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Developing community leadership for action on affordable, healthy, and sustainable food issues (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Beardmore, A., Jones, M., Hills, S., & Ismail, S. (2023, May). Developing community leadership for action on affordable, healthy, and sustainable food issues. Presented at Our Food, Our Environment, University of Portsmouth

In the context of the current cost of living crisis, many activists are working within their communities to promote access to affordable, healthy, and sustainable food. Yet there are very few opportunities share experiences, ideas and resources betwe... Read More about Developing community leadership for action on affordable, healthy, and sustainable food issues.

Plant and share: An evaluation of food for life get togethers' small grants (2023)
Report
Jones, M., Beardmore, A., Hills, S., & Ismail, S. (2023). Plant and share: An evaluation of food for life get togethers' small grants. National Lottery Community Fund

This is a follow-up survey of the 2022 round of Plant and Share grant holders. It builds upon the UWE’s survey of the Cook and Share grant programme. It provides additional evidence on the small grants component of FFLGT with respect to growing. It a... Read More about Plant and share: An evaluation of food for life get togethers' small grants.

My Food Community: Summary evaluation findings from the first delivery of the programme in 2021–22 (2022)
Report
Beardmore, A., Jones, M., Hills, S., & Ismail, S. (2022). My Food Community: Summary evaluation findings from the first delivery of the programme in 2021–22. Bristol: National Lottery Community Fund

The Soil Association’s My Food Community is a community leadership programme intended to create ‘a network for good food champions to learn, connect and take action’. My Food Community forms part of Food for Life Get Togethers, a UK-wide National Lot... Read More about My Food Community: Summary evaluation findings from the first delivery of the programme in 2021–22.

My Food community: Full evaluation report on the first delivery of a community food leadership programme (2022)
Report
Beardmore, A., Jones, M., Hills, S., & Ismail, S. (2022). My Food community: Full evaluation report on the first delivery of a community food leadership programme. Online: National Lottery Community Fund

In the context of the current cost of living crisis, many activists are working within their communities to promote access to affordable, healthy, and sustainable food. Yet there are very few opportunities share experiences, ideas and resources betw... Read More about My Food community: Full evaluation report on the first delivery of a community food leadership programme.

Systematic review of surveillance systems for AMR in Africa (2022)
Journal Article
Okolie, O., Igwe, U., Ismail, S., Uzairue, L., & Adukwu, E. C. (2022). Systematic review of surveillance systems for AMR in Africa. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 78(1), 31-51. https://doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkac342

AIMS: Surveillance is a useful tool for tracking antimicrobial resistance (AMR) trends, patterns, therapeutic and policy interventions. Proper correlation of surveillance data gives meaningful insight into the underlying epidemiology and facilitates... Read More about Systematic review of surveillance systems for AMR in Africa.

Food for life get togethers evaluation: Good food and building community capacity through cook and share grants (2022)
Report
Jones, M., Hills, S., Ismail, S., & Beardmore, A. (2022). Food for life get togethers evaluation: Good food and building community capacity through cook and share grants. National Lottery Community Fund

‘Food for Life Get Togethers’ are regular community activities that connect people from all ages and backgrounds through growing, cooking and eating good food. In mid-2021 Food for Life asked community groups across the UK to apply for a £150 Cook an... Read More about Food for life get togethers evaluation: Good food and building community capacity through cook and share grants.

Nostalgic conversations: The co-production of an intervention package for people living with dementia and their spouse (2021)
Journal Article
Dodd, E., Ismail, S., Christopher, G., Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., & Cheston, R. (2022). Nostalgic conversations: The co-production of an intervention package for people living with dementia and their spouse. Dementia, 21(2), 489-502. https://doi.org/10.1177/14713012211047350

Objectives: Nostalgic memories are more social than other forms of autobiographical recall, often refer to atypical events, express more positive affect and reflect life as meaningful. Recalling a nostalgic (compared to ordinary) memory increases sel... Read More about Nostalgic conversations: The co-production of an intervention package for people living with dementia and their spouse.

The content of nostalgic memories among people living with dementia (2021)
Journal Article
Ismail, S., Dodd, E., Christopher, G., Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., & Cheston, R. (2022). The content of nostalgic memories among people living with dementia. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 94(4), 436-458. https://doi.org/10.1177/00914150211024185

Although dementia may affect the reliability of autobiographical memories, the psychological properties of nostalgic memories may be preserved. We compared the content of nostalgic (n = 36) and ordinary (n = 31) narratives of 67 participants living w... Read More about The content of nostalgic memories among people living with dementia.

Apart but not Alone: Neighbour support and the COVID-19 lockdown (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Biddle, M., & Jones, M. (2020, September). Apart but not Alone: Neighbour support and the COVID-19 lockdown. Presented at Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research e-Conference 2020 - ‘Times like these’: Researching civil society responses to and recovery from COVID-19

Our presentation covers the following themes: (a) Characteristics of neighbour support during the UK COVID-19 lockdown, including a comparison with more formal voluntary and statutory sector support; (b) relationship between area-based deprivation an... Read More about Apart but not Alone: Neighbour support and the COVID-19 lockdown.

Apart but not alone? A cross-sectional study of neighbour support in a major UK urban area during the COVID-19 lockdown (2020)
Journal Article
Jones, M., Beardmore, A., Biddle, M., Gibson, A., Ismail, S. U., McClean, S., & White, J. (2020). Apart but not alone? A cross-sectional study of neighbour support in a major UK urban area during the COVID-19 lockdown. Emerald Open Research, 2, Article 37. https://doi.org/10.35241/emeraldopenres.13731.1

Background: Evidence from a range of major public health incidents shows that neighbour-based action can have a critical role in emergency response, assistance and recovery. However, there is little research to date on neighbour-based action during t... Read More about Apart but not alone? A cross-sectional study of neighbour support in a major UK urban area during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Apart but not Alone - Neighbour Support and the Covid-19 Lockdown (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Ismail, S., McClean, S., Gibson, A., & Sabey, A. (2020, April). Apart but not Alone - Neighbour Support and the Covid-19 Lockdown. Presented at Centre for Public Health and Wellbeing monthly meeting

Initial findings from the survey of Bristol and the West Country, 6th - 12th April (days 14-20 of the UK Government Coronavirus Restrictions)

Apart but not alone - Neighbour support and the Covid-19 lockdown (2020)
Report
Beardmore, A., Jones, M., Biddle, M., White, J., Ismail, S., McClean, S., …Sabey, A. (2020). Apart but not alone - Neighbour support and the Covid-19 lockdown

Initial findings from the survey in Bristol and the West Country, 6th - 12th April 2020 (days 14-20 of the UK Government Coronavirus Restrictions)