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Connecting communities programme evaluation: Integrated leg care clinic (2023)
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Biddle, M., Dodd, E., & Jones, M. (2023). Connecting communities programme evaluation: Integrated leg care clinic. University of the West of England: Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care System

This is a report on the evaluation of the Connecting Communities Integrated Leg Care Clinic (ILCC), one of five pilot projects developed by Age UK Bristol (AUKB) for the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care System (BNSSG... Read More about Connecting communities programme evaluation: Integrated leg care clinic.

Child safeguarding and immersive technologies - An outline of the risks (2023)
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McIntosh, V. (2023). Child safeguarding and immersive technologies - An outline of the risks. London: NSPCC

Given the rapid growth of new technologies, including immersive environments, the current generation of extended reality products – Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) – and the clear shift towards the development of the metaverse, resear... Read More about Child safeguarding and immersive technologies - An outline of the risks.

Child safeguarding and immersive technologies - Key concepts (2023)
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McIntosh, V. (2023). Child safeguarding and immersive technologies - Key concepts. London: NSPCC

Given the rapid growth of new technologies, including immersive environments, the current generation of extended reality products – Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) – and the clear shift towards the development of the metaverse, resear... Read More about Child safeguarding and immersive technologies - Key concepts.

Issues, challenges and opportunities for trauma-informed practice (2023)
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Senker, S., Eason, A., pawson, C., & McCartan, K. (in press). Issues, challenges and opportunities for trauma-informed practice. HMI Probation

This report was kindly produced by Dr Sarah Senker, Dr Anne Eason, Dr Chris Pawson and Professor Kieran McCartan, building upon previous Academic Insights papers and highlighting some of the key issues, challenges and opportunities for trauma-informe... Read More about Issues, challenges and opportunities for trauma-informed practice.

Technical considerations for the developments of (child) sex offender registries (2023)
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McCartan, K., Constant, S., & Beg, Z. (in press). Technical considerations for the developments of (child) sex offender registries. ECPAT International

The aim of this document is NOT to support or proscribe the use of a sex offender registry, but rather it is to suggest points of consideration for countries contemplating developing or reviewing their own registry. The development, rollout, and main... Read More about Technical considerations for the developments of (child) sex offender registries.

Food for life get togethers: Programme evaluation summary and synthesis final report (2023)
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Jones, M., Sarah, H., Ismail, S., & Beardmore, A. (2023). Food for life get togethers: Programme evaluation summary and synthesis final report. Bristol UWE: National Lottery Community Fund

This report provides a summary and synthesis of UWE’s evaluation of the Food for Life Get Togethers programme (2019–23). The phrase ‘Get Togethers’ highlights the connections that people from all ages and backgrounds can make through growing, cooking... Read More about Food for life get togethers: Programme evaluation summary and synthesis final report.

Local food partnerships in Wales (2023)
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Jones, M., & Hills, S. (2023). Local food partnerships in Wales. Bristol: National Lottery Community Fund and Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

In 2022 the government in Wales became the first of the four UK nations to fund the development of multi-sectoral food partnerships in all local authority areas. This report presents an analysis of the background, plans and early progress taking plac... Read More about Local food partnerships in Wales.

West of England e-scooter trial evaluation final report (2023)
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Chatterjee, K., Parkin, J., Bozovic, T., & Flower, J. (2023). West of England e-scooter trial evaluation final report. West of England Combined Authority

The e-scooter rental trial in the West of England started in October 2020 and is part of an England-wide programme of e-scooter trials in cities and towns overseen by the Department for Transport (DfT). There are two operating areas in the West of En... Read More about West of England e-scooter trial evaluation final report.

Another brick in the wall? The case for embedded foresight (2023)
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De Vito, L., & Radaelli, C. M. (2023). Another brick in the wall? The case for embedded foresight

Foresight can support policymakers to address long-term goals and navigate uncertainty in a context of poly- and perma-crisis. Common foresight methods like scenario planning and horizon scanning are commonly deployed to anticipate future risks and o... Read More about Another brick in the wall? The case for embedded foresight.

Tackling loneliness with transport fund: Engaging young people with community rail - Evaluation report (2023)
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Ricci, M. (in press). Tackling loneliness with transport fund: Engaging young people with community rail - Evaluation report. Community Rail Network

This report presents the evaluation approach and results of the project Engaging Young People with Community Rail, funded by the Department for Transport’s Tackling Loneliness with Transport Fund . The project engaged with young people aged 15-24... Read More about Tackling loneliness with transport fund: Engaging young people with community rail - Evaluation report.

Global Britain, contested spaces, and the UK overseas territories: A report on the existing and future relationship between the UK and its overseas territories (2023)
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Clegg, P., Matheson, K., & Mut Bosque, M. (2023). Global Britain, contested spaces, and the UK overseas territories: A report on the existing and future relationship between the UK and its overseas territories. UWE Bristol

Since the decision of the UK to leave the EU, the UK Government has established and promoted the idea of ‘Global Britain’. Perhaps the clearest, but still largely unrecognised, manifestations of Global Britain are the UK’s Overseas Territories. The T... Read More about Global Britain, contested spaces, and the UK overseas territories: A report on the existing and future relationship between the UK and its overseas territories.

Amplifying the voices of neurodivergent students in relation to higher education assessment at UWE Bristol (2023)
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Chicken, S., Fogg Rogers, L., Hobbs, L., Hunt-Fraisse, T., & Lewis, D. (2023). Amplifying the voices of neurodivergent students in relation to higher education assessment at UWE Bristol. UWE Bristol

This paper reports on a study funded by the UWE Pedagogical Project fund in 2021-2022, which aimed to amplify the voices of neurodivergent (referred to as ‘ND’) students in relation to lived experiences of Higher Education (HE) assessment practices w... Read More about Amplifying the voices of neurodivergent students in relation to higher education assessment at UWE Bristol.

Loneliness: What it is, how it affects young people, how it can be tackled, and the role of transport (2023)
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Ricci, M. (2023). Loneliness: What it is, how it affects young people, how it can be tackled, and the role of transport. Community Rail Network

This report is a summary of the evidence on loneliness, looking in particular at how loneliness can be defined, how it affects the population and specifically children and young people, what type of interventions can successfully tackle loneliness an... Read More about Loneliness: What it is, how it affects young people, how it can be tackled, and the role of transport.

Effects of Cowichan Lake water management on Vancouver Lamprey in British Columbia and identification of possible enhancement opportunities (2023)
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Grant, P., Wade, J., Lewis, T., Castañeda, . R., Rutherford, T., & Miller, K. (2023). Effects of Cowichan Lake water management on Vancouver Lamprey in British Columbia and identification of possible enhancement opportunities. Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Canada

Vancouver Lamprey (also known as Cowichan Lake Lamprey; Entosphenus macrostomus) is listed as a threatened species under the Species at Risk Act (SARA). This species is endemic to three interconnected lakes on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Cowi... Read More about Effects of Cowichan Lake water management on Vancouver Lamprey in British Columbia and identification of possible enhancement opportunities.

My Food Community: Full evaluation report on the first 2 years of the Community Food Leadership Programme (2023)
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Beardmore, A., Jones, M., Hills, S., & Ismail, S. (2023). My Food Community: Full evaluation report on the first 2 years of the Community Food Leadership Programme. National Lottery Community Fund

My Food Community (MFC) is run as an online training programme for approximately six months, with opportunity for face-to-face meetings. After the training, participants can apply for a small grant to give them the opportunity to put their newly deve... Read More about My Food Community: Full evaluation report on the first 2 years of the Community Food Leadership Programme.