Kenneth Lyons - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Kenneth Lyons

Bachelor of Communication Design Qld.UT, Associate Diploma of Creative Arts, North Brisbane C.A.E.

  • Academic Coordinator, Creative Industries Program, USC Caboolture
+61 7 5430 2946
Office location
I Block – Room 101, USC Caboolture
Kenneth Lyons

Kenneth Lyons is a creative practitioner and educator enthusiastic about bringing current creative industries practices, authentic learning and experiential approaches into the classroom and to the student experience. His approach to learning and teaching is informed by the management of an active collaborative arts practice of over thirty-five years alongside his academic commitments.

​As a practitioner, Kenneth has engaged professionally in diverse areas as jewellery design, video, graphic, costume, community radio and performance. His most recent performance collaborations as sound designer, Terror Australis (2016) and Bitch on Heat (2018). Terror Australis has also been recognised by a number of industry awards and nominations.


  • QUT Creative Industries Faculty Dean’s Award for Outstanding Contribution by Sessional Staff (2006)
  • QUT Vice Chancellor’s Performance Award for Contribution to the work of the University (2009)
  • QUT Creative Industries Faculty Dean’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Academic Management (2011)

Research areas

  • music and sound

Teaching areas

  • Creative Industries
  • Communication

Kenneth Lyons’ specialist areas of knowledge include: creative industries, music and sound, contemporary performance, first year student experience and engagement, creative collaboration and entrepreneurship.

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