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for participants to explore the meaning of health using a virtual environment designed by Luke Bracegirdle (School of Pharmacy) and incorporating findings from previous research funded by the AHRC and EPRC. During the day, creative experts and animateurs from the New Vic Borderlines team ran cultural animation workshops in the Chancellor’s Building, bringing to life the artefacts and the stories of the CASIC exhibition. Professor Mark Ormerod, Keele’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor, said, ‘Interdisciplinary research and engagement with external partners are key strategic priorities for Keele, and CASIC provides a fantastic example of a highly innovative, original, interdisciplinary university research centre, built on strong engagement with our external community’. CASIC Working Paper Series About the Series The purpose of the Community Animation and Social Innovation Centre, CASIC, Working Paper series is to create a space for new thinking on collaborative, interdisciplinary and co-produced research to emerge and take shape. It intends to be a friendly, open space to disseminate, circulate and discuss continuing research in the field of Community Animation, Creative Methods and Social Innovation across social and professiona