• 68 Grand Parade, University of Brighton

    BN2 0JY Brighton

    United Kingdom

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Inclusive arts practices

The Centre for Arts and Wellbeing has a membership of academics, creative practitioners and health practitioners across the University of Brighton. We work with our associate members, as well as local, national and international communities, to improve individual, social and environmental wellbeing.

Our work is focused on meaningful impact through an understanding of the practical wisdom that is accessed through the arts. We work inclusively and collaboratively with health and wellbeing partners, investigating priorities of mutual interest and developing new, interdisciplinary and community-oriented research approaches. Our expert arts practices include drawing, design, creative writing and media; our expert health and wellbeing practices include mental health, psychology, resilience, sustainability and medicine.

Research and enterprise in this field has attracted international attention for example: inclusive arts practices backed by the Tate Gallery and introduced across South Asia; drawings on environmental degradation prompting government interventions; community writing and film recognised as a means to social expression and integration in challenged communities.

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Our University of Brighton academic and postgraduate student members can be seen on the profile pages

We also have the following members from Brighton and Sussex Medical School: Professor Jackie Cassell, Dr Chi Eziefula, Dr Claire Smith, Dr Shahaduz Zaman.

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    Research Output

    Pragmatics and Emotion

    Wharton, T. & de Saussure, L., 2022, (Accepted/In press) Cambridge University Press. 300 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook - authored

  • Acquiring Prosody

    Wharton, T., Oct 2020, Developmental and Clinical Pragmatics. Schneider, K. & Ifantidou, E. (eds.). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, Vol. 13. (Handbooks of Pragmatics; vol. 13).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

  • Open Access
  • Activities

    Design Council - Designing Civic Engagement Symposium Keynote

    Nicholas Gant (Presenter)

    15 Sep 2020

    Activity: External talk or presentationInvited talk

    Museum Exhibition Design: Histories and Futures

    Claire Wintle (Organiser) & Hajra Williams (Organiser)

    1 Sep 202011 Sep 2020

    Activity: EventsConference

    Post rational approaches in design

    Sally Sutherland (Presenter) & Tom Ainsworth (Presenter)

    15 Jul 2020

    Activity: External talk or presentationOral presentation