Grants awarded

Jerri Daboo

  • Awarded £15,000 AHRC Connected Communities development grant under the Health and Wellbeing Programme, for development of large grant bid for £1.5 million under the scheme. Collaborators: Principle Investigator – Ali Campbell, Co-Investigator – Alison Phipps (Edinburgh), Tom Wakeford (Independent), and Med Theatre Devon.
  • Awarded £3,600 to act as Academic Consultant for a Heritage Lottery Project to create an oral history of Zoroastrians in Britain.
  • Awarded £300 by the Asian Arts Agency, Bristol, for a project with British Asian women in the community.

Sarah Goldingay

  • Awarded £4,500 through the ESRC, Bridging the Gaps scheme to develop a trans-disciplinary team to investigate the potential of performance to develop our understanding of pain.
  • Awarded £5,000 by the National Institute for Health Research/NHS to undertake a study into the potential of performance to develop our understanding of pain.
  • Awarded £38,000 AHRC, Connected Communities Network Bid. The project is called 'Community? What do you mean?' She is collaborating with Dr. Katrina Wyatt (PCMD), Co-Investigator; Dr. Robin Durie (Exeter), Co-Investigator.

Anna Harpin

  • Awarded a £43,000 AHRC Network Award under the Science and Culture highlight. This project investigates the history of performance both in and about psychiatric asylums and hospitals.

Jane Milling

  • Co-Investigator on an AHRC Connected Communities Grant awarded £36,000 entitled 'Creative Participation in Housing and Planning'. The project looks at three mixed-income communities and investigates how innovative and creative participatory practices could be used to transform housing and planning law and policy throughout the UK.
  • Awarded £31,000 as a Co-Investigator on an AHRC Connected Communities Grant entitled 'Grassroots Arts Activity in Communities'. This is a scoping study asks what amateur, voluntary, and participant-initiated arts activities do in communities.
  • Awarded £31,000 as the Principal Investigator on an AHRC Connected Communities Grant called 'Alcohol and Performing Community'. This project studies representations of binge drinking behaviour as community constituting/forming activity, and the relationship to community and public health policy.
  • Awarded £31,000 as the Principal Investigator on an AHRC Connected Communities Grant entitled 'Participatory Arts and Well-Being: Past and Present Practices', which asks what is meant by 'well-being' and examines a series of long-running community-led arts regeneration projects for social well-being.
  • Awarded a £1.5million AHRC Connected Communities and Creative Economies grant as a Co-Investigator with Andrew Miles (Principal Investigator) from CRESC, University of Manchester. The project is called 'Understanding Everyday Participation'.

Adele Senior

  • Awarded a grant from the College of Humanities and College of Life and Environmental Sciences (University of Exeter), to conduct a project called 'Performing with Bacteria'. The project investigates the genetic effects and cultural affects of the performing human body on in vitro and in vivo bacterial cultures using contemporary devised practice and the tools of the life sciences. Collaborative funded research project with Professor Richard Titball and Dr Olivia Champion.

Kerrie Schaefer

  • Awarded £31,000 as a Co-Investigator (Principle Investigator Jane Milling) on an AHRC Connected Communities Grant called 'Alcohol and Performing Community'. This project studies representations of binge drinking behaviour as community constituting/forming activity, and the relationship to community and public health policy.
  • Awarded £31,000 as a Co-Investigator (Principle Investigator Jane Milling) on an AHRC Connected Communities Grant entitled 'Participatory Arts and Well-Being: Past and Present Practices', which asks what is meant by 'well-being' and examines a series of long-running community-led arts regeneration projects for social well-being.
  • Awarded a £1.5million AHRC Connected Communities and Creative Economies grant as a Co-Investigator with Andrew Miles (Principal Investigator) from CRESC, University of Manchester. The project is called 'Understanding Everyday Participation'.
  • Awarded £32,604 as Principle Investigator on an AHRC Connected Communities Grant called 'Harnessing Creative Cluster to Civil Society and the Digital Economy'. This project examined whether the work of issue-based creative clusters was helped or hindered by digital technologies.
  • Awarded £100,000 as the Co-Investigator on an AHRC Connected Communities Pilot Demonstrator Grant entitled 'Remaking Society'. The project examines how community cultural development processes might re-build strong and resilient communities in places of economic deprivation.
  • Awarded £83,956 AHRC Fellowship – 'Enacting Community: Critical Histories and Theories of Community-based Theatre and Performance Practice'.