This project which has been reported in ‘The Telegraph’ Occupational safety and health of refuse workers. The work which has been undertaken over the last 4 years has recently been published by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).
Empowering Community Voices – is a programme of activity which asks the question – how does a university theatre become civic centred? It has seen music, song spoken word and rap workshops take place over 8 weeks run by community partners, Galeforce Productions Universal Ltd and the Romel Foundation.
This culminates In a community performance on the 8th June, which also includes a performance by Serwah O’Neill a graduating Drama student, on the experience of being mixed-race. The weekend of the 8th and 9th also sees 12 young people, who have experience of the care system, use verbatim Drama techniques to share their lived experiences.
Strategic Lifetime Decision-maker (SLTD) which is a multi-objective optimisation tool for fire safety in buildings. A hackathon-based workshop to finalise proposed solutions and presentations is now due to take place on 22-23 May 2019 – again at IET London: Savoy Place. This free event will bring together industry experts, building owners, tech start-ups, coders and developers with the aim of creating new fire safety solutions that could radically change the face of fire safety in the UK and around the world.
A festival created by Lindsay Keith which uses a virtual natural disaster scenario to get young people interested in science has won Outstanding Contribution to the Local Community at the Times Higher Education Awards.