Valuing Interdisciplinary Collaborative Work: Beyond Impact

  Valuing interdisciplinary collaborative research, ed. by Keri Facer and Kate Pahl (Bristol: The Policy Press, 2017), 272 pp. Available in hardback, paperback, and electronic formats. Read more


Common Cause Research Workshops Announced

Common Cause Research is seeking to explore where and how common cause can be made between change agents in universities, communities and funding bodies who are looking to create an Arts and Humanities knowledge base that fully reflects the cultures and experiences of the UK’s Black and minority ethnic communities. Read more


GCRF and Collaborative Research symposium, UEA, 6 June, final programme

We have organised this AHRC-funded day symposium which is focused specifically on collaborative research, including co-production, across GCRF, and brings together collaborative researchers and partners from the UK and internationally to discuss practice and potential in collaboration and development. Read more


Global Challenges Research Fund and Collaborative Research: A Connected Communities Symposium

Global Challenges Research Fund and Collaborative Research: A Connected Communities Symposium Elizabeth Fry Building, The University of East Anglia Tuesday 6th June 2017 10:00 – 16:00 Free event (registration required)   We are pleased to announce a special one-day symposium on Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) projects and activities, focused on areas of interest around collaborative research, including co-production, arts Read more


New Connected Communities Book! ‘Valuing interdisciplinary collaborative research’

We are delighted to announce the publication of the third book in the Connected Communities series ‘Valuing interdisciplinary collaborative research’ edited by Keri Facer and Kate Pahl. Read more


The Connected Communities Professional Services Network – Why do we need it? What does it do?

Over the last year, I have been heavily involved in setting up network of professionals who support collaborative research. Slowly but surely, we have started to gather momentum and this year will hold our first skills workshop and networking event! Read more


Job opportunity: Research Associate (South Riverside Community Development Centre, 3Gs Development Trust, and Cardiff University)

Research Associate The role of community anchor organisations in regulating community influence and engagement in anti-poverty programmes (1 year fixed term F/T contract – £25,000)   The South Riverside Community Development Centre (SRCDC) currently works with people in the areas of Butetown, Riverside and Grangetown to deliver the Welsh Government’s flagship programme, Communities First. Read more


Last Call for Papers for Cities and Communities Conference

This summer, the AHRC Connected Communities Forum is coming to Watershed in Bristol on 12 & 13 July.   With just 10 days to go to till our Call for Papers closes, have you already submitted your proposals to give a talk, run a practical workshop or design your own experiential session? Read more


Photos from LitCom 1: A Conference on Literature and Communities

Photographs taken at LitCom 1: A Conference on Literature and Communities held at The Writers’ Centre Norwich, Dragon Hall on the 2nd and 3rd of March 2017. Read more


Leapfrog Summer School Call for Participation

Exploring Community Engagement for Research: Power, Impact, & Collaboration 11th – 13th July 2017 | Lancaster University   The Leapfrog Team invite Early Career Researchers (ECRs) involved in community engagement to participate in a Summer School from the 11th – 13th of July 2017 at Lancaster University. Read more