Month: May 2015


The power of culture is being harnessed to help tackle poverty in Wales as part of a pioneering project in which Cardiff University is a key partner.

Posted on 21 May 2015 by Mel Evans

The Welsh Government’s Fusion: Tackling Poverty through Culture programme aims to inspire young people and adults who would not normally have the opportunities to take part in culture and the arts. The University’s Strong Communities, Healthier People flagship engagement project will lead the Cardiff Pioneer Area, building on existing cultural outreach work. Professor Kevin Morgan,
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Consulting with the Community: What, Where, How?

Posted on 13 May 2015 by Martin O'Neill

On 7th May 2015 the Strong Communities Healthier People initiative  (SCHeP) instigated its pilot participatory research capacity building initiative in the Butetown, Riverside and Grangetown Communities First (CF)  cluster area of Cardiff. Strong Communities Healthier People (SCHeP) is a Cardiff University funded initiative which is experimenting with the use of co-production and action research for
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“A little boy from Merthyr Always, Always”

Posted on 13 May 2015 by Mel Evans

Dr Martin O’Neill has written a guest blog for National Theatre Wales Company “A little boy from Merthyr always, always” is a phrase well known  to many a person from that town that sits at the top of the Taff valley which people sometimes refer to as the capital of The Valleys.      
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A Call to Academic Staff and Post-Graduate Students

Posted on 12 May 2015 by Mel Evans

Strong Communities, Healthier people (SCHeP) is one of five flagship engagement projects supported by the Vice Chancellor to  develop a sustainable model of collaborative research, education, engagement, knowledge exchange and impact between the University and communities that are currently party of the Welsh Government’s anti-poverty programme Communities First.  We see this as being a two
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