We have received major research awards from bodies such as the British Academy, the Leverhulme Trust, the ESRC, the AHRC, the BBC and the Broadcasting Standards Commission as well as collaborating with bodies such as Oxfam and Amnesty International.
Please select an award area to view those projects:
Project Artvaark (REACT) Artvaark transforms a printed arts-listings programme into a community-driven digital platform. It combines personalised content and community participation in a way that brings arts organisations and their communities closer together. The collaboration will produce a platform to incentivise user engagement digitally, and investigate the sustainability of an on-demand option for print programmes.
Media, community and the creative citizen – Creative Citizens showcase award (AHRC Connected Communities Programme)
The Connected Communities Programme showcase event was focused on providing opportunities to further extend and deepen the Programme’s engagement with organisations, communities and individuals from outside the higher education sector. Media, Communities and Creative Citizens’ contribution included an exhibition stand and an hour long breakout session.
The Significance of the Centenary (AHRC)
This project examines what makes a centenary commemoration different to any other. The timeliness and significance of this question is evidenced by the current and forthcoming centenaries which are the focus of the research..
Silence, Memory and Empathy in Museums and at Historic Sites (AHRC)
This network will make a distinction between 'being silenced' and 'being silent' in order to look at the ways in which histories perceived as challenging or 'difficult' are conveyed and taught by education officers in museums and at historic sites.
iSay: Visitor-generated content in Heritage Institutions (AHRC)
This network will provide a forum for heritage institutions, academics and developers who are experienced in, or have an interest in visitor-generated content, to exchange experiences, to identify critical issues and challenges in this area, to map future research agendas, and to encourage good practice in this area.
Media, community and the creative citizen (AHRC Connected Communities Programme)
This research explores how three types of creative citizenship add value to communities, in the context of a contemporary media landscape which offers radically new types of connectivity whilst raising challenges of unequal access.
Research and Enterprise in Arts and Creative Technologies (REACT) (AHRC)
REACT behaves as a mini Research Council and will fund >42 discrete KE projects between partner HEIs and Creative Partners, co-produced with iShed at Watershed. The individual projects will maximise benefits to the HEIs and Creative Partners as well as providing examples of develop best practice.