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.

Linking Communities to Historic Environments: A research review summary

The Linking Communities to Historic Environments (LCHE) research review assessed the broad range of projects and approaches that state-related organisations and civil society heritage bodies apply to engaging people with the historic environment. Read more

Conceptualising community as a social fix, argument and persuasion in health, housing and local governance

Our review describes the shape of; and tensions within; the contestations existing around ʺcommunity” as a ʺfix” for complex social problems in the UK since the 1960s. Read more

Community–university partnerships through communities of practice

This study explores the application of the communities of practice approach (CoP) to community–university partnerships (CUPs). A specific focus is whether forming CoPs might help struggling communities cope within an increasingly resource-stretched environment. Read more

Communities in care: A scoping review to establish the relationship of community to the lives of looked after children and young people

The review set out to establish what is known currently about the relationship between “community” and “looked after children and young people” (LACYP) and the corresponding implications for future research. Read more

Architecture >< Community

This scoping study looks at the role architecture plays in humanities research into the cohesion and/or disintegration of communities. Read more

Connectivity, place and elective belonging: community and later life

This paper presents preliminary findings and a summary addressing community, connectivity and later life. Two key theme areas were addressed; “Social networks and later life” and “The impact of Information and communication technologies (ICT) on community and older people”. Read more

Connecting Local Communities to the Nation

This scoping study addressed questions of how communities can voice their interests, be integrated into wider national policy systems and how they are, and should be, represented at the national level. Read more

Watching the video archive of KWTV, part of Bristol Channel from the 1970s: Video

Knowle West TV was part of Bristol Channel, Peter Lewis’s pioneering community cable TV experiment from the early 1970s. The video archive of Knowle West TV has recently been digitised by the Know your Bristol on the Move project. Read more

Connecting Epistemologies Methods and Early Career Researchers in the Connected Communities Programme

This report contributes to recent attempts to rectify the under-representation of the Early Career Researcher (ECR) in academic and media discussions. It focuses on a specific group of ECRs, those working on projects funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Connected Communities programme. Read more

Connected Communities Festival: Cardiff 2014, Video

A video about the Connected Communities Festival, a two-day Festival comprising of a mix of performances, exhibition stands, talks, music events, bazaars, workshops, film screenings, games, discussions, walks, digital activities, pop-up events and more. Read more