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Doctoral College Post Graduate Research Festival 1st April 2020

Our fourth Festival of Postgraduate Research will be held on Wednesday 1st April at Moulsecoomb, Huxley. Expect to see some new activities on the programme along with the return of firm favourites such as the Three Minute Thesis (3MT), research poster and photo competitions, and Bake your Thesis. We’ll be bringing you further details early in the New Year. In the meantime, please hold the date in your diaryFor a taste of our previous festivals, check out the festival tabs on the Doctoral College blog.

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Theatre for wellbeing and resilience in young people

Topic  How can Applied Theatre projects support the wellbeing and resilience of young people within secondary schools? – Helen Nelder, Applied Theatre practitioner and drama teacher

Date  Monday 17 February 2020

Time  1:15pm arrival for 1:30 – 3:15pm (with informal networking afterwards)

Location  TBC

Booking  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-can-applied-theatre-projects-support-the-wellbeing-and-resilience-


Session Summary  Helen

Nelder’s MA research into Applied Theatre projects, the Academic Resilience Approach (ARA) (Hart and Williams, 2014) and mental health care provision for children and young people in schools, led her to examine the potential of Applied Theatre practices to create opportunities for relational resilience and to support young people to understand and address their own issues and concerns in secondary schools. In doing so, she hopes that such projects will be part of long-term social investment in schools, teachers and c


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