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Inequality through Covid: findings from the second wave of the Covid-19 participation monitor
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Inequality through Covid: findings from the second wave of the Covid-19 participation monitor

Is Covid-19 further exacerbating existing inequalities in cultural engagement?  By now, we know all too well that the pandemic has ...
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Willingness to attend: findings from the Covid-19 participation monitor
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Willingness to attend: findings from the Covid-19 participation monitor

Which audiences are ready to return?  This report from The Audience Agency shares findings from a nationwide survey, the Cultural ...
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The Lowry building interior during closure in lockdown
The Lowry in Lockdown. Photo: Nathan Chandler

Working with and supporting cultural organisations: local cultural policies and Newton’s Law of Cultural Funding

Researchers Rachel Johnson, Abigail Gilmore and Benjamin Dunn look at how Covid-19 is changing arts and culture policy and strategy ...
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Webinar: Covid-19: "The great unequaliser?"
Image: Clockwise from top left; Anne Torreggiani, Lara Ratnaraja, Dr Roaa Ali, Ben Walmsley

Webinar: Covid-19: “The great unequaliser?”

Is the pandemic the catalyst the sector needs to build a more equal future? What questions should we be asking ...
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The impact of Covid-19 on jobs in the cultural sector - part 3
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The impact of Covid-19 on jobs in the cultural sector – part 3

What happened to freelancers in 2020? Covid-19 and the creative economy In part 3 of our 'impact of Covid-19 on ...
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Research digest: Training and development of healthcare students
Healthcare students, University of Leeds

Research digest: Training and development of healthcare students

There are growing examples of cultural organisations and practitioners working with healthcare students (including medical, nursing, midwifery, dental students) to ...
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Digital engagement: findings from the Covid-19 participation monitor
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Digital engagement: findings from the Covid-19 participation monitor

How are the public engaging in digital creative and cultural activities during the pandemic? ...
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Empty theatre seats
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The impact of Covid-19 on jobs in the cultural sector – part 2

What are the national and regional differences, and the differences between demographic groups? This article written in February 2021 shares ...
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Impacts of Covid-19: a snapshot from the cultural sector
Vogue Ball, Contact Theatre. Photo: Drew Forsyth

Impacts of Covid-19: a snapshot from the cultural sector

This article written in January 2021 shares findings from a national research programme that is building a robust and in-depth ...
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Covid-19 Cultural Participation Monitor: December 2020
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Covid-19 Cultural Participation Monitor: December 2020

This report from The Audience Agency shares findings from a nationwide survey on the public's views about participating in creative ...
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