Scientific research

RED NOSES Research Insights

Are you looking for scientific evidence on the impact of healthcare clowning? Our research insights are intended for all those who want to learn more about the power of the arts and humour for mental health and wellbeing.

With our two formats “Research Nuggets” and “Research at a Glance” we provide topic-specific research summaries that can be used as a scientific evidence base for the different clowning interventions RED NOSES offers.

Explore our research insights

A Culture of Learning

Evaluation and learning processes are integrated into all aspects of our work. RED NOSES is dedicated to adopting innovative and joyful methods of evaluation that reflect our values. We are currently working on developing a learning toolkit specifically designed for Healthcare Clowning Organisations, with tools, templates, and guidelines that will be made publically available to help bring the whole sector forward.

Join the Movement

RED NOSES contributes to improving our understanding of healthcare clowning by working together with researchers around the world. We partner with universities, consultancies, and research institutes to conduct studies and evaluations.

Interested in joining our research network? Contact us!


Silvia De Faveri, PhD
Head of Research and Learning Department
T: +43 660 4666894 is supporting us with the free use of their online survey software.