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Doctor Daniel Ashton

Doctor Daniel Ashton

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Work in the cultural and creative industries
  • Artificial intelligence and creative work/industries
  • Data analytics and practices for creative ecosystems

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Accepting applications from PhD students.

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Address: Satellite - Park Avenue, Winchester, SO23 8DL (View in Google Maps)


Dr Daniel Ashton (he/him) - Associate Professor of Cultural and Creative Industries at Winchester School of Art at the University of Southampton.

My teaching and research focus on cultural and creative industries organisations, work and policy, and digital media technologies. Research in these areas has been presented internationally, published in academic journals, and shared in online videos and articles. My education experience includes programme and module leadership at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and various external examiner and programme validation roles. I am a PhD supervisor and support postgraduate researchers with their teaching professional development. I have worked in partnership with a range of organisations on public exhibitions, teaching initiatives, and research bids.

At the University I am also:

Externally, I am a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Senior Fellow of Advance HE.

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