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Input sought for PhD on creative work with older people

Emily Bradfield is a student at the University of Derby researching the use of participatory arts for promoting wellbeing and quality of life in older people. She is seeking information on which aspects of wellbeing and quality of life are most important for older people so that her research can provide a useful overview and resource for organisations working with older people.

She will be carrying out a review of literature to investigate how different art forms (visual arts, performing arts, poetry etc.) can be of benefit to people as they age.

Join the Arts Health Early Career Research Network (ECRN)

The Arts Health Early Career Research Network (ECRN) brings together early career researchers working on projects that lie at the intersection of the arts, humanities, health and medicine.

The ECRN has three aims:

1. To LINK together early career researchers through social events, networking opportunities and workshops

2. To provide podcasts and newsletters to help early career researchers LEARN more about the field

3. To run training events to enable early career researchers to LEAD their own research projects

Mentee, National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance – deadline 31 May 2017

The National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance’s professional mentoring scheme provides its members with opportunities to develop professional skills and knowledge through a one-to-one mentoring relationship. The scheme matches new and emerging practitioners who want to work in, or learn more about, arts and criminal justice with experts working in the field. The mentors can provide a range of support about using arts within the criminal justice system, including:

What do prisoners and ex-offenders need to learn? – deadline end-May 2017

The Monument Trust Fellowship has called for responses to the question ‘What do prisoners and ex-offenders need to learn?’ Responses are sought from as wide a community as possible in the form of 800–2,000-word submissions.

The Monument Trust funded work in the criminal justice space. Read a report on its work here.

Submit research or evaluation to the NCJAA Evidence Library – open deadline

The National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance is looking for new research and evaluation reports on the impact of arts in criminal justice settings to publish in its Evidence Library – an online library housing the key research and evaluation documents on the impact of arts-based projects, programmes and interventions within the criminal justice system. The Library currently contains over 90 evaluations from 32 arts organisations and 37 academic institutions.

Submissions for open exhibition, Sharp wild garden, Brixton – deadline 12 June 2017

Artists are invited to visit the Sharp wild garden in Brixton any time between now and 12 June, and produce work in any medium influenced by the wide variety of plants, flowers, herbs and trees for an exhibition running until 29 July 2017.

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Proposals for Artangel Everywhere – deadline 30 April 2017

Artangel Everywhere explores a broader understanding of place. Creative proposals are invited for projects that embrace the idea of a connected community and can be experienced by people around the world.

The selected proposal will undergo an extensive R&D stage before moving into production. Artangel will build a team that could include technologists, engineers, and designers to support the idea, making connections between complementary fields of expertise as a key aspect of the production process.

Operators sought for the Exchange arts space, Isle of Dogs – deadline 21 April 2017

Proposals are sought from organisations working in the performing arts and other creative fields, to operate a new arts centre on the ASDA site near Crossharbour DLR Station, on the Isle of Dogs in East London.

Between March and May 2017 Futurecity is leading the search for an Operator of the new arts space, which has the working title of ‘The Exchange’, and which is scheduled to open its doors in 2020. The artistic vision brought to Crossharbour by the Operator of the Exchange is key to our ambitions for the District Centre.

Imperial Quality Improvement Sprint - 12 April 2017

Imperial College Healthcare Trust has launched a new series of Imperial Quality Improvement (iQI) Sprints to tackle problems faced by healthcare workers in their daily working lives. An iQI Sprint is an intense day of team work where healthcare staff, patients, artists, engineers and designers work together to come up with innovative solutions and test these new ideas with patients and hospital staff.

Master's Awards in Humanities and Social Science – open deadline

A new Wellcome Trust funding scheme for researchers wishing to undertake humanities or social science Master's courses in any area of health.

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