Loriana Luccioni is a PhD student at The University of Queensland. After completing degrees in Psychology and Sociology, Loriana has graduated with a Master of Science in European and Comparative Social Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her dissertation, which explored Discourse and the construction of Human Needs in Social Policies, was awarded the 2013 Titmuss Prize. Following a brief collaboration as independent postgraduate researcher with the Policy Innovation Hub at Griffith University, she is now investigating the Cultural and Political feasibility for the implementation of a UBI in Australia. She also co- coordinates the Universal Basic Income Hub in the New Economy Network Australia (https://www.neweconomy. org.au/nena-hubs/sector/universal- basic-income/). Her areas of expertise are Social Policy, Discourse Theory, Discourse and Social Change, Universal Basic Income.
An online symposium exploring ideas of basic income and the need for an approach to economy that puts creativity and care at its centre. Led by a panel of artists, researchers, economists, scientists and philosophers, the symposium responds to current and ongoing planetary crises, and positions creativity and social ecology as integral to shaping policy and systems of value.