Using Creative Methods for Developing Cultural Leadership in Bangladesh

Posted on 22 November 2018 A foundation course on Culture and Heritage of Bangladesh was organized at University of Development Alternative (UODA), Dhaka, Bangladesh in August 2018.

Food Unwrapped

Posted on 15 November 2018 Part of the of the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) Festival of Social Sciences 2018

CASIC Committee Members write for the Conversation

Posted on 22 November 2018 Dr Lindsay Hamilton and Dr Emma Surman write about 'How to teach kids where food comes from – get them gardening' in their article for The Conversation UK

CASIC Director Visits Philippines with Solace

Posted on 19 July 2018 In January Professor Kelemen traveled to the Philippines as part of the Solace project,

CASIC researchers strengthen links with The International Federation of the Red Cross and Cresent Societies (IFRC)

Posted on 15 May 2018 On May 9-10, 2018, a delegation of senior representatives from the IFRC (Geneva) visited Keele and New Vic Theatre to explore ways of enhancing existing research links between CASIC and the Red Cross.


Posted on 15 January 2018 Year 1 and Year 2 students from Keele’s School of Medicine and Year 1 and Year 2 students from Keele’s School of Humanities are invited to submit a piece of creative work on global health to our SOLACE student competition

CASIC Member Presents at 16th International Symposium on New Technologies for Urban Safety of Mega Cities in Asia

Posted on 13 December 2017 PhD student, Yiwen Lin (KMS/CASIC) presented a research paper at the 16th International Symposium on New Technologies for Urban Safety of Mega Cities in Asia (USMCA2017) organised under the auspices of the World Bosai Forum/International Disaster and Risk Conference, held in November in Sendai, Japan. 


Posted on 16 November 2017 A new and exciting MRC-AHRC research project on rural health in the Philippines was launched at Keele University on November 9th, 2017


Posted on 16 November 2017 The Forum for Rural Research on Health and Wellbeing (FRRESH) is innovative initiative bringing together a multi-disciplinary research team from Keele University, health and social care practitioners and commissioners, public health organisations (e.g. healthwatch), voluntary sector organisations (e.g. Mind), arts organisations and members of the public.

UK Participatory Research Network

Posted on 30 October 2017 ​The latest UK Participatory Research Network meeting held its latest meeting at Keele University this week.

Closer collaboration between CASIC and Audencia Business School

Posted on 20 June 2017 Closer collaboration between CASIC and Audencia Business School
Cutting the ribbon  

Food Charter Launched at Community Food Festival

Posted on 16 May 2017 The food charter for community group North Staffordshire Community Food Network was launched by Alistair Fischer from the Public Health Department at Stoke on Trent City Council and Dr Emma Surman,

Alley Theatre, Houston USA, Visits CASIC

Posted on 04 May 2017 A team from the Alley Theatre, Huston, USA ( visited CASIC on April 26-27th. The team composed of the Director of Education and Community Engagement, the Executive Manager of Education and Community Engagement and the Associate General Manager received a travel grant to research best international practices with regards to theatre-university-community partnerships.

Professor Susanne Tietze Awarded AHRC grant

Posted on 15 March 2017 Susanne Tietze (Principal Investigator) and Sarah Maitland (Co-Investigator; Goldsmith College) have been awarded an AHRC grant titled Translation and Interpretation in Multilingual Business Communities: Roles, Perspectives, Agency.

International links for Community Animation and Social Innovation Centre

Posted on 25 October 2016 Director of CASIC visits Audencia Business School in Nantes

‘On the Town’: A Local Ambassadors’ Programme

Posted on 03 February 2016 Dr Anita Mangan has been awarded funding from HEFCE’s Social Innovation Fund
Emma Surman  

Higher Horizons funding to support ‘Food Matters’ project

Posted on 30 March 2016 Dr Emma Surman and Kerry Jones have received an award from the HEFCE Higher Horizons fund for a project bringing together school children, art and food.

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship

Posted on 26 July 2016 Karian Schuitema (CASIC affiliate) was awarded a three year Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship under the mentorship of Professor Mihaela Kelemen (KMS/CASIC).

CASIC - Good practice for community engagement

Posted on 26 July 2016 CASIC has been selected as the example of good practice for community engagement

'The importance of volunteering for students and CASIC'

Posted on 13 September 2016 Dr Anita Mangan gives talk at Volunteer and Charities Conference