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Dr Kym Maria Drady

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Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management

I have worked at the University for the last 12 years. My primary interests are in creativity and learning and development.

I have a PhD in Creative Learning and explored the long-term benefits of teaching creative techniques and the impact they have on individuals and workplace processes. The research explored the transfer of creativity techniques from the classroom to the workplace. 

I am a member of several creativity special interest groups and the HE Creativity forum.

Teaching and supervision

I am Programme Leader for the MSc Human Resource Management, I am a personal tutor and teach a variety of undergraduate modules, supervising Applied work based projects, Creative Learning and Talent Development, Professional Practice. and Human Resource Management.

At postgraduate, I am responsible for supervising employer based Management reports, Reflective practice and Learning and Talent Development.


I undertake research on the effectiveness of creative interventions on students, and the longitudinal impact on the students once they return to the workplace.


Number of items: 3.


Drady, Kym, Bryans, Patricia and Mearns, Lesley (2016) Creativity the WHOLE or the HOLE in Business Education. Proceedings of the International Business Conference 2016: Searching for Innovative and Creative Business Solutions (pp.67-74).. pp. 67-74.

Conference or Workshop Item

Drady, Kym and Armstrong, Paul-Alan (2019) ‘Creativity for Life not just for Christmas’; promoting the 3T’s of Creativity as a vehicle for Organisational Sustainability and Development. In: 8th Nordic Conference on Adult Education and Learning, 13-15 May 2019, Aarhus University, Copenhagen, Denmark. (Unpublished)

Drady, Kym (2016) The Problematic Transfer of Classroom Creativity in Business to the Workplace. In: ICCE :18th International Conference on Creative Education, 23-24 Jun 2016, London. (Unpublished)

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Last updated 28 February 2024