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Writing of practice guidance for People's Health Trust projects, 2021


Research re Local Trust Community Responses to COVID-19, Third Sector Research Centre, University of Birmingham , 2020 - 2022


Evaluator of Natural Neighbours Project, Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust, 2018 - 22


Trainer with older people groups, RVS, 2018 - 2021


'Our Bigger Story' – multi media evaluation of the Big Local programme,  Third Sector Research Centre, University of Birmingham 2015-17

Evaluation of Community Organisers Mobilisation Fund, 2015-16

Evaluation of Community Organiser Social Action Fund projects, Locality 2014/5

Research and production of papers for a range of Trusts and Foundations including the Baring Foundation, the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Relationship Manager / Advisor with Our Place programme, Locality, 2014/15,; First Steps programme, CDF, 2015; Community Economic Development programme, Coops UK, 2015/17

Big Local Assessments, Local Trust 2014

Bradford Community University Programme, 2013-14

Design of 'Love Your Community' benchmarks, CDF 2013-14

Learning Advisor to Community Organisers Programme, Locality, 201l/15

Big Local representative, CDF / Renaisi 2011–2013

Evaluation of Wales wide LIFT programme, Skills for Justice 2011-13

Support for ‘Bright Sparks' rural community champions and social enterprise project, Derbyshire Economic Partnership, 2011–13

Lead researcher for Review of JRF involvement in Bradford, JRF 2012-2013

Community First Workshop Facilitator, CDF 2013

Action research project for AHRC scoping study around power relations at community level, Bradford University 2011.

Lead for Empowerment Partnership in Yorkshire and the Humber CLG/CDF, 2007-10

Design and delivery of community cohesion learning programme 2010/community facilitator for community group development and cohesion improvement, 2011, Sheffield

Qualitative Cohesion Audits and action planning in pilot neighbourhoods, Leeds City Council 2009

Design and delivery of ‘Building Sustainable Communities’ learning programme for Academy for Sustainable Communities 2007-09

International Comparative Study of capacity building, Capacitybuilders / UWE 2009

Action research project to assess potential for neighbourhood governance model, Voluntary Action Rotherham 2007-09

Participatory evaluation of Communities R Us project, Hact 2007/08

Evaluation of Guide Neighbourhoods programme CLG 2005-07

Action research / evaluation of JRF Neighbourhoods Programme, 2003-07

Design and facilitation of community strengths assessment process with regeneration programmes 2002-8

Evaluation of NRU Community Participation Programmes CLG:2003-04

Project management and development of training packages around social capital and participatory approaches, IMC / Romanian government, 2000-4

Developing a benchmarking system for measuring the effectiveness of community participation in social and economic regenerative activity, RDA 1999-2002

Development of framework for measuring the progression of developing local communities South Yorkshire Objective One, 2004

Development and facilitation of i) an ‘Evaluation for Real’ training programme and accompanying toolkit and ii) facilitation skills course, Neighbourhood Initiatives Foundation.

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