Creative network IdeasTap today published the results of their annual survey, which reveal that 91% of the IdeasTap members who responded have worked for free at some stage in their career.
Creative network IdeasTap are offering to wipe £9,000 off the student debt of one of its members. IdeasTap will award the ‘Uni Fee Fund’ to the person who offers the best creative contribution to the IdeasTap network in exchange for the prize.
Old Vic New Voices’ community musical EPIDEMIC has been awarded a prestigious Royal Society for Public Health Arts Award. EPIDEMIC was supported by The Peter De Haan Charitable Trust as part of our Community and Arts Programming. Read more.
Peter De Haan has been awarded The Rothschild Medal by The Wildlife Trusts in recognition of the outstanding contribution he has made to nature conservation over the last eight years. Read more.
In partnership with the Observer, and using an expert panel of judges, NESTA have identified 50 people and organisations who are changing Britain for the better; those applying fresh approaches in practical and scalable ways, through social, technological, scientific and artistic methods. Both De Haan and IdeasTap were named in the list. Find out more on the NESTA website.
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has published a Commission of Inquiry on Peatlands, which brings together experts in science, policy and practice to carry out a thorough review of key peatland issues. The survey was funded by PDHCT. Read more.