Category Archives: Case Studies

Research and Knowledge Exchange Report 2016

The latest Research and Knowledge Exchange Report, Transforming Societies & Improving lives, is now available by following this link


In this publication the aim is to give a snapshot of the diverse range of exciting research and knowledge exchange activity undertaken across the University, and how our pursuit of knowledge and understanding is transforming societies and improving individuals’ lives.

We hope that you find the report informative and interesting.

West Kent & Medway Singing for Mental Health: research project report event

When: Wednesday 9th December 2015, 12.00noon-1.30pm
Where: Kent County Council, Sessions House, County Road, Maidstone, ME14 1XQ (view on map)

Since the end of 2014, The Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health has been running a research project to explore the potential impact on participants’ mental health and wellbeing of regular group singing.

Working in partnership with Kent County Council, four groups were established across West Kent and Medway (in Chatham, Dartford, Maidstone and Sevenoaks), which met to sing weekly, led by skilled facilitators.

You are invited to attend the formal launch of the research report findings at which members of the groups will perform and a film of the project will be shown for the first time.  Lunch and refreshments will be provided.  Further details can be found on the event flyer.

Please contact by 18 November 2015 if you wish to attend.

Celebrate the achievements of RED’s 2015 Summer Internship Scheme

When: 30th September 2015, 11:30am- 1:30pm
Where: Augustine Hall, Canterbury

For ten weeks over the summer 40 students have been working with academic colleagues across the University as paid interns on research and knowledge exchange projects. The internships have supported departmental and individual research and KE activity and enabled students to develop their research interests, experience and skills.

To celebrate the achievements and disseminate the outcomes, academic leads and their interns will present posters at the event.  After this there will be a buffet lunch and the opportunity to browse the posters and ask questions.

Please register your intention to attend by emailing

You can also find out about some of the 2015 internship projects on our YouTube playlist here: