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Effects of Bristol Ageing Better Projects for older people (2021)
Report
Jones, M., Beardmore, A., & White, J. (2021). Effects of Bristol Ageing Better Projects for older people. Bristol, UK: National Lottery Community Fund

Bristol Ageing Better is a city-wide programme running between 2015-2022 aimed at reducing social isolation and loneliness amongst older people. The programme has run a wide range of initiatives to promote community involvement, participation in soci... Read More about Effects of Bristol Ageing Better Projects for older people.

Care homes in the community: Evaluation report of a Bristol Ageing Better project led by Alive (2021)
Report
Turrill, S., Blakemore, H., Sweet, A., Reed, J., Bernstein, S., Beardmore, A., & Jones, M. (2021). Care homes in the community: Evaluation report of a Bristol Ageing Better project led by Alive. Bristol, UK: National Lottery Community Fund

This report presents an evaluation of the Alive project ‘Communities of Interest’ funded by Bristol Ageing Better. It is a collaborative piece of work, written by Alive staff Sara Turrill (Project Manager, Alive), Harriet Blackmore (Project Assistant... Read More about Care homes in the community: Evaluation report of a Bristol Ageing Better project led by Alive.

Towards an age friendly Bristol? Understanding the context and development of the Bristol Ageing Better programme (2021)
Report
MacKintosh, S., Jones, M., Beardmore, A., White, J., & BAB Community Researchers, . (2021). Towards an age friendly Bristol? Understanding the context and development of the Bristol Ageing Better programme. Bristol, UK: National Lottery Community Fund

The Bristol Ageing Better (BAB) programme began in 2015 during a time of significant demographic, social, economic, political and policy change. This report looks, not at the projects commissioned by BAB, but at the underlying context. Using research... Read More about Towards an age friendly Bristol? Understanding the context and development of the Bristol Ageing Better programme.

BAB outcomes report - For screen (2021)
Report
Jones, M., Beardmore, A., & White, J. (2021). BAB outcomes report - For screen. National Lottery Community Fund

Scaling up action on urban sustainable food systems in the United Kingdom: Agenda setting, networking, and influence (2021)
Journal Article
Jones, M., & Hills, S. (2021). Scaling up action on urban sustainable food systems in the United Kingdom: Agenda setting, networking, and influence. Sustainability, 13(4), https://doi.org/10.3390/su13042156

There has been an increasing focus on the potential of city-based initiatives to address the negative impacts of the global food system. Adopting a meso-level policy perspective, this study aimed to explore whether, how, and why the UK non-government... Read More about Scaling up action on urban sustainable food systems in the United Kingdom: Agenda setting, networking, and influence.

Priorities for social science and humanities research on the challenges of moving beyond animal-based food systems (2021)
Journal Article
Morris, C., Kaljonen, M., Aavik, K., Balázs, B., Cole, M., Coles, B., …White, R. (2021). Priorities for social science and humanities research on the challenges of moving beyond animal-based food systems. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, 8(1), https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-021-00714-z

Increasingly high-profile research is being undertaken into the socio-environmental challenges associated with the over-production and consumption of food from animals. Transforming food systems to mitigate climate change and hidden hunger, ensure fo... Read More about Priorities for social science and humanities research on the challenges of moving beyond animal-based food systems.

Evaluation of the BAB community kick-start fund (2020)
Report
Crabbe, C., Fullforth, J., Groome, J., Hoadley, J., Jensen, A., Beardmore, A., & Jones, M. (2020). Evaluation of the BAB community kick-start fund. National Lottery Community Fund

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.