Gratton, N., Jones, M. (2023) More-Than-Civic: Higher Education and Civil Society in Post-Industrial Localities. In: Dobson, J., Ferrari, E. (eds) Reframing the Civic University. Rethinking University-Community Policy Connections. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-17686-9_7
Gratton, N. (2022). Taking sides: The role of universities in supporting community driven approaches to addressing poverty. Local Economy, 37(8), 647–654. https://doi.org/10.1177/02690942231176525
Gratton, N. and Reynolds, J. (2022) Participatory evaluation for large-scale arts programmes: challenges, adaptations and unexpected shifts in culture. Research for All Journal, 6 (1). Doi: http://doi.org/10.14324/RFA.06.1.01
Gratton, N., Fox, R. and Elder, T. (2020) Keep Talking: Messy Research in Times of Lockdown. In Kara, H. and Khoo, S. (Eds) Researching in the Age of Covid-19. Volume II: Resilience and Care. Policy Press. Pg. 101 – 110. Doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctv18dvt4f.14
Gratton, N. (2020) From Engagement to Strategy: The Journey Towards a Civic University. In Sengupta, E., Blessinger, P. and Mahony, C. (2020) University–Community Partnerships for Promoting Social Responsibility in Higher Education. (Innovations in Higher Education Teaching and Learning) Volume 23, Bingley UK, Emerald Publishing Limited. pp. 105–120.
Gratton, N. (2019). ‘People with learning disabilities and access to mainstream arts and culture: A participatory action research approach’, British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 48 (2) pp. 106-114.
Page, S., Gratton, N., Brindle-Wilkinson, R., Chamberlain, V., Campbell, N. (2020) Informing Prison Theatre Improvement through World Café Conversations with Prisoners. Prison Service Journal Issue 248, pp. 45-55 https://www.crimeandjustice.org.uk/publications/psj/prison-service-journal-248
Gratton, N. and Beddows, R. (2018) ‘Get Talking: Managing to achieve more through creative consultation’, in M. Stout (ed) From Austerity to Abundance? (Critical Perspectives on International Public Sector Management), Volume 6, Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing Limited, pp 141–160.