Thematic tags: Narrative

  • Postmenopausal women make up 90% of cases of takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TCM), a temporary weakening of the left ventricle that causes an acute reversible heart failure. (read more)
  • The researchers believed that during this time the tools we were creating to respond to ‘the new normal’ had the capacity to further cement telepresence into our lives and to move further away from social communication. It was a time in which all of us were thinking afresh about how we live well with distance. (read more)
  • “Our garden in St Pauls is not only the patches of land that we are symbolically reclaiming from years of neglect as rubbish dumps and drug needle debris. It is the individuals and communities who daily engage in a fight to extricate their lives from white supremacist subjugation. Our plan is to deliver a physical… (read more)
  • Echoes of the Port is an experimental soundscape which aimed to bring to life the multilingual history of the Bristol city docks. (read more)
  • This methodology adapts photo elicitation techniques successfully employed by anthropologists by using archival photographs and images of historical items relating to healthcare. This was combined with group discussion, employing techniques from focus group interviews and public engagement encounters. This approach builds on work that suggests that public engagement can be employed as a useful research method, particularly suited to capturing people’s experiences. (read more)
  • Storytelling and practices of orality are fundamental components to Caribbean cultures, both regionally and nationally. Folk characters like Anansi, Compere Lapin, La Diablesse, and the Soucouyant are remembered and retold in the Caribbean and its diasporas through a rich tradition of oral storytelling. Storytelling has not only persisted as a means of connection and entertainment in the Caribbean, but also serves as a ‘methodological [tool] for unsettling colonialities in the twenty-first century’. (read more)
  • Engaging young readers in the co-creative activity of fiction/storytelling may provide hopeful and effective new reactions to the climate crisis, creating imaginative and desirable images of change and resilience to counter fear, apathy, and despair. (read more)
  • Academics are sometimes reluctant to admit that the takeaways from their research are more than factual. As a creative research process – rather than just a final output – storytelling is a way to explore the emotional, psychological, and spiritual truths in academic research, as well as the factual ones. (read more)
  • ‘Creative Grieving’ drew on insights from psychotherapists, bereavements councillors, and art therapists as well as artists, photographers, directors and writers who had turned to creative projects as a means of expressing and processing their grief. The project involved traditional research components and practice-as-research components. (read more)