Dr Ruth Bridgstock is a Research Fellow in the CCI and Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellow at QUT. She researches lifelong individual creative career development in the 21st century, and how higher and further education can contribute to creative career success. Ruth’s fellowship project, Creating Innovators, is concerned with building and testing theory relating to effective university education for careers in the innovation sectors.
Ruth’s research interests relate to lifelong individual career and organisational development in the post-compulsory education and business contexts of the 21st century. Her PhD research took a longitudinal approach to the investigation of individual and contextual predictors of graduate employability and early career success in the creative industries.