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Examining the role of the British Council in the UK City of Culture programme

Isobel Wilson-ClearyArts and culture

DHA, working with the Institute of Cultural Capital (University of Liverpool/Liverpool John Moores University), reviewed the role of British Council in the UK City of Culture (UKCC) programme as both a funder and an ‘international partner’. DHA led on the process, reviewing a range of documents and partnership agreements and interviewing internal and external stakeholders. We then workshopped findings with …

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Telling a different story of social disadvantage

Isobel Wilson-ClearySocial change and sustainability

Lankelly Chase commissioned us to design and deliver landmark national research to help the charity sector understand and influence the way in which the media covers social disadvantage and how to tell a different story. Using a mixed methods approach, we conducted quantitative analysis of more than 8,000 media articles referencing social disadvantage and using discourse analysis to identify prevailing …

Building evidence for accountability in Somalia

samGlobal development

DHA supported the Implementation and Analysis in Action of Accountability Programme (IAAAP) to build evidence for what works in strengthening accountability in Somalia. We developed a communications and knowledge management strategy, working with the Kenya-based team to increase the visibility of action research projects, encourage research uptake and share policy recommendations with Somali and international actors. Between 2017 and 2018 …