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Area of academic expertise - outline

Co-director of the Scottish Centre for Island Studies.

Current research activities

Key current research focus includes:

  • rural and remote places and lives, with specific reference to Scotland’s islands and issues of community, sustainability and enterprise;
  • the mediatization and representation of Scotland with reference to alterity, heritage and negotiated identity;
  • cultural work, enterprise, place and rural cultural industries.

Desired research direction

To engage further with an island studies and remote rural research focus within Scotland as a collaborative, co-produced and community engaged activity.  In addition, I wish to undertake inter-disciplinary research collaboration with Scottish based HEIs, local authority agencies and SMEs as well as with international education providers and partners with interests in remote and rural cultures, island studies and critiques of Scottish identity, community and its mediatization.

Target collaborative organisations

  • All Scottish HEI’s but most especially the Intercultural Research Centre (IRC), Heriot-Watt University;  Centre for  Rural Creativity, Centre for Nordic studies, Centre for Remote and Rural Studies,  University of the Highlands and Islands;  School of Film and Media, University of Stirling; and Scottish Rural University College (SRUC), for example.

 

Target collaborative organisations

  • Highlands and Islands Enterprise; Scottish Gaelic arts and culture agencies and companies;  and remote rural and island local authorities, social and community enterprises, heritage agencies, museums, arts and archives and any SMEs working across remote rural culture, heritage, community, media and sustainability agenda.

 

Target collaborative organisations

  • North Atlantic and Arctic education and cultural partners including, University of the Lapland and University of the Arctic partners; Island Studies university networks including  University of Prince Edward Island, (UPEI)Canada ; St Francis Xavier, NS, Canada;  and any  small and remote island based education providers and cultural economy SMEs globally.

External positions

External Examiner, University of Stirling

1 Jun 2015 → …

External Examiner, Sheffield Hallam University

1 Sep 20101 Oct 2014

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Research Output 1998 2019

Girls Do Sport: mainstreaming the space of transformative educational contexts in Scotland

McLaughlin, E. & Burnett, K., 1 Aug 2019, Ethical Space: The International Journal of Communication Ethics, 16, 2/3, p. 27-33 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
File
Sports
Students
journalism
gender mainstreaming
student

“Whichever way I look I see a clouded horizon”: Compton Mackenzie

Burnett, K. A. & Burnett, R., 9 Jan 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePresentation

Screenplay
Iconography
Democracy
Writer
Hebrides
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“Shut up for five years”: locating narratives of cultural workers in Scotland's islands

Burnett, K. A. & Stalker, L. H., 1 Apr 2018, In : Sociologia Ruralis. 58, 2, p. 239-257

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
worker
narrative
migrant
promotion
experience

Crofting, craft and the place-making praxis of a Hebridean island design enterprise

Burnett, K., 10 Nov 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePresentation

community
discourse
nostalgia
cultural identity
social economics
70 Downloads (Pure)

Enterprise and entrepreneurship on islands and remote rural environments

Burnett, K. & Danson, M., 1 Feb 2017, In : International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. 18, 1, p. 25-35

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
entrepreneurship
Industry
cultural development
community
social capital

Prizes

Enterprise and Entrepreneurship on Islands

Kathryn Burnett (Recipient) & Mike Danson (Recipient), Nov 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs
Cultural values
Social capital
Start-ups

Remote Entrepreneurs: where nowhere is somewhere.

Kathryn Burnett (Recipient) & Mike Danson (Recipient), Nov 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurship
Discourse
Research policy
Scotland

Activities 2012 2019

  • 9 Participation in conference
  • 3 Types of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups
  • 2 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Invited talk

MeCCSA Annual Conference 2019

Kathryn Burnett (Invited speaker)
10 Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

UWS Annual Teaching, Learning and Research Conference

Kathryn Burnett (Participant)
2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

New research agendas for the study of sports media (re)presentation(s) of sportswomen and femininity

Elizabeth McLaughlin (Invited speaker), Kathryn Burnett (Invited speaker)
12 Oct 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

“Enterprising Culture” Entrepreneurship, Endorsement and Engagement of Minority Language in Europe’s Remote Rural and Small Island Communities.

Kathryn Burnett (Organiser), Kathryn Burnett (Chair), Mike Danson (Invited speaker), Bernadette O’Rourke (Invited speaker)
22 Feb 201724 Feb 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

4TH ATLANTIC STAKEHOLDER PLATFORM CONFERENCE, 8 NOVEMBER 2017, GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM

Kathryn Burnett (Participant)
8 Nov 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

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