Year, or Type of Project: 2021

  • How can an supportive and informative conversation about menopause be started without embarrassing or putting off people? This research seeks to create an intervention that helps to aid open conversations about menopause. (read more)
  • How can we talk about trans lives by examining the life of a gender non-conforming woman from the past? This research explores the life of Jenny Moore from the early twentieth century, and focuses on how living outside the law shaped their identity and experience. (read more)
  • How do we negotiate the politics of environmentalism - which can draw on ideas of invasive vs indigenous - and the politics of migration? How and why does language matter in policy debates over environment and migration? (read more)
  • What causes us to experience temperatures differently? The impacts of climate change will be widespread but will not be felt equally. This research seeks to facilitate an exploration of human experience of rising temperatures. (read more)
  • Is audio description assisted game playing feasible? Can audio description be applied to game streaming? Can video games include audio description? This research project seeks to answer these questions and promote accessible video gaming for all. (read more)
  • What's the best way to learn a poem? Is silent rote learning effective, or is it better to repeat things aloud, to visualise the poem's content, or to move about when trying to memorise it? Do different memorisation techniques induce different psychological effects? This research project investigates the psychological effects of verse concentrating upon the effects of metre and memorisation. (read more)
  • This project will support a network of academics, agroecology practitioners and non-academic experts to work towards a common goal: increasing the uptake and ease of agroecology in the south west of the UK through co-created research. Activities will include mapping a network of agroecological practitioners and researchers in the south west, and sociocratically develop a specific methodology for co-creating research within agroecology.  (read more)