Three key insights for cultivating creativity

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David Gauntlett is Canada Research Chair at The Creative School, where he directs the Creativity Everything lab. He has worked with organizations such as the BBC, Tate, and LEGO. He is the author of 10 books, including Making is Connecting (second edition, 2018) and Creativity: Seven Keys to Unlock Your Creative Self (2022).

Hello! I’m David Gauntlett. Three years ago, the University persuaded me to move from the UK to take up a Canada Research Chair in Creativity in what was then called the Faculty of Communication and Design. By now, it’s so full of creativity that we call it The Creative School.

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Welcome to the Ryerson Alumni blog, giving voice — through their own words — to a few of our many incredible graduates. From criminal justice and mechanical engineering to psychology, our blog writers have a diverse set of backgrounds, career paths and graduation years. Whether providing advice to current students and new graduates as they enter the working world or sharing insights on professional development for those more advanced in their careers, our writers also share their personal stories in the posts. And of course, no matter where they end up, they all began right here, at Ryerson. 

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