After many months of work behind the scenes, the team and I are thrilled to announce the launch of our NCACE Evidence Repository. Since the inception of the centre, it has been critical that we developed a virtual tool that enables users from across all sectors to access resources on the scale, extent, nature, drivers, … Continued
By March 2020 the United Kingdom was in lockdown, as a pandemic swept the world. By Summer 2020, A-Level exams had been cancelled. By August algorithmic grades were announced, swiftly followed by a set of teacher grades. Places were secured, or offered, at universities, accommodation was sorted, hopes were high; daily Covid-19 cases were down … Continued
Higher education institutions (HEIs) engage intensively with the arts and cultural sector. However, evidence about this engagement is very often partial and scattered, which makes it difficult to appraise the real importance of this phenomenon. Lack of systematic evidence also makes it harder for practitioners and academics to advocate for the importance and impact of partnerships and other forms of engagement between HEIs and arts and culture.
Kerry Wilson, Head of Research at the Institute of Cultural Capital and NCACE Collaboration Champion, reflects on her experience of partnership work in the culture, health and wellbeing field.
For five weeks during the 2021 summer holidays, the youth cooking charity Eat Club teamed up with partners from the Kings Cross Knowledge Quarter to deliver a unique cook and eat programme, themed around each partner’s work.
The past 3 (and a bit) years of my job as Impact Research Fellow at Bath Spa University have been dominated, as so many others, by developing Impact Case Studies (ICS).
NCACE held its first policy workshop on 17th June, bringing together around 135 practitioners, academics and policy makers to discuss collaborations between Higher Education and the arts and cultural sector.
This blog entry will provide a vignette of a key moment within a project entitled ‘Hear Me Out’, a response to urgency to connect families and patients in hospital who tested positive for COVID-19 in moments of grief.
NCACE has just launched its new Collaborations Champions Network to bring together people with experience, understanding…
In 2020, The University of Plymouth became one of twenty institutions to be awarded funding from the Office for Students and Research England funding competition, designed to explore the impact of student involvement in knowledge exchange.