Our programme of socially-engaged practice and activities responds to women/girls and related issues of culture, heritage, spaces, equality, social participation, and wellbeing:

Current Projects:

External Partner with ESRC project by Dr Penny Tinkler: “Transitions & Mobilities: Girls growing up in Britain 1954-76 and the implications for later life”

External Partner with HLF project by enJOY arts: “Her Hidden Histories: Making local hidden histories relevant to young women through drama & performance”

External Partner with HLF project by charity Delia Derbyshire Day: “Delia Derbyshire 80th birthday electronic music heritage project”

Building our online archive space with support from Arts Council England  (see our announcement here!)

Past projects:

HairStories: project collecting stories and images of Northern Women and their hair-related narratives. Commissioned by Instigate Arts.

Exploring Social Isolation in Black and Asian Communities,  [With Sheila Fidler, Centre for Human Communication & Deafness, University of Manchester]

Dentistry Responding to Domestic Violence and Abuse: Research on how the capacity of dentists and dental care professionals can be enhanced to support women with lived experience of domestic violence and abuse (DRiDVA). [With School of Dentistry, UoM]

Translating Research into Action: Involving older people in co-producing knowledge about age-friendly neighbourhood interventions [with MICRA, UoM].


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