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.

Goldsmiths Tea Party event videos

Video created to capture and disseminate a tea party event at the Goldsmiths Community Centre food place café. The event aimed to raise awareness about various activities by local groups around the theme of health and wellbeing. Read more

Exchange Stories Digital Storytelling Platform

The ‘Exchange stories’ is an ongoing digital storytelling project begun by the University of Birmingham and Moseley Community Development (CDT) in 2013. The aim is to capture the many different stories, experiences and journeys of the people who live and work in Moseley to make them more visible to people within and outside the neighbourhood. Read more

Exchange Stories – the making of a digital storytelling project

A video capturing the making of the Exchange Stories project. The ‘Exchange stories’ is an ongoing digital storytelling project begun by the University of Birmingham and Moseley Community Development (CDT) in 2013. Read more

Tangible Memories Film

This film, specially commissioned for the AHRC’s 10th anniversary looks at the Tangible Memories Project which started in 2013. The ‘Tangible Memories: Community in Care’ project involves researchers from the University of Bristol who have been working alongside Alive! activities, artists (Stand + Stare and Heidi Hinder) and care home residents, staff and managers from across the city of Bristol. Read more

Subject Spaces: On the Ethics of Co-producing Urban Research – Audio recording

Nik Theodore is Professor of Urban Planning and Policy and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Research in the College of Urban Planning & Public Affairs at the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC). Read more

Introduction to the Connected Communities Programme – Slides

Prof. Keri Facer, Connected Communities Leadership Fellow, gave a presentation at the University of Aberdeen in February 2015 introducing the programme to a variety of researchers and administrators. Read more

Heritage Community Partner Workshop Illustrations

The Heritage Community Partnership Legacy Workshop was a full day workshop for heritage community partners working with Connected Communities projects. It took place on 15th December 2014 and included thirty-four community partners from twenty-one community groups. Read more

Weathering the Storm: A Podcast on Bridging the Gap between Academic Theory and Community Relevance

The closure of a factory, coal mine or shipyard can, of course, devastate a whole community. This project is discovering more about the stories and experiences of people who have faced such adversity. Read more

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