Guide/tools

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Dance to Health Norwich. Photo: Becky Demmen

How to… co-create an evaluation

Co-creation is a term we may hear a lot, but an evaluation of your project that is genuinely co-created can ...
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Image: The Lowry

How to… fail well

Owning and admitting openly to failure can be uncomfortable. But what do we mean by failure, and how can we ...
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Together to the Workhouse Door, with Sinfonia Viva, Orchestras Live. Photo: Charlie Jepson

Evaluation principles

These evaluation principles are a sharing of ideas to inform how evaluation is carried out and used in the cultural ...
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How to… find existing research

In this practical how to guide Dr Robyn Dowlen explains how to search for research that is relevant to your ...
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How to… create infographics with impact

Find out how to create effective infographics to summarise your research or evaluation project, in this how-to guide from Nifty ...
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How to... develop a research question
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How to… develop a research question

Are there issues or challenges you face as an organisation? Are you or do you aspire to be a learning ...
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Dance On, Yorkshire Dance. Photo: Sara Teresa

How to…broker a successful academic partnership

Are you interested in working with academics to create new knowledge and amplify understanding? This guide by Culture Forum North ...
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What Makes Gipton? A project by artist Andy Abbott commissioned by the East Leeds Project. Photo: Jules Lister

How to… co-commission research

Have you ever wanted to do research but didn’t have either the resources or expertise to do it alone? If ...
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