• to foster interdisciplinary community based research using creative and artistic ways of engagement,
   learning and research

• to build a strong partnership between Keele University and its wider community based on equity
   and inclusiveness;

• to build capacity for community-centered solutions to local and global issues

• to improve and expand the co-production of knowledge in order to facilitate social innovation and bring
   about democratic changes in our society

• to improve the social conditions of individuals and their communities through the application
   of knowledge that is co-created