Project Involvement and Management


2014-2016: Involvement with ESRC funded network grant “Digital Bubbles”. Aims to bring a variety of expertise in the areas of technology, autism, psychology and assistive technology together. Partners: Bath, Southampton and Sussex Universities. My role involves working with each of the conferences (6 in total) as a ‘rapporteur’; drawing out key debates, commonalities, etc… These will be recorded via a blog.


2014: Elected to Academic Board, Bath Spa University representing the school and department of FMC 2014-16.


2014: Elected to Humanities and Cultural Industries School Board, representing the department of FMC 2014-16.


2005-date: Management and coordination of a number of degree programmes (all successfully validated), including: BA (Hons) Film, TV and Digital Production, BSc (Hons) Creative Computing (Gaming/Animation/Software Development), BSc (Hons) Digital Media, BSc (Hons) Animation. Managed a small team and worked closely with my Head of Department(s) to ensure a timely completion of a new degree. All roles included internal and external stakeholder relations, developing new courses and ensuring cross-disciplinary contexts.


2012: Completed the validation of a practice-based PhD programme at UCD. Including developing student handbook, all internal documentation, financial projections, internal and external liaison and developed processes to help manage the programme.


2011-date: Management of project proposals developed for FP7 calls (ICT, Marie Curie, and others).


2011-2012: Management and development of MA in Education: Creative Technology Innovation at UCD. Successfully coordinated the development of a new MA, involving stakeholders, staff members, and all financial projections. Successfully validated in Sep 2011.


2010-2011: Management and coordination of End of Year Degree Show 2010 and 2011, University of Greenwich. Involving over 70 students from 6 programmes of study (Inc. Games, Animation, Film, TV). Acted as organiser and Committee Chair; managed small budget and organised speakers and guests.


2007: Elected to Academic Council 2007-2011, representing the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Uni. Of Greenwich.


2007-2009: Work Package lead on FP7 funded project (PANDORA); involved producing reports, work package details and working with closely with project partners (across the EU).


2001-2002: Planning, designing and project managing the filming, editing and allocation of budget for Multimedia and video products across the medical and local authority sectors. Director, editor and Project Leader.


1999-2000: Sam’s Euphoria; editing professionally shot footage for Endomorph Music Company.




University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol. BS16 1QY


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Email: nigel[dot]newbutt[at]uwe[dot]ac[dot]uk

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