Episode #37: Innovation = STEM + Creativity with David Cropley

June 28, 2016
Startups and Entrepreneurship

In this midweek bonus, I speak with David Cropley, an Associate Professor in the School of Engineering at the University of South Australia. His main research focus revolves around creativity and innovation - both in technological and other contexts. Among his interests is also Malevolent Creativity - that is, creativity in the context of crime and terrorism.

He is the author of four books including Creativity in Engineering: Novel Solutions to Complex Problems, Creativity and Crime: A Psychological Analysis, The Dark Side of Creativity and Fostering Creativity: Diagnostic Approach for Higher Education and Organisations.


Topics Discussed:

- The 4 P's of innovation

- What disruptive innovation means for engineering companies

- Why STEM education is just one half of the equation and teaching creativity and entrepreneurship education is critical to innovation


Show Notes:

UniSA: people.unisa.edu.au/david.cropley

LinkedIn: au.linkedin.com/pub/david-cropley/4/b85/73b



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