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Read about our submission for the Research Excellence Framework 2021 and the 14 strategic priority units of assessment chosen.

Research projects

Showing 47 articles, in Building stronger communities

16 May 2022

How ecopoetry can help us tackle climate change

Professor Harriet Tarlo's project exploring the environment of a Lincolnshire plotland is giving a voice to the marginal — and helping to put climate change in a local context.


13 May 2022

How a film about a planned uranium mine helped empower a small community in Greenland

Professor Lise Autogena's film about uranium mining in Greenland exposed how cultural taboos in dealing with conflicts can prevent democratic participation.


09 March 2022

Exposing the emotional toll of probation work

Our research has raised awareness of how probation workers use their emotions to carry out their job — and helped make their wellbeing a priority.


16 February 2022

How we’re helping England’s teachers provide an excellent education

Our research is helping every new teacher in England access ongoing support and high-quality professional development, from the start of their career and throughout.


04 February 2022

Bringing 20th century Scotland to the screen

Our researcher’s BAFTA nominated documentary From Scotland With Love has become a touchstone of Scottish identity – and helped bring a new kind of history to audiences around the world.


15 October 2021

Exposing the hidden costs of gambling

Our research is raising awareness of gambling-related harm — and improving support for the families most affected.


25 August 2021

How community support can help patients and save the NHS

Our researchers have shown how local voluntary groups improve the wellbeing of patients with long-term health conditions — and make us all happier and healthier.


04 August 2021

How to open up university to more people from disadvantaged backgrounds

How effective are widening participation schemes, designed to encourage students from under-represented groups to apply for university?


27 July 2021

Blowing the whistle on traditional sports coaching

Over-specialised training methods are driving young people away from sports. Our researcher has created a new gameplan.


27 July 2021

How a new way of doing business is building a fairer society

Our researchers are behind a new business model that shares wealth and power more fairly — and creates a better society for us all.


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