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A Masterclass on Shared Reading with Older People – celebrating 74 groups in the South West

25 Reader Leaders from across the South West came together last week for a Masterclass on Reading with Older People…

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Research

‘Something creative and unpredictable in an otherwise very controlled environment’: Shared Reading in Secure Mental Healthcare

Fiona Magee, research assistant based at CRILS – Centre for Research into Reading, Literature and Society – and Reader Leader…

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Literature

Exploring Ozymandias in HMP Whitemoor

In our second Group of the Month, we're shining the spotlight on HMP Whitemoor, where The Reader's Brendan Harrington runs…

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Calderstones

Pain Relief through Shared Reading

  A Californian study has suggested that a trip to an art gallery can provide pain relief. The Reader's Kate McDonnell,…

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Calderstones

Bringing Shared Reading to Kensington Palace

Great Shared Reading doesn’t need much in the way of surroundings: some people in a space, with chairs to sit…

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Calderstones

The Reader 67

Since our last meeting with The Reader magazine, a chill had crept into the air and it won't be long now until…

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Research

An Evaluation of a Pilot Study of a Literature-Based Intervention with Women in Prison

This study, carried out by the Centre for Research into Reading, Information and Linguistic Systems (CRILS) at the University of Liverpool, investigated…

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Research

Reading and Talking: Exploring the experience of taking part in reading group at Vauxhall Health Care Centre

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A Practice-informed Study of the Theoretical Bases for Bibliotherapy

Building on the University of Liverpool’s groundbreaking MA Reading in Practice, the AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award partners us with CRILS…

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An investigation into the therapeutic benefits of reading in relation to depression and well-being

This one-year research study concluded that Shared Reading groups helped patients suffering from depression in terms of their social, mental, emotional…

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A Literature-Based Intervention for Older People Living with Dementia

Funded by the Headley Trust, the conclusions of this six-month study found that the literature-based intervention provided by Shared Reading…

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Research

An Evaluation of a Literature-Based Intervention for People with Chronic Pain

Conducted in partnership with researchers from CRILS, Health Sciences at University of Liverpool, The Royal Broadgreen NHS Hospital Trust and…

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