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SCHeP Participatory Research – A Participants Perspective

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SCHeP Participatory Research – A Participants Perspective

Posted on 5 September 2017 by Mel Evans

Written by: Tracey Marsh, Techniquest Our aims were that we wanted to better understand the needs of Techniquest’s current audience and also the needs of those audiences that were underrepresented […]

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What would a Cultural Participation Research Network look like, and why should we have one?

Posted on 17 August 2017 by Mel Evans

By Eva Elliott and Ellie Byrne In 2015, we were asked to lead on part of the Welsh Government’s FUSION programme, in response to Baroness Kay Andrews’ report on culture […]

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Merthyr Rising 2017

Posted on 13 June 2017 by Mel Evans

By Dr Martin O'Neill For the third year Strong Communities Healthier People (SCHeP) supported the Merthyr Rising Festival, particularly through our sponsorship of the Waun Common debates.The Merthyr Rising festival […]

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Introduction to Co-Production

Posted on 5 June 2017 by Mel Evans

Written by Dr Martin O'Neill For the past three years the team at Strong Communities Healthier People (SCHeP) have been working with local communities both in Cardiff and Merthyr Tydfil […]

 
Cardiff Medics Seek Some Answers on the Multi-cultural Streets of Cardiff

Cardiff Medics Seek Some Answers on the Multi-cultural Streets of Cardiff

Posted on 21 November 2016 by Mel Evans

Blog by Dr Martin O'Neill The first week of November 2016 saw the third Strong Communities Healthier People Initiative’s Student Selected Component for Cardiff University medical students.  The aim of […]

Cardiff School of Social Science Visit from Representatives from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences to Merthyr Tydfil 9th November 2016

Cardiff School of Social Science Visit from Representatives from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences to Merthyr Tydfil 9th November 2016

Posted on 21 November 2016 by Mel Evans

Blog Written by Dr Martin O'Neill On the 9th November 2016 the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University through their Strong Communities Healthier People (SCHeP) community engagement initiative hosted […]

Communities First provides a life-line for many: change must be built on its strong foundations

Communities First provides a life-line for many: change must be built on its strong foundations

Posted on 9 November 2016 by Mel Evans

Blog Author: Dr Eva Elliott with Professor Emma Renold and Professor Gareth Williams On the 13th October 2016 the BBC Wales website announced: ‘Communities First anti-poverty scheme to be dropped’.  […]

Fusion Networking Event

Fusion Networking Event

Posted on 4 August 2016 by Mel Evans

Blog: By Dr Martin O'Neill As part of the continuing development of the From Fort to Pit to Port Fusion initiative on Monday 25th July we held a networking event […]

Trek to Connect: how geocaching is generating a love of history

Trek to Connect: how geocaching is generating a love of history

Posted on 12 July 2016 by Mel Evans

Blog by Dr Eva Elliott It all started with a group of men from the North of Merthyr Tydfil who, for different reasons, were unemployed at that time.  Their interest […]

2nd Medical Student Placements Cardiff: March 2016, Butetown, Riverside and Grangetown.

2nd Medical Student Placements Cardiff: March 2016, Butetown, Riverside and Grangetown.

Posted on 17 May 2016 by Mel Evans

Blog By Dr Martin O'Neill The second placement of second year medical students from Cardiff University through SCHeP took place in March 2016.  This placement took place in the Butetown, […]