Our research-to-practice collaborations are delivered with cultural partners, schools, young people, and community leaders. We specialise in art-science educational initiatives and delivering research in partnership with the arts and cultural sector. You can explore a selection of our projects below.
MECHANICS OF LIFE
Engaging learners with the mechanics of movement through dance.
CULTURE ON THE DOORSTEP
Place-based learning in 15-minutes neighborhoods.
ENHANCING RESEARCH CULTURE
Creative approaches to exploring the research environment in Mechanical Engineering
Mapping cultural engagement in schools to inform strategic policy making in Leeds.
Exploring the language of shape and form across disciplines with choreographer Kenneth Tindall and Northern Ballet.
TALKING ABOUT HEALTH
Scoping a STEAM education initiative to engage young people in urban slum communities in Dhaka.
CREATIVE SCIENCE IN SCHOOLS
Art-based pedagogy in microbiology to broaden the science curriculum and build science capital.
KEEPIN' IT REAL
Award-winning art-science initiative to improve children’s understanding of the science of the pandemic.
Designing and prototyping a hands-on educational model to communicate the mechanics of viral infection.
FAB LAB LA CAMPANA
Co-creating a Fab Lab with young people in the La Campana-Altamira community in Monterrey, Mexico.
Creating novel visualisation tool for nanotechnology awareness, enabling audience to ‘see at the nanoscale’.
ART AND SCIENCE IN DIALOGUE
A journey through geometry, from patterns to polyhedra, and into the realm of mathematical virology.
FORM, SHAPE, AND SPACE
Exploring geometric patterns and paper folding as the basis for cross-curricular classroom activities.