The Connected Communities Projects have produced a wide variety of resources from reports to films. Many of these resources are available through the links on this page. Individual project websites are also a great place to look for resources and further information - you can access them through our Project Pages.

Orkney and Shetland Dialect Scoping Study Video

This video describes a research project to find out if it is possible to build a digital corpus of Orkney and Shetland Dialects. Read more

Exploring Personal Communities: A Review of Volunteering Processes

The aim of the review is to explore the personal community through the lens of volunteering in order to shed light on the ways in which individuals experience and adjust to one another within and across communities. Read more

Diasporic Film in Communities

The Diasporic Film in Communities project set out to critically examine the role of Diasporic film culture in Diasporic communities through an exploration of three postcolonial publics (African-Caribbean, Chinese and South Asian). Read more

Networking Communities

This document provides a synthetic review of how transport infrastructures and mobility practices have been seen to help and hinder the cohesion of local, regional, national and trans-national communities in different geographical, historical and cultural contexts. Read more

Connecting youth with geographic communities

The aim of the project was to examine how youth organisation connect young people to different geographic communities. Read more

Communities defeating or endorsing extreme violence

The study develops the concept and understanding of ‘connectors’ – individuals and groups who are positioned at intersections of different communities and who, by acting as conduits of connectivity, may reduce or in some cases increase the likelihood of violence and threat to life. Read more

Shakespeare’s Global Communities

This is a collaborative review of the 2012 World Shakespeare Festival (WSF), which was one of the key strands of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad. Read more

Performing Impact

This study was undertaken to investigate the potential to enrich and support forms of evaluation on a company’s arts activities via approaches drawn from scholarship on arts practices and the processes, as well as outcomes, they involve. Read more

Breaking up communities’?

This scoping study explores the social impact of housing demolition in the late twentieth century. Read more

Philosophy of Religion and Religious Communities

This scoping study addresses the question ‘when, if ever, is it acceptable to prohibit the use of religious symbols?’