Tagged: community

ROAM! ROAM! ROAM! Movement II exhibition

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When many parts of the UK flooded in December 2015, what was nature trying to tell us? As residents, artists and people on the move in a world in (com)motion, what can we express, reflect – and learn – about …

RUN! RUN! RUN! Biennale 2016

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November 21 Discussion/Leeds November 23 Screening/London November 24 Performance / Cardiff “Other conferences could take a leaf out of #r3fest’s book” – Dr Alex Lockwood, Guardian 2014. Of the pioneering first biennale (RUN! RUN! RUN! International Festival of Running) exploring running …

Innovative research at Winchester engages local community to share their ideas of tranquillity

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Local communities and organisations in the Purbeck area of Dorset are invited to share their ideas on tranquillity in a series of group meetings being held this month at West Lulworth (14 May) and Harman’s Cross (21 May). Local communities …

University of Worcester links up with local hospice to launch ‘pioneering’ centre for palliative care

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Professor Mayur Lakhani CBE, Chair of the National Council for Palliative Care, officially opened the University of Worcester and St Richard’s Hospice’s Centre for Palliative Care (CPC) yesterday, calling the collaboration an ‘inspired move’. The project, which has been developed …

NCCPE Engaged Futures Visioning Workshop

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The National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) are leading a free workshop for London HEIs to develop visions for the future of the engaged university in 2025. This interactive, creative session will provide an opportunity to explore how universities …

University of Worcester researchers to analyse London-based dementia pilot project

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Academics from the University of Worcester have begun lending their expertise to a potentially crucial project looking at dementia care in minority communities. The Alzheimer’s Society is currently running a three-year project called Connecting Communities, which attempts to raise engagement …

Di Drummond: ‘Research Work’/’Research Works!’: Cultural Well Being and the historical investigation of ‘Work’

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For the past thirty years my research work has been researching work, specifically, the history of railway employment. One of the challenges of my research has been engaging railway workers in their own history. Starting at ‘home’ in the railway …

Daniel Potter: The impact of a participant-centred sport for social change pilot intervention project in the UK

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This study explores the impact of a participant-centred sport for social change pilot intervention project in the UK with a group of vulnerable people aged 16-25 years old. The project was run by the University of Chichester and Sanctuary Supported …

Local education and health providers join forces to tackle mental illness

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Converge – a partnership developed by York St John University and mental health service providers in the region – is extending the support it provides to mental health service users in the city with the launch of a new sports …

St Mary’s awarded funding for community sport initiative

A grant has been awarded to the ‘Get Active Hounslow – Women and Girls’ project, led by The Centre for Workplace and Community Health at St Mary’s in conjunction with Hounslow Community Sport and Physical Activity Network, as part of a share …

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