• Every Sherlock needs their Watson

    Gamze Koseoglu     |      March 25, 2022

    While the self-styled ‘creatives’ in firms and agencies have little in common with truly creative people, they also benefit from the help and advice offered to many historical – and fictional – figures in the arts and sciences.

  • The value of creativity

    Ben Knight     |      October 16, 2021

    What is creativity, and why is it essential in our lives?

  • Measuring creativity

    Margaret Webb     |      June 29, 2021

    How do you go about measuring the multifaceted and unique human quality that is creativity without killing it completely? New research aims to do just that.

  • What’s the big idea?

    Courtney Lock     |      November 28, 2020

    COVID-19 narrowed our activity, interactions and experiences, making our lives smaller and more mundane. How can people get their creative mojo back for 2021?

  • Creativity is key to arts, work and science

    Open Forum     |      July 24, 2020

    Australian schools and universities should increase their emphasis on teaching creativity, as new research shows it is a core competency across all disciplines and critical for ensuring future job success.

  • Why it is (almost) impossible to teach creativity

    Robert Nelson     |      November 30, 2018

    Australians are always told to become more creative to compete in a fast changing economy, but creativity, by its very nature, is somewhat irresponsible and may be impossible to teach in a culture of learning outcomes.

  • The capitalist chains of creativity

    David Beer     |      November 7, 2018

    Has capitalism co-opted our creative juices to merely perpetuate itself? Oli Mould’s new book ‘Against Creativity’ suggests that modern conceptions of creativity are limiting our ability to conceive alternatives.