A study examining the Drug, Alcohol & Recovery Team and the Drug Recovery Wing at HMP Rye Hill Completed Projects

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

The report presents key findings from a prison-based study examining the role of a Drug, Alcohol and Recovery team and a Drug Recovery Wing at category B prison.


Sustainable cut-flowers project Completed Projects

Centre for Business in Society

Between 2015 and 2019 Dr. David Bek and Dr. Jill Timms managed externally funded projects examining different facets of sustainability within the global cut-flower industry.


The Master Gardener Programme working with urban communities: Garden Organic’s London Food Poverty Project: Southwark Completed Projects

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

Funded by The Hirschmann Foundation, The London Food Poverty Project aimed to work with communities to build resilience and knowledge so that involved communities feel confident to address the triggers of food poverty positively and proactively.


Plastic Litter Surveying on Coventry Canal Completed Projects

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

A survey of the Coventry canal to determine the extent and types of plastic pollution.


Deprivation and Inequalities in Children's Services Interventions Completed Projects

The aim of this study was to examine the role of deprivation in explaining differences in key children’s services’ outcomes between and within local authorities (LAs).


SILTFLUX Completed Projects

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

The SILTFLUX project aims to unravel pollution challenges for a set of Irish rivers.


Invisible Difference Completed Projects

Centre for Dance Research

Invisible Difference brings together researchers from two different disciplines, dance and law and draws on concepts and methods from the arts and social sciences.


Civic Epistemologies Completed Projects

Centre for Dance Research

The Civic Epistemologies project is about the participation of  citizens  in research on  cultural heritage and humanities .


Digital Dance Archives Completed Projects

Centre for Dance Research

This AHRC-funded project provided public access, via one web platform, to several distinct dance collections from the NRCD.


Live Archive: Revisiting Dublin Contemporary Dance Theatre Archives Completed Projects

Centre for Dance Research

This project revisits and develops sections from ‘Lunar Parables', choreographed by Sara and Jerry Pearson.


The Library of Processes Completed Projects

Centre for Dance Research

This project investigates the various ways in which artists document reflections and experiences of working within an artist venue.


Motion Bank Completed Projects

Centre for Dance Research

The main focus of this project is the creation of online digital scores, to be made publicly available via the Motion Bank website.


COMODAL - Consumer Models for the Assisted Living Sector Completed Projects

Centre for Business in Society

Analysing the electronic Assisted LivingTechnology (eALT) market potential and proposing new business models to take the market forward.


An economic impact tool for the community finance industry Completed Projects

Centre for Business in Society

The aim of this project is to create a (very) easy to use methodology and tool for the community development sector that allows a consistent, robust and real time ability to report the value of the economic impacts of community finance lending.


Faith Based Conflict Prevention Completed Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

The aim of this project is to understand the role of churches and other faith groups in helping to spot early signs of violence and to stop it from happening. Examples in Nigeria and the Solomon Islands will be observed. 


Payday futures: sub-prime credit markets in transition? Completed Projects

Centre for Business in Society

The project will investigate the impact of the regulation of High-Cost, Short-Term Credit (HCSTC) and how this is reshaping credit markets. Join the discussion on Twitter using #Paydayfutures


The ‘Prosper’ programme – researching business support for cultural and creative organisations Completed Projects

Centre for Business in Society

The Prosper programme aims to strengthen the resilience and investment readiness of arts organisations, museums and libraries in England.


Austerity Retail in Britain Completed Projects

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

This project from the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience (CAWR) aims to critically examine the emergence of what we call ‘austerity retail’ initiatives amidst rising food poverty in Britain. These include ‘social supermarkets’ and other forms of ‘community shop’ offering highly discounted products, and often making use of ‘surplus’ or ‘rejected’ foods which would otherwise be thrown away. 


Sustainable management of an Ethiopian rangeland for biodiversity and pastoralists Completed Projects

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

This project looks at how sustainable management of the Liben Plain enhances livelihoods and food security for 10,000 pastoralists, prevents mainland Africa’s first bird extinction and integrates biodiversity conservation into Ethiopian rangeland recovery.


Water quality performance of permeable pavements Completed Projects

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

Permeable pavements (PPS) are often the most appropriate sustainable drainage (SuDS) device for highly urbanised areas and can be used for parking areas, low speed roads and landscaped areas.