CUCR Research Listing of sub links Community, multiculture and the arts are the centrepieces of our research Creative Families Creative Families is an innovative early-intervention arts programme for parents experiencing mental health difficulties and their children aged under-five in Southwark. Mobilising Knowledge Solving the interaction gap between older people, planners, experts and general citizens within the Thames Gateway from May 2007 to October 2008. Skills Exchange Skills Exchange was a collaborative art and social research project that took place between January 2007 and April 2012. The Extending Creative Practice This project uses digital storytelling as a means to increase the active usage of ICT by older citizens. Digital storytelling is an engaging and unusual approach to ICT training. Silver Stories Silver Stories will develop a network designed to connect practice to professional training through a series of specific interventions. Re-emergence of Religion as a Social Force in Europe The ten projects examine the significance of religion in contemporary social life, as well as exploring the social and cultural impacts of recent religious growth points. Signs of the City - Metropolis Speaking Signs of the City involves work with young people through artistic and photographic practice and considers the relationships between cultural flows and the interplay of place, citizenship and identity. Negotiating the Future of Urban Living Nine Urban Biotopes (9UB) brings together cultural exchange with artistic research in a multi-layered network project onvisionary practices for sustainable cities in Europe and South Africa. Crossing Lines Crossing Lines is an on-going forum for collaboration between photographers & researchers whose central interest is the urban situation, its constituents & its dynamics. Life in the 'Alpha Territory' In this project we hope to address the wealthy and how they live by focusing extensive research effort onto a number of key case study localities in London and by using a range of approaches to address these problems. Above Street Level: Rethinking power, place and encounter through the Peckham skyline Funded by the British Academy and Leverhulme Small Grant Scheme [SG153099] Project co-investigators: Dr Michaela Benson & Dr Emma Jackson, Project researcher: Dr Francisco Calafate-Faria In-finite The idea is to explore ways of using social media in order to enable audiences to interact with performances creatively. Landscapes of Belonging This project is about how the past and the preent coexist and how migrants live among both of them. Risk Cultures in China The project investigates the sorts of risk involved in the construction of markets in China. It is qualitative, sociological research based on six detailed case studies. Translating Beijing Translating Beijing will address two central questions: Who are the British migrants in Beijing? And, how do they 'do' migration? Identities Project This project analysed current theories of individualisation and the fashion for selfrepresentation on ‘reality’ television programmes. Changing Places, Changing Lives CUCR have been working with London and Quadrant Housing on a research project which aims to help the housing association sector understand it’s impact on communities and develop ways of systematically measuring this. The Life-worlds and Journeys of a Flip-Flop Sandal Through an intensive one month period of fieldwork and photography we unpacked the biography and hidden social substance of the flip-flop from raw material to disposal stage. The Capital's 'language shortfall' Investigating the link between economic survival, language, and migrants in the UK who live in communities where English is not spoken or needed. Capital People The evaluation of an innovative new training programme which is being developed and delivered by the London Leading for Help Partnership (LLfHP). Take Part Case Study Research Arts and Mental Health Two workshops to establish a framework that will advance the way in which we talk about the value of cultural engagement and the methods by which we evaluate that value. Evaluation of Sci:dentity This project asks the question 'What is the Science of sex and gender?' The project is engaged with bioscientific understandings of sex and transexuality. Re-visioning Black Urbanism This research explores new modes of inhabiting, imagining and making cities from progressive black and culturally diverse perspectives. Curating Community? This AHRC Cultural Value Expert Workshop arose out of an awareness of a body of literature concerned Research archive Our research archive containing information about some of our past research projects over the years.