myisi [flute and electronics]

    Efthymiou, Litha
    Myisi is a multimedia opera that explores the concept of initiation. Film, theatre and music come together to create a multisensory world that transcends the traditional opera going experience. Myisi was premiered at the Tete a Tete opera festival in 2015.

  16. Myisi [flute and electronics]

    Efthymiou, Litha
    Myisi is a multimedia opera that explores the concept of initiation. Film, theatre and music come together to create a multisensory world that transcends the traditional opera going experience. Myisi was premiered at the Tete a Tete opera festival in 2015.

  17. Present shadows [flute, clarinet, piano, cello, double bass]

    Efthymiou, Litha
    This work builds on exploration into the static quality of Old Hispanic melisma. The piece aims to evoke a sense of stasis through establishing central points of focus, a chromatic macroharmony, and through the use of some of the parameters of Vertical Time, such as alternation and expansion and contraction.

  18. Present shadows [flute, clarinet, piano, cello, double bass]

    Efthymiou, Litha
    This work builds on exploration into the static quality of Old Hispanic melisma. The piece aims to evoke a sense of stasis through establishing central points of focus, a chromatic macroharmony, and through the use of some of the parameters of Vertical Time, such as alternation and expansion and contraction.

  19. Moments held

    Efthymiou, Litha
    Old Hispanic chant (from c.500-1080) is preserved today in un-pitched notation. In the last 5 years, scholars on the ERC funded Old Hispanic Office Project at the university of Bristol have unravelled some of the key musical features of this elusive repertory. At the forefront of their discoveries is the way in which melisma was used to affect perception of time passing. The composition ‘Moments Held’ for orchestra is a modern, secular, response to the temporal properties of Old Hispanic melisma. It uses devices that attempt to reinforce and develop a sense of stasis in its harmonic landscape and in...

  20. Moments held

    Efthymiou, Litha
    Old Hispanic chant (from c.500-1080) is preserved today in un-pitched notation. In the last 5 years, scholars on the ERC funded Old Hispanic Office Project at the university of Bristol have unravelled some of the key musical features of this elusive repertory. At the forefront of their discoveries is the way in which melisma was used to affect perception of time passing. The composition ‘Moments Held’ for orchestra is a modern, secular, response to the temporal properties of Old Hispanic melisma. It uses devices that attempt to reinforce and develop a sense of stasis in its harmonic landscape and in...

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