This theme embraces education linked to

  • community and adult education including adult literacies
  • community development
  • education for social justice and literacies
  • counselling and youth work
  • education linked to positive action for change and development

Partnerships with the public, private and third sector are an important dimension of our research effort.

Communities and Partnerships involves community and adult education including

  • adult literacies
  • community development
  • counselling and youth work

These form the basis of research which Ackland, and Siddique are concerned with.

It also embraces research linked to children's services including social work and medical education.

CUSP, the Community-University collaboration for Social Progress; an initiative of the University of Aberdeen. CUSP aims to encourage, support and take part in social research and action that helps identify, understand and tackle problems of health and wellbeing within communities.