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Robert Philip

Robert Philip (1969, The Netherlands) is a photographer and course leader at the Utrecht School of the Arts (where he graduated in 1994) and a lecturer at the HU University of Applied Sciences, also in Utrecht. He published two books (Het huis met de lege handen and On the Game/Bisnisjongens), but lately is more involved in teaching in, and research about higher education. He got a masters degree in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education at the VU University in Amsterdam in 2011.

His thesis considered the stages of the creative process that students experience while studying and working on photography projects. He's also working with entrepreneurs as a coach to improve the creative climate of their companies and to strengthen their innovative capabilities. On an irregular basis he is moderating public discussions and conferences. Running marathons is keeping him sane.