Research and evaluation

An ever-growing body of evidence is helping to describe and demonstrate the benefits of creativity and culture on communities and individuals' health and wellbeing.

Scrolll down to access two resources managed by our partners.

  1. Peer-reviewed research: The first database is managed by the MARCH network and the Royal Society for Public Health Special Interest Group for Arts, Health and Wellbeing and focuses on articles published in research journals.
  2. Evaluation: The second is the Repository for Arts & Health Resources, which focuses on evaluations, often commissioned by the organisations running the projects and written by external partners like universities.

Other key research summaries include:

Evidence can take many other forms. Please refer to our Case Studies and to 70 Stories for other ways of telling the story of culture, health and wellbeing.

MARCH/RSPH Research Corner

Scroll down at this link for the MARCH Research Corner, updated monthly in partnership between the Royal Society for Public Health's Special Interest Group for Arts, Health and Wellbeing, and the MARCH Network. (Please note this is a link to an external site.)

Repository for Arts & Health Resources

(Please note this is a link to an external site.)