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The many shapes of Cambridge Judge Business School engagement in challenging times

At Cambridge Judge Business School, we pride ourselves in our commitment to engaging with businesses, policy-makers and civil-society organisations. We believe that knowledge can be a powerful tool to help different players to improve their practices, policies and to develop…

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Cambridge Independent: Cambridge Judge study helps reimagine churches for today’s communities

Dr Timur Alexandrov, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation, comments on churches and the impact on their communities during COVID-19 lockdown. “Texting, messaging, emailing, video conferencing and social media channels have become some of the ways to reconnect and…

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REACH Ely Team recorded a podcast

The research team of the REACh Ely has recorded the first podcast to talk about the project’s progress, challenges that churches in smaller communities are facing, and future implications. The REACH Ely team recording their podcast Listen to the podcast Alternatively, you…

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Closed but connected

How church communities are coping with COVID-19. Interior of St Mary the Virgin church in Feltwell. Photo credit: Dr Timur Alexandrov By Dr Timur Alexandrov, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation Churches in the time of a modern pandemic…

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The first batch of case studies is published

The REACH Ely project has produced the first batch of case studies. Colourfully illustrated case studies cover urban (Newnham in Cambridge) and rural parishes (Foxton, Linton, Bartlow, and the Abingtons) of the Diocese of Ely, each offering themselves for the…

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REACH Ely case studies in development

The initial stage of the REACH Ely implementation involves scoping and developing fifty case studies on church buildings and community characteristics with informants from a subset of deaneries and parishes in the Diocese of Ely. The team is selecting case…

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Presentations of REACH Ely

REACH Ely, a three-year project to help communities make fuller use of their historic churches, has recently been presented to the Historic Religious Buildings Alliance and Rural Deans. Presentation at the Historic Religious Buildings Alliance in London (l-r) Timur Alexandrov…

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Bishop gives blessing to REACH Ely project

The Bishop of Ely, the Right Reverend Stephen Conway gave his blessing to the REACH Ely project. The Rt Revd Stephen Conway meets REACH Ely Research Associate Dr Timur Alexandrov The Cambridge project team was kindly invited to take part…

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REACH Ely takes part in conferences and events

REACH Ely took part in conferences and workshops in London, Paris and Coventry to discuss the re-imaging of churches. Timur Alexandrov meets Becky Payne, Development Office of the Historic Religious Buildings Alliance and the author of Churches for Communities: Adapting…

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Project on re-imagining churches receives branding name

Re-imagining churches project given name in line with project's ambitions. On 8 October 2018, the Cambridge project team attended the Media Action meeting organised by the staff of the Diocese of Ely. The meeting was to introduce newly recruited Research…

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