Thematic tags: Diversity

  • What is the perceived value of developing a set of guidelines for co-production co-designed by a group of disparate communities coming together to seek racial justice? The Research Action Coalition for Race Equality explores this in their work to overcome barriers to data access among race equality activists in the South West UK. (read more)
  • How would care receivers like to experience care in the future? What does it looks like? What is it's materiality? What emotions will it bring? “Bristol Carescapes” is a project about care futures in Bristol that compasses experiential, explorative and collaborative approaches to exploring and envisaging care futures. (read more)
  • Collaboration and collectivity are key tenets of hip hop culture, yet most hip hop scholarship is the result of solitary endeavours. Currently, there exists no model for interrogating hip hop in its urban context that allows for a multivocal approach between multiple academic disciplines and artists, and one that balances cultural life both on the street and online. (read more)
  • Simulated patient sessions are a core part of health professional training and rely on actors playing the role of a patient in a prepared scenario. There is little official guidance on these scenarios, and many institutions create their own. These have the potential to be problematic and reinforce stereotypes.  This study will be the first step on a journey to coproducing a culturally competent teaching resource that reflects patient experiences and needs with materials from a range of communities, facilitation guide, and example videos.  (read more)
  • While using a washing-machine is a highly routinised domestic practice, its environmental implications have extensive detrimental environmental effects. At the same time due to sharp rises in energy prices, falling real wages, and ruinous levels of economic disparity, doing laundry in this way is becoming unaffordable for a growing proportion of the people in the UK. For the vehicle dwelling community of Bristol - who are living in the most part off-grid in urban and semi-rural areas within and around the city - the lack of easy access to laundry facilities, running water or wastewater drainage is nothing new. (read more)
  • The aim was to approach memorialisation, memory, and healing through dance to address the contested histories of Bristol, one of considerable note being the Colston Statue which was almost awarded a new plaque during the year of this Ideas Exchange (2019). (read more)
  • How can participatory research can help us to further our understanding of how the sensory environment affects inclusive design and societal wellbeing? This research wants to better understand how new technologies affect people’s multisensory experiences and can allow for more inclusive musical experiences. (read more)
  • Recent social movements have catapulted the issue harmful masculinities into the forefront of public consciousness. Men also experience violence, yet this is overwhelmingly perpetrated by other men. This research seeks to form a network of practitioners, artists and academics to talk about boys, men and masculinity. (read more)