Current Engagement in Research and Scholarship

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Manager 2.0 2012-13 Series of three Practice Based Innovation workshops with Business Leaders/ Organisation Managers. R & KT Bid to share research and approach in the UK. Lahti School of Innovation, Finland
Gypsy Roma Traveller and Settled communities: an arts based research project 2011-14 ‘Travelling methodologies’ series of workshops , exhibition and paper 2012-2013 Cheshire West and Cheshire Author, Prof Rob Hulme, Unit for Transprofessionalism University of Chester
Techniques for Raising Awareness of Itinerant Cultures (TRAFIC) 2012-14 Concept note was pre-selected by the panel in April 2012 and we submitted the full bid in May to run this proposed 3 year project combining Process Drama, Philosophic Approach and Stop Animation. Bid DEEP submission unsuccessful now re-positioning Lead Institution with Cheshire West and Chester Local Authority, East Cheshire Local Authority, Pro Consensio NGO Estonia, PIKrakov Poland, University of Applied Sciences Lithuania, University of Bethlehem, KADE NGO Northern Ireland
Teacher’s Intercultural Awareness and Competence (TIAC) 2010-13 Total funding received over three years 110,000 (2010-2013). Next network meeting in Spain Oct 2013, Theme submitted to Jyvasklya Conference Nov. 2013 in which we will pull together papers from all partners for presentation and then publication purposes Universities of Chester, Jyvaskyla Finland, PHWien Austria, Tartu Estonia, Flensburg Germany, Malaga, Spain, Linkopings Sweden
Arts Programme Evaluation 2012-15 Two meetings with the Head of Learning and Participation to discuss the Evaluation of their Three Year Funded North West Youth Programme. Co-ordinator in place summer 2012, meeting to discuss scale and scope and bid September 2012 Manchester Camerata
Aesthetic and pedagogic adjustment in process drama practice 2009-13 Grundtvig Bid 2012 for project extension 2012-2014 Theatre Pa’thothom, Barcelona, La Neveva, Mataro, Catalunya, Spain
Applied Drama Anglo-Japanese Collaboration 2011-14 Network for practice and research exchange. Seminar series. Sept 2010 UK/ March2011 UK1, April 2012 Japan. Naomi Shimizu- Green, NEC, Tokyo & Professor Yuri Kobayashi, Tokyo City University, Takao Takashi. Tokyo Gakugei University Tokyo, Japan Foundation London.
Drama and the business of walking about 2010 First Paper published Dec 2011in PESTLHE, next two papers focus on1. Research stimulus 2. Business.2012-2013. Co-authored article with Clive Holtham, Cass Business School, City University, London
Raising political awareness through applied drama 2003-13 A series of research informed interactive performances in collaboration with Hala Al Yamani, University of Bethlehem to raise awareness of the Palestinian-Israeli situation. Article Autumn 2012 Hala Al Yamani, University of Bethlehem, Palestine
Creativity in the Professions 2012 Joint Chester University of Warwick ESRC funded Symposium, Feb.2010. Ongoing. Next seminar based around Lappeenranta University visit to Chester 2012-2013 Creativity in the Professions Network, Cass Business School, City University , London, Innovation Unit, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
Process drama and Shintashi/ Body Poetry 2006-14 Process drama and Body Poetry: collaborative project, Research informed workshops and articles, Stage 1 September-November 2006, Stage 2 February 2008, Stage 3, June 2008, Stage 5 Spring 2009, Stage 6 August 2009, Stage 7 Chapter on Taichi’s ‘Pilgrim’ for ‘The Greatest Shows on Earth’ Libri Publishing, Dec. 2011 deadline. Pre-text with April 2012 Yosuke Ohashi, Tai-chi-kikaku, Tokyo. Visiting three month fellowship and subsequent three week touring project funded by the Japanese Ministry of Culture
The use of drama in the teaching of Modern Foreign Languages 2008-2010-2012 Paper, Boundary Crossing Symposium, BERA Conference, with Bethan Hulse. UNESCO Arts Conference: ‘Process drama in language teaching: supporting student Modern Language teachers in the development of creative practice’ Paper Bethan Hulse, University of Chester University of Manchester. University of Nantes, France, September 3-7 2012
Artistic inquiry: the use of drama in management education 2006 - Articles on dissensual dialogue, to be worked from papers already given in -2012-2013 Clive Holtham, CASS Business School, City University London, Neil Malarkey Comedy Store, Raimonda Medesienne University of Chester.

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Gypsy Roma Traveller and Settled communities: an arts based research project 2011 ‘Travelling methodologies’ Paper Cheshire West and Cheshire Author,Prof Rob Hulme, Unit for Transprofessionalism University of Chester
Aesthetic and pedagogic adjustment in process drama practice 2009-11 Paper  2012 Theatre Pa’thothom, Barcelona, La Neveva, Mataro, Catalunya, Spain
Applied Drama Anglo-Japanese Collaboration 2010-11 Network for practice and research exchange. Seminar series. Sept 2010 UK/ March201 UK1, June 2011 Japan. Naomi Shimizu- Green, NEC, Tokyo & Professor Yuri Kobayashi, Tokyo City University, Takao Takashi. Tokyo Gakugei University Tokyo, Japan Foundation London.
Drama and the business of  walking about 2010 Paper 2011 Co-authored article with Clive Holtham, Cass Business School, City University, London
Raising political awareness through applied drama 2007-11 A series of research informed interactive performances in collaboration with Hala Al Yamani, University of Bethlehem to raise awareness of the Palestinian-Israeli situation. Article Autumn Summer 2011 Hala Al Yamani,
University of Bethlehem, Palestine
Creativity in the Professions 2009-2011 Joint Chester University of Warwick ESRC funded Symposium, Feb.2010 - Ongoing. Next seminar based around Lappeenranta University visit to Chester  April 6-7 2011. Creativity in the Professions Network, Cass Business School, City University , London, Innovation Unit, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
Process drama and Shintashi/ Body Poetry 2006-11 Process drama and Body Poetry: collaborative project, Research informed workshops and articles, Stage 1 September-November 2006, Stage 2 February 2008, Stage 3, June 2008, Stage 5 Spring 2009, Stage 6 August 2009, Stage 7 Chapter on Taichi’s ‘Pilgrim’ for ‘The Greatest Shows on Earth’ Libri Publishing, Dec. 2010 deadline. Yosuke Ohashi, Tai-chi-kikaku, Tokyo. Visiting three month fellowship and subsequent three week touring project funded by the Japanese Ministry of Culture
The use of drama in the teaching of Modern Foreign Languages 2008-2010 Paper, Boundary Crossing Symposium, BERA Conference, with Bethan Hulse Bethan Hulse, University of Chester University of Manchester
Artistic inquiry: the use of drama in management education 2006-10 Articles on dissensual dialogue, to be worked from papers already given in 2007-2010. Clive Holtham, CASS Business School, City University London
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