Arts & Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice, has announced a call for papers for a special issue of the journal on Music and Singing Across the Lifespan. The Journal is seeking to publish studies that address different age groups including children, young people, working age adults and older adults.
The fund aims to stimulate arts participation and engagement encouraging partnerships between established organisations and community/school groups. Projects will increase active participation in the arts by working with a diverse cross-section of the community including young people, older people and under-represented groups.
The Digital R&D Fund for the Arts has issued its final call for submissions. Established by NESTA, the Arts and Humanities Research Council and Arts Council England, the £7m fund is entering its final year. The fund is seeking applications which explore innovative ways of delivering the arts to new audiences or develop new business models for the arts sector.
Lemos&Crane working with Thames Reach and the Lankelly Chase Foundation presents the Digital Empowerment Awards.
LAHF is recruiting! We are looking to appoint a new Development Manager on an initial six month contract to support the implementation of our programme of projects. Working with the Director, the Development Manager will help shape and develop project proposals, research relevant, potential income streams and develop funding applications.
rb&hArts is seeking an experienced professional musician to perform solo for one afternoon a week in the intensive treatment and high dependency areas of a north-west London hospital. This charitably-funded pilot project will run from early January to the end of April 2014.
Entries are now being accepted for the 2014 Hippocrates Prize for poetry and medicine.
The 8th World Congress on Mental Health, entitled Mental Wellbeing in All Policies, will take place in London next September. The conference has issued a call for papers with a particular emphasis on non-medical approaches to generating wellbeing.
This fund is designed to strengthen the local arts sector in Barking & Dagenham and to provide support for the kinds of arts development activities which are difficult to get funded elsewhere. Awards of up to £3,000 are available to groups, organisations and individuals aged over 16 and living or working in Barking & Dagenham. The deadline for applying is 13 February 2014.
The Royal Society for Public Health has launched a new training programme in arts and health as part of its Training Solutions programmes and courses. New Horizons is coordinated by Dr Paul M Camic, FRSPH and Professor of Psychology & Public Health at Canterbury Christ Church University, who has worked with Dr Heather Davison of RSPH to develop the programme.
The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has launched a £6m small grants programme to enable communities to mark the centenary of the first world war.