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PROJECT – Transforming Relations

The Beat of Our Hearts: Staging New Histories of LGBTQIA+ Loneliness

LGBTQIA+ loneliness has a long history, as do the relationships and spaces that LGBTQIA+ people have built for solidarity, creativity, and care. The Beat of Our Hearts will engage LGBTQIA+ and non-LGBTQIA+ audiences with these histories, reconnecting them with past queer lives. This project is part of an AHRC EDI Engagement Fellowship, run by Dr […]

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UNESCO: Creative Writing & Mental Health: East African Representations & Voices

To celebrate Exeter’s status as a UNESCO City of Literature, the Centre held a short call for literary research projects.  Working with Kigali-based Huza Press and African creative writing teaching initiative Saseni!, this project is concerned with supporting East Africa-based writers to write and publish creative work that engages with issues of mental health. It […]

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Beers, Burgers + Bleach: Hygiene, toilets, and hospitality in the time of COVID-19

Beers, Burgers + Bleach Hygiene, toilets, and hospitality in the time of COVID-19 Austerity has led to a huge decline in public toilet provision in the UK over the last decade, and more toilet facilities have been closed permanently or become temporarily unavailable since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. These closures have made it […]

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Suffering from the ‘Lockdown Blues’? Share your experiences online

Share your experiences of loneliness and Covid-19 as part of a major new creative project People in the South West can now share their experiences of the considerable isolating impact of the coronavirus pandemic, as part of a major new project designed to collect stories of loneliness and community. The Lockdown Blues is an online […]

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Beacon: Healthy Relationships

The Centre’s Beacon Projects aspire to exemplify the ways in which the Centre aims to create and sustain cultures and environments of health through transdisciplinary engaged research. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Transforming relationships and relationship transitions with and for the next generation: Healthy Relationship Education (HeaRE) and Transitions (HeaRT). Professor Anne Barlow Dr Tamsin Newlove-Delgado Dr Jan Ewing […]

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TRA: Cancer and close relationships

Transformative Research Awards support novel, innovative and interesting research that moves beyond established divisions and dichotomies to enable insight, debate and new approaches to current health challenges. The impact of a cancer diagnosis on close relationships When one partner has a diagnosis of cancer the impact on relationships can be extremely challenging.  Yet this aspect […]

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RIA: We Hear You

Research Initiation Awards are small awards open only to people or organisations from outside the university. Our aim is to support individual people or community organisations to begin to build the relationships or help create the conditions that could initiate future engaged research. The impact of a cancer diagnosis on close relationships We Hear You […]

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RSF: Making space

The Research Support Funding scheme supported 13 short (six-month) projects that complemented and extended the Centre’s research themes: Transforming Institutions, Transforming Engagement, Transforming Health across the life course and Transforming Relations. Making space for well-being A young girl with disabilities recently narrated the story of some of her life experiences as a ‘living book’ at […]

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Beacon: loneliness and community

The Centre’s Beacon Projects aspire to exemplify the ways in which the Centre aims to create and sustain cultures and environments of health through transdisciplinary engaged research. Loneliness and Community Dr Fred Cooper, Dr Charlotte Jones, Professor Mark Jackson, and Professor Manuela Barreto. This Beacon draws together a series of transdisciplinary research, engagement, and policy […]

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