Case studies

2005, 2016

Creating Hackney as Home: Young People as Participatory Researchers and as Publics

By |May 20th, 2016|Categories: Case study|

Melissa Butcher The London Borough of Hackney is marked by high levels of cultural diversity, social inequalities, and mobility into and out of the area. It is also subject to rapid and intense processes of [...]

2604, 2016

Sustainable flood memory – trialling digital storytelling as a form of adaptive learning and knowledge exchange for resilience in at risk communities

By |April 26th, 2016|Categories: Case study|

Lindsey McEwen, Andrew Holmes and Joanne Garde-Hansen It is well known in the research and policy literature that there can be a large gap between public awareness of flood risk, and the move towards preparedness [...]

1404, 2016

SOCIAL LEARNING FOR COMMUNITY RESILIENCE: REDUCING THE RISKS FROM FLOODING IN AND AROUND CREDITON

By |April 14th, 2016|Categories: Case study|

Dr Stewart Barr Flooding is a major and growing problem for rural communities throughout the UK. The winter storms of 2013–14 demonstrated how communities can become cut-off and people’s lives can be disrupted and devastated by the effects of flood water. [...]

704, 2016

Producing urban asylum

By |April 7th, 2016|Categories: Case study|

Dr Jonathan Darling This research represents the first endeavour to examine the impacts of recent attempts to privatise asylum dispersal accommodation and provision within the UK. The research explores how the changing policy landscape of [...]