Songs of Resilience: Inspiring New Music

Arts and Humanities Research Council funded research: ‘Songs of Resilience’ was a collaboration between Angela Connelly (Manchester School of Architecture, Manchester Metropolitan University), Joanne Tippett (The University of Manchester), Jo Collinson Scott (University of the West of Scotland), and Matt Brennan (The University of Glasgow), with the Carbon Landscape Project and the Lancashire Wildlife Trust. […]

Sustainability Takeover of Iron Age Museum

Crannog Centre: Joanne was invited to become a University of Glasgow Visiting Academic by the UNESCO RILA, which led to a two-day RoundView Sustainability Takeover at the Crannog Centre. The Crannog Centre is an open museum celebrating the Iron Age and inspiring new thinking about crafts and our relationship with the natural world. This project […]

Integrating Sustainability into University Teaching & Learning

The University of Manchester: The RoundView has been integrated into several undergraduate and postgraduate modules in the School of Environment and Development at the University of Manchester, in Planning and Environmental Management as well as the Manchester Institute for Education. Feedback has been very positive, with students seeing this as a way for them to see […]

Community Engagement and Nature Recovery

Carbon Landscape: The RoundView provided a novel way to interpret the heritage of this landscape, which helped lead to a £3.2 million Heritage Lottery Funded project. It was integrated into engagement with communities and strategic partners in the transformation of this post-industrial landscape. The RoundView project used the Big Heritage of the Earth’s story to […]

Building Sustainability Skills in the Workplace

Tesco: We worked with over 250 members of staff in Tesco in two research projects funded by the Sustainable Consumption Institute. The aim was to build sustainability skills in the workplace from the shop-floor to senior management, and to embed new ways of thinking and behaviour change towards sustainability. There was extensive data gathering, with […]

National Trust: New Art

Quarry Bank: The RoundView team were invited to provide the research underpinning for a year-long exhibit ‘Unintended Consequences’ at the Quarry Bank, National Trust site. RoundView workshops were run with National Trust staff and volunteers, and with the artistic team that developed the exhibit. Work funded by the John Rylands Research Institute and Library involved […]

British Academy Innovation Fellowship

UK National Commission for UNESCO: RoundView co-founder, Joanne Tippett and Matt Rabagliati (UK National Commission for UNESCO) have been awarded a year-long fellowship in 2023 to trial innovative approaches to sustainability learning and engagement in UNESCO-designated sites. This will include setting up RoundView games as stand-alone exhibits in libraries and visitors’ centres, and using them […]

A New National Nature Reserve

The Flashes of Wigan and Leigh: The coalfields of Wigan and Leigh fuelled the industrial revolution, and the landscape is shaped by extraction of coal and its associated transport infrastructure. In 2022, this area became the UK’s first post-industrial, urban National Nature Reserve. Community engagement was core to this success. The RoundView was key to […]