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Local Authorities and Commissioners
We are very experienced at researching social impact across diverse areas including education, mental health and well-being, attitudes towards offending behaviour and community enterprise.
Here is a list of some of our research and consultancy outputs:
Bruce, F., Clennon, O.D., Miller, E. & Roberts, L. (2017). A Draft Interim Faith Audit Report to map existing health provision, well-being and advisory services provided by faith-based organisations within the Greater Manchester region. Manchester: Manchester Metropolitan University/GMHSCP. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.13863.85921/1
Clennon, O.D. (2018). Manchester Supplementary School Network (MSSN) Policy Brief: Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper. Manchester: Manchester Metropolitan University. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.14670.15688
Clennon, O.D. (2017). Project Mali, Manchester: A Snapshot of Manchester’s African and Caribbean Assets. Manchester: Manchester Metropolitan University. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.20688.71680/4
Clennon, O. D. (2014) Evaluation Learning Workshop Report for Pioneers and System Leadership Pilots: National Collaboration for Integrated Care and Support.[report] Warwick: Public Health England (PHE) DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3731.2489
Clennon, O.D., Wilson, H.R., Baker Cerda, D, Brown, J. & Boti, Y. (2014) All Change for Crewe Education Research Project [report] Crewe: Cheshire East Council/Manchester Metropolitan University. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.4538.1600
Witter, Y., Clennon, O. D., Murray, K., Sawyerr, A. (2019) Evaluation Report For Mali Enterprising Leaders (MEL). [report] London: The Ubele Initiative/Power to Change. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.20330.36801
Research and Scholarship
Clennon, O.D., Kagan, C., Lawthom, R. & Swindells, R. (2015) Participation in Community Arts: Lessons from the Inner-City International Journal of Inclusive Education Vol 20, No.3, 331 – 346 DOI:10.1080/13603116.2015.1047660
Clennon, O.D. (2014) ‘Making Education a Priority: An overview ‘, in Clennon, O. (ed.). Alternative Education and Community Engagement: Making Education a Priority. (pp. 1 – 33) Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan DOI: 10.1057/9781137415417.0005
Clennon, O.D. (2014) ‘Shoe horning the Arts into Education; for whose benefit? Arts-led Special Schools‘, in Clennon, O. (ed.). Alternative Education and Community Engagement: Making Education a Priority. (pp. 74 – 91) Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan DOI: 10.1057/9781137415417.0008
Clennon, O.D. (2014) ‘The Great Debate? Free, Studio and Co-operative Schools‘, in Clennon, O. (ed.). Alternative Education and Community Engagement: Making Education a Priority. (pp. 92 – 121) Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan DOI: 10.1057/9781137415417.0009
Clennon, O.D., Boehm, C. (2014) Young Musicians for Heritage Project: Can a music-based Heritage Project have a positive effect on Well-being? Music Education Research Journal Vol. 16, No. 3, 228-251 DOI: 10.1080/14613808.2014.909395
Clennon, O.D. (2013) Two Case Examples using Participatory Music as a Therapeutic Metaphor in a Community Mental Health Setting in the UK. International Journal of Community Music Vol.6, No.1, 33 – 44 DOI: 10.1386/ijcm.6.1.33_1
Clennon, O.D. (2013) How effective are Music Interventions in the Criminal Youth Justice sector? Community Music making and its potential for community and social transformation: A Pilot Study. Journal of Music Technology Education, Vol.6, No.1, 103 – 130 DOI: 10.1386/jmte.6.1.103_1
Swindells, R., Lawthom, C., Parker, C., Clennon, O.D., Kagan, C., (2016) ‘I’m not a therapist you know… I’m an artist’: Facilitating well-being and basic psychological needs satisfaction through community arts participation Journal of Applied Arts and Health Vol 7, No. 3, 347 – 367 DOI: 10.1386/jaah.7.3.347_1
Some of our Projects
A Draft Interim Faith Audit Report to map existing health provision, well-being and advisory services provided by faith-based organisations within the Greater Manchester region