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Founded in 2001 and launched as the University of Chester Press in 2011, the aim is to disseminate excellent original research and creative work from within the University, together with publications with a significant relationship to the history, life and culture of Chester and its surrounding area.

Managed by an Editorial Board and supported by a critical peer review process, the University of Chester Press seeks to ensure that the University’s core value of excellence in learning, teaching, research and innovation is evident throughout its list of publications. The Press aims to provide authors with a cost-effective means of publishing their research, together with a personal approach. Prospective authors and editors are welcome to read the Guidelines and we ask all prospective authors and editors to complete the Proposal Form with as much detail as possible. This, together with a sample chapter, will form the first part in the approval process.

Our latest titles are Trauma-Informed Mindfulness: A Practitioner's Guide for One-to-One Work and From the Welsh Border to the World: Travels in Minority Langugages which will be available in print in late July (the ebook versions can be purchased via Google Play and a range of library collections). Other recent titles include: Beyond the Big Six Religions: Expanding the Boundaries in the Teaching of Religion and Worldviews and The Neston Collieries, 1759-1855: An Industrial Revolution in Rural Cheshire. See our complete list of available publications. The next title to be published will be Reflective Practice Groups for Clergy: Offering Pastoral Supervision, Well-Being Support and Spiritual Formation in Community.

Print titles are still being despatched while we are working remotely and can be ordered online (other means of ordering are detailed here). Ebooks are available through Google Play and various library collections.

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