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The Impact of (Jazz) Festivals, article and short film

George McKay and postdoctoral research assistant Dr Emma Webster are pleased to draw attention to the newest output from their Connected Communities project, The Impact of Festivals. This project is in collaboration with research partner the EFG London Jazz Festival. The new output is a peer-reviewed article for Jazz Research Journal focussed on the impact of jazz festivals in particular. Read more

 
 

Connected Communities Film Makers Nominated for AHRC Film Award

Two films that were created as part of this year’s Community Futures and Utopias Festival have been nominated for the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s 2016 Research in Film Awards. Read more

 
 

Community Futures and Utopias Festival Blog

Over the last few months Connected Communities Projects up and down the country have been taking part in the Community Futures and Utopias Festival. Read more

 

Living Legacies hosts Somme Museum Events

Over the next week the Living Legacies WW1 Engagement Centre are holding a series of events to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme. Read more

 

Connected Communities Follow-on Impact Highlight Notice Now Live!

AHRC Follow-on Funding for Impact and Engagement Scheme: Connected Communities Highlight Notice on Creating Living Knowledge: Enhancing the Impacts and Legacies from Community-Engaged and Participatory Research Projects   Following the publication of the Connected Communities Programme report on Creating Living Knowledge in April 2016, the AHRC has launched a highlight notice in its Follow-on Funding for Impact and Engagement Scheme Read more

 
 

Utopia Fair at Somerset House this weekend

Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court, Somerset House 24 – 26 June 2016 Friday: 5pm – 10pm; Saturday: 10am – 6pm; Sunday: 10am – 5pm Free entry    Join us this evening and over the weekend for the Utopia Fair, where representatives from contemporary utopian movements from all over the UK will fill the Edmond J. Read more

 
 

The AHRC Research in Film Awards 2016

Following on from the successful 2015 Research in Film Awards the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) is launching its 2016 Awards in a bid to find new and emerging talent that straddle the worlds of both film making and arts and humanities research. Read more

 
 

ESRC/AHRC Call for proposals on Forced displacement (Global Challenge Research Fund)

ESRC/AHRC Call for proposals on Forced displacement (Global Challenge Research Fund)   Summary The AHRC is partnering with the Economic and Social Research Council on a joint call for innovative, interdisciplinary projects focusing on the experiences of the forced displaced (both internationally and internally) whether due to poverty, war, conflict, persecution or human rights violations. Read more

 
 

Digital Economy call funding call

Content creation and consumption in the digital economy The Research Councils UK Digital Economy Theme are investing up to £5 million to support problem-driven and interdisciplinary research in the area of digital content creation and consumption. Read more

 
 

NCCPE Engage Competition 2016

Are you involved in public engagement with research? Have you worked on a brilliant project that you want to share? The NCCPE Engage Competition is back for 2016 and open for applications.   The NCCPE are running this national competition to find and celebrate high quality public engagement with research projects. Read more