Introducing our PhD researchers: Susan Oman

Susan Oman doing some everyday participation

Susan Oman doing some everyday participation

UPDATED: Susan’s latest UEP profile can now be found here

Working title: All being well: cultures of participation and the cult of measurement

I am a doctoral student at the ESRC Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change (CRESC) based at the University of Manchester. My research is inter-disciplinary, bridging the social sciences and humanities, and investigates the politics of cultural practices, participation and well-being. Continue reading

Everyday Participation in Parliament

In December the Understanding Everyday Participation – Articulating Cultural Values project (UEP) was chosen by the AHRC to highlight its cross-Research Council, Connected Communities programme at a high profile Research Councils UK (RCUK) event in the House of Commons. Entitled Underpinning UK Growth and Well-Being, the purpose of this event was to raise awareness of the impact and benefits of publicly funded research with parliamentarians, peers and business.

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