Art is a powerful medium for communication and engagement with science. To create a collaborative project that melds art with research creative practitioners and scientists must be brought together, but these individuals may think differently, have different priorities and work in different ways. This account of Genome Adventures, gives a little insight into the process of bringing different disciplines together and the challanges and benefits that result.
Project Report: Art in Global Health: Report and Video giving Insights and Considerations for Future Artist Residenciesby Sian Aggett
In 2013, Art in Global Health set up artist residencies in six Wellcome Trust-funded research centres as a way of teasing out some of the more personal, philosophical, cultural and political dimensions of health research. This exciting project was born out of Wellcome Collection's desire to engage the curious public globally with the health research that the Trust funds - in Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Thailand, Vietnam and the UK.
Project Report: Tackling the ‘New Beast’: Mental Health for People Living with HIVby Nikita Simpson, SHM Foundation
A blog post addressing the issue of mental illness amongst people living with HIV and the presentation of the community engagement project Project Khuluma which will be presented at the 21st annual International AIDS conference.
The Role of Volunteering in Sustainable Development (2015)by Institute of Development Studies
This case study acts as an example of using participatory system inquiry and systemic action research to evaluate complex projects.
Project Report: co-produced exhibition on migration, health and wellbeing in Southern Africaby Jo Vearey
Migration, health and wellbeing in Southern Africa: Co-produced exhibition captures experiences of LGBTIQ migrants and asylum seekers in Johannesburg and migrant men, women and transgender persons who sell sex in South Africa
Project Report: The Vaidya’s Oath: Public Engagement with Microbial Resistance through Dramaby Arundhati Raja
A case study of The Vaidya’s Oath project which engaged audiences and school children with antimicrobial resistance.
Literature: Insight and Exchange: An evaluation of the Wellcome Trust’s Sciart programmeby Wellcome Trust
Evaluation report from the Wellcome Trust's Sciart funding programme