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Community Matters Summary Report

Summary of Community Matters (2016-2018), a project to to undertake community-based participatory research at the University of Bath.

Community Matters (2016-2018) was a project in collaboration between the University of Bath’s Public Engagement Unit and South West Community Matters (formerly South West Foundation), to create an opportunity to undertake community-based participatory research. Five local organisation were paired with appropriate academics who together, with funding provided, collaborated to address the issues and problems they identified.

This Summary Report provides an overview of the Community Matters project (2016-2018): how was it conceived, who was involved, what was done, and some of the project outcomes.