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Ocean Studios

The redevelopment of the historical Royal William Yard has been at the heart of Plymouth's recent regeneration. However, one major building remains derelict which a group of local artists propose to transform into studio space.

SERIO were commissioned to produce a vision document compiling the available evidence of the need for studio space in the city, the potential socio-economic benefits of the project and its fit with local and national policy. The process involved a review of the relevant policy documents, consultation with key stakeholders and the production of a full-colour vision document to accompany the launch event in November 2010.

Social Enterprise in a global context: the role of Higher Education InstitutesThe British Council has commissioned SERIO, and colleagues in Futures Entrepreneurial Centre, at Plymouth University to undertake a global study to inform Social Enterprise policy.
SERIO to conduct an evaluation of SkillsPlannerOver the next two years SERIO will be evaluating an exciting new Ethos-led initiative 'SkillsPlanner' which aims to solve skills shortages in the construction industry.

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