4th CREST Research Symposium 2012

Sustainable Communities

Tuesday 11th September 2012, Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, London


9.30 – 10.30 Coffee and tea

10.30 – 10.45 Welcome – CREST 2012

10.45 – 11.30 KeynoteSustainability, Local Intelligence and the Arts,
Dr Loraine Leeson, Director – cSpace, University of East London

11.30 – 12.45 Poster Presentations: Session I

Arts, creativity and wellbeing: The impact that the arts can have on individuals and communities

Kathleen Edmonds, Glyndwr University

Reflections on facilitating community engagement through collaborative inquiry

Helen Butcher, University of Chichester

Engaging families through residential programmes 

Kate Breeze, University of Cumbria

Sustainable communities: The case of farmers in the South West region

Sara Burbi, Royal Agricultural College

Post-environmental fabrication

Nicky Gilmour, Plymouth College of Art

12.45 – 13.00 Feedback

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 14.45 KeynoteEden’s approach to creating stronger communities, Caroline Digby, Sustainability Director, The Eden Project

14.45 – 16.00 Poster Presentations: Session II

Talking eco-praxis
Thoby Miller, Glyndwr University

What can be learnt from ‘Intentional Communities’?
Mike Gilsenan, Newman University College

Demystifying Building Information Modelling (BIM) for sustainable design and construction
Stephen Edge, Leeds College of Art

Exploring the health and well-being of ‘former Yugoslavian Roma’ living in ‘camps’ in Naples
Elisabetta Vivaldi, Buckinghamshire New University

Conservation in Asian primates: Mitochondrial DNA diversity of a captive group of Hylobates moloch
Katherine Mitchell, Writtle College

Perceptions of community sport coaches on the effectiveness of sport intervention programmes
Philippe Crisp, University of Chichester

16.00 – 16.15 Feedback (Coffee and tea top-up)

16.15 – 16.45 KeynoteThe new landscape for Higher Education in England: Implications for postgraduates, researchers and community engagementChris Millward, Associate Director, HEFCE

16.45 – 18.00 Poster Presentations: Session III

Providing the ‘More’ in ‘More than Bricks and Mortar’: Where does aspiration and desire fit into the delivery of sustainable housing strategies?
Dr Colin Richard Stuhlfelder, Glyndwr University

Strategies to maximize the effectiveness of a community arts project
Jane Jobling, Plymouth College of Art

Has the EU directive on packaging been a waste of time?
Simon Jones, Writtle College

The art of community engagement
Rachel Johnston, University of Chichester

Using visual art to prepare marginalised youth for a positive future using mixed human inquiry methodologies
Valerie Oliver, Buckinghamshire New University

18.00 – 18.15 Feedback

18.15 – 18.30 Wrap up and thanks

18.30 – 19.30 Drinks reception