heritage - AmbITion

5 Life Lessons Learnt: Abbot House’s Organisational Development Grant

By Devon McHugh
27 February 2014

With its distinctive coral-pink harled exterior and lovely medieval garden, Abbot House is an unmissable visitor experience at the centre of Dunfermline’s fine heritage quarter. Currently in a transitional period, the heritage centre applied in 2013 for an Organisational Development Grant to help upgrade the digital skills and provision for staff, allowing them to better promote Abbot House as a dynamic cultural centre for the exploration of Scotland’s medieval past.

Digital Culture: How arts and culture organisations in England use technology

By Dr Hannah Rudman
25 November 2013

Following a survey of Arts Council England’s regularly funded organisations in 2013, this report maps where England’s arts, culture and heritage organisations are at. This survey will repeated in the coming two years. This first year’s report paints a rich picture of how arts and cultural organisations in England are making use of digital technologies in […]

Sustainable cultural AmbITions for a low carbon transition

By Dr Hannah Rudman
27 September 2013

Today the IPCC published its 5th report to confirm that by 2100, the average projection for how much warming will occur is expected to be slightly above the 2 degrees C threshold, considered to be the temperature above which it is considered that climate change will damage the global environment: as well as the damage […]

Hannah Rudman joins international thought leaders at Shift Happens V

By Dr Hannah Rudman
3 June 2013

I’m very excited to be speaking at 2013 Shift Happens V – I’ve spoken at 2 previous Shifts, and this year’s line up seems to embody the very notion of Shift: asking thought leaders from a wide range of spheres to show and provoke thinking and action in how shift can happen in the arts, […]