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Research digest: Young people’s mental health

What is the impact of arts and cultural activities on the mental health and wellbeing of young people?

In our latest research digest, we summarise the evidence in this key topic area. An essential read for practitioners working with young people.

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Fusion Programme, Swansea 2019. Photo: Amina Abu-Shahba

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Together to the Workhouse Door, with Sinfonia Viva, Orchestras Live. Photo: Charlie Jepson
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Research digest: Older people - culture, community, connection
Yorkshire Dance. Dance On. Photo by Sara Teresa
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Research digest: Older people – culture, community, connection

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Wakefield Council's Festival of the Moon. Photo Andrew Benge
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Slung Low, Flood Part 4. Image: Malcolm Johnson
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Sharing learning: Slung Low – Flood

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Discover curated resources designed to keep you up-to-date with current thinking and practice.

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Broker a successful academic partnership

Are you interested in working with academics to create new knowledge and amplify understanding?

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Co-commission research

Have you ever wanted to do research but didn’t have either the resources or expertise to do it alone? If the answer is yes, this guide might be what you’re looking for.

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Cultural democracy

What is cultural democracy and how have ideas about cultural democracy – from the radical to the pragmatic – influenced policy and practice?

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Co-creating value though audience engagement

How can cultural value be co-created with audiences in a democratic and collaborative way?

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Value(s) in cultural participation

Are you thinking about participation and the different values we all bring to our experience of culture?

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Understanding audiences

When we think about audience research, are we hoping to engage people who are new to the arts, deepen the experience of those who already attend, or demonstrate the cultural value of live arts events?