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Global mental health and therapeutic assemblages

A two-day Conference funded by the British Academy and organised through Sheffield Institute for International Development and the School of Education Centre for Critical Psychology and Education.

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Living Life to the Fullest

Dr Kirsty Liddiard talks on breakfast BBC news about her research project that will let children and young people with life limiting or life threatening conditions tell their own life stories through the arts.

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Research at The School of Education
Research at The School of Education
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Heavenly Acts: Devotional Performances
Heavenly Acts: Devotional Performances
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Perceptions and experiences of children and young people with a parent with dementia
Perceptions and experiences of children and young people with a parent with dementia
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'A Leap of Faith': how can research shape the practical ways communities build their futures
'A Leap of Faith': how can research shape the practical ways communities build their futures
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