Safe and Inclusive Communities supports, develops, and promotes research, innovation and impact across a range of areas, including the promotion of minority rights, challenging discrimination and inequalities in relation to health, education and employment (amongst other areas), and understanding and combatting extremism, radicalisation and sexual violence.
Improving healthcare service provision for LGBTQ+ patients
This project investigates LGBTQ+ patients' experiences of homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia, and healthcare professionals' knowledge and awareness of LGBTQ+ healthcare issues, in order to improve the provision of health services for the LGBTQ+ community.
In Fair Health? team to introduce new research at Cambridge Festival
On 22 March 2023, Prof Margaret Greenfields, Research Assistant and PhD student Sophie Coker, and Sheldon Chadwick of the Showmen’s Mental Health Awareness Charity will present their research findings on the health experiences of Travelling Showmen, followed by a panel discussion. There will also be the opportunity to view Mary Humphrey's Images from Showmen’s Lives photography exhibition.
In Fair Health? team to showcase research at Chelmsford Science Festival
Members of the In Fair Health? team will be at Chelmsford's Meadows Shopping Centre on 13 October 2022 with fun, interactive fairground activities for all the family. Drop by to learn more about the life, culture and work of Travelling Showmen and the health and wellbeing challenges that they face.
Safe and Inclusive Communities hosts festival event
The Safe and Inclusive Communities team will be discussing their experiences of working with ‘hard to reach groups’ from marginalised and often vulnerable communities, as well as the difficulties in researching politically sensitive themes, at the Chelmsford Science Festival on 12 October 2022.
Images from Showmen's Lives exhibition comes to ARU's Cambridge campus
Images from Showmen's Lives, an exhibition of photos created by Mary Humphrey to engage participants in the In Fair Health? project, will be on display on ARU's Cambridge campus throughout September for World Fun Fair Month 2022.