Understanding changing community cultures and histories and patterns of connectivity within and between communities

Lead Research Organisation: University of Salford
Department Name: Sch of Arts & Media


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Related Projects

Project Reference Relationship Related To Start End Award Value
AH/K503368/1 01/09/2012 31/10/2014 £359,888
AH/K503368/2 Transfer AH/K503368/1 01/11/2014 31/08/2015 £279,931
Title Carnivalising the Creative Economy: AHRC-funded Research on and With British Jazz Festivals 
Description 15-minute film featuring jazz and festival researchers, as well as leading UK jazz festival directors, talking about the impact of academic research in festival programming. Includes contributions from Glasgow, London, Cheltenham Jazz Festivals. Film produced by McKay, shot and edited by Gemma Thorpe, funded by AHRC small award to McKay, as part of the activities for the 2014 AHRC Creative Economy Showcase at King's Place,London. 
Type Of Art Film/Video/Animation 
Year Produced 2014 
Impact 1. film screened at King's Place Cleaver Economy Showcase, at Rhythm Changes intentional jazz conference,at 2014 Carnivalsing Pop conference (Salford) and 2015 Festival Cultures conference (UEA). 2. At King's Place day, screening was accompanied by a public panel of contributors from academia and industry discussing jazz festivals, programming,research. C. 40 people in audience. 3. Subsequent work by McKay in collaboration with Cheltenham and EFG London Jazz Festivals, and securing major funding from EU Heritage Plus JPI for European jazz festivals project (2015-17). 
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lwo7yfG1UGQ
Description With well over 300 projects funded and 500 community partners participating in Connected Communities this very large programme has identified and shared best practice and new thinking around the co-design and co-production of research--high level arts and humanities collaborative research practice. Across the programme we continue to work on strengthening CC's potentially transformative legacy.
Exploitation Route Further investment in the programme, with new funding opportunities, including around policy, and 'legacy' work.
Sectors Communities and Social Services/Policy,Creative Economy,Digital/Communication/Information Technologies (including Software),Education,Environment,Healthcare,Leisure Activities, including Sports, Recreation and Tourism,Government, Democracy and Justice,Culture, Heritage, Museums and Collections

URL https://connected-communities.org
Description In the context of a key leadership role for one of RCUK's cross-council and multidisciplinary programmes, Connected Communities has had tremendous impact by virtue of its over 300 awards, working in collaboration with over 500 community partners. Helping to shape and advise on priorities and funding decisions, as well as on AHRC funding policy, the leadership fellowship position has had influence in the development of co-productio and co-design of research activities cross the arts and humanities.
First Year Of Impact 2011
Sector Communities and Social Services/Policy,Creative Economy,Digital/Communication/Information Technologies (including Software),Education,Leisure Activities, including Sports, Recreation and Tourism,Government, Democracy and Justice,Culture, Heritage, Museums and Collections
Impact Types Cultural,Societal,Policy & public services