Please see Gareth Loudon’s latest article published in “The Conversation”, on how purpose and being creative link to happiness.
Check out the six strategies you might want to follow to enhance your creativity, that Gareth Loudon shared as part of his university work with the AHRC funded project called Clwstwr Creadigol, The project aims to put innovation at the core of media production in South Wales. The academic team is a collaboration between Cardiff University, the University of South Wales and Cardiff Metropolitan University.
This is a video of Gareth Loudon’s inaugural Professorial Lecture where he shares his thoughts on why creativity is important for our own happiness, for the happiness of others and for our learning and growth. He highlights different ways creativity can manifest, and presents some of the key factors that affect our creativity, including the role of purpose and our ‘state of being’. Finally, he reflects on the implications for how we educate our students, and how we run our organisations.
Note that he refers to a video clip in histalk of a famous try in rugby which could not be recorded for copyright reasons, so follow this link to watch it.
Gareth Loudon’s recent thoughts, published in “The Conversation”, on how creativity can bridge the divide between science and humanities education for schools, colleges and universities.
Gareth Loudon presented the keynote speech at the recent Higher Education Academy conference on creativity in STEM education, on integrating ideas from ‘design thinking’ into the STEM curricula. You can also find details on twitter under #HEASTEM18
Gareth Loudon presented some of our new research work on ‘Real-time Biofeedback of Heart Rate Variability Measures to Track and Help Improve Levels of Attention and Relaxation’ at the ACM Creativity and Cognition Conference in Singapore in June.
You can get details of the work I presented at the ACM Digital Library