Tagged with mental health

Resource: Launch of MARCH network to explore how social, cultural and community assets can enhance public mental health and wellbeing

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) have announced £8-million-worth of funding to bring researchers, charities and other organisations together to address important mental health research questions. One of the grants – for £1.25m – has been awarded to Dr Daisy Fancourt at UCL. Her network, MARCH, will explore how social, cultural and community assets (including the arts, … Continue reading

Training: Dementia and the Arts – Sharing Practice, Developing Understanding and Enhancing Lives; a FutureLearn online course

Explore, challenge and shape your perceptions of dementia through science and the creative arts in this free online 4-week course, CPD certified; accredited by the Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH). In this course you will discover how the arts can create a common ground between people, and in doing so, learn what we can all … Continue reading

Funding: St. James’s Place Charitable Foundation

The St. James’s Place Charitable Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the St. James’s Place Wealth Management Group. St. James’s Place Wealth Management is a leading UK wealth management company. Founded in 1991, St. James’s Place was listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1997, and is a FTSE 100 company, with £96.6 billion funds … Continue reading

Networking: Engage Conference 2018 – A Social Prescription

The 2018 Engage Conference will explore the intersection between arts, health, wellbeing and education.  Hosted by the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester, a centre for excellence in arts and health, we invite educators, curators, researchers, artists and policymakers to discuss the immense diversity of approaches to arts and health in current practice. Date: 13 and 14 November 2018 More detail on Engage website: https://www.engage.org/asocialprescription

Opportunity: Freelance Enterprise Development Manager, Creativity Works

Opportunity: Freelance Enterprise Development Manager, Creativity Works

Creativity Works are looking for a dynamic, experienced and action-focused freelance Enterprise Development Manager to work on our new Creative Resilience Programme. The candidate will work alongside Creativity Works staff, artists and a consultant to develop the programme, deliver a pilot and articulate the further business model. The Creative Resilience Programme is a new initiative bringing … Continue reading