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Conversation Partner Scheme

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Conversation Partner Scheme now works with a number of universities across the UK and the Republic of Ireland to involve students in supporting people with aphasia, a communication disability that can be caused...

Brain Detectives

Brain Detectives is a public engagement and research initiative – a fun science club – for children aged between 6 and 14 years, based at the Centre for Research in Autism and Education (CRAE) at UCL Institute of Education, University College London.

Centre for Worktown Studies

Centre for Worktown Studies
In 2009, Bolton University and Bolton Library, Museum and Archive Service launched the Centre for Worktown Studies, a virtual research centre dedicated to the promotion and development of the Humphrey...

Just Space Network

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The Just Space Network has been in existence since 2007, when London community organisations taking part in the public examination of the London Plan came together for mutual support and information sharing.

Mutual Recovery through Creative Connection

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'Mutual Recovery through Creative Connection' is a research project that is part of a five-year research study looking at 'Creative Practice as Mutual Recovery: Connecting Communities for Mental Health and Well-Being.'

Exeter 10,000

Exeter 10,000
Exeter 10,000 is a gateway to research involvement. The project aims to engage 10% of the adult population of Exeter and surrounding areas in research participation and to develop a long term relationship between these individuals and the research community using NIHR Exeter Clinical Research Facility.

The Carnival of Lost Emotions

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The Carnival of Lost Emotions explores the history of feelings – how people thought about passions and emotions in the past. At the centre of the project is the Lost Emotions Machine.

Science Matters Open Lectures programme

This case study outlines events from the ‘Open Lectures’ strand of activity, organised by the Engaging Opportunities SUPI project, which is a collaboration between The Open University (OU) and The Denbigh Teaching School Alliance (Milton Keynes), and the OU’s Faculty of Science