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Opportunities to get involved in co-producing with us!

Niccola19 July 2020

Niccola from the Centre for Co-production reflects on the last 3 years’ work by the Centre co-producers and outlines what we still need to do in time for the Centre launch at the end of October 2020. Launch day for the Centre for Co-production is fast approaching! I hope you have 22 October in your […]

Reflections and recommendations on co-producing with young people with past mental health difficulties

Niccola9 July 2020

UCL Centre for Co-production co-producers Lindsay Dewa and Anna Lawrence-Jones share their recently launched co-produced research paper and tell us about how the team worked together and all the things that they learnt. 

It’s not enough to say black lives matter. Time for academia to show it!

Niccola21 June 2020

Cristina & Niccola from UCL Centre for Co-production have had numerous conversations over the past few weeks about the #BlackLivesMatter movement, about the need for the Centre to reflect and academia to change its behaviours and how we can all help make this happen.

Bringing in the big bucks: do we need to play the system to break the system?

Niccola11 June 2020

This blog comes from Laura Crane – UCL Centre for Co-production Allies Group member, Centre co-producer and someone who plays a key part in the UCL Centre for Research in Autism and Education. Thank you Laura! I love my job, and one of the things I love the most is being part of the development […]

Your chance to dissect health research! When is co-production not co-production?

Niccola16 May 2020

This blog it brought to you by Niccola from UCL Centre for Co-production. Read on to find out more about this opportunity to get involved in exploring co-production in depth Hi everyone, Hope you are doing ok during these different times? It was lovely to see, and chat to, so many of you online for […]

Keep calm and co-produce: we’re going virtual!

Niccola17 April 2020

So… times have changed a little haven’t they? We are still here though, and very much still working on co-producing the Centre. We hope that getting involved in co-production activities will provide you with a welcome distraction from the day to day. On the other hand, we totally understand if getting involved at the moment […]

Reflections on a changing world: the importance of co-production

Niccola9 April 2020

Niccola and Lizzie share their thoughts on the current situation for us all in relation to coronavirus and what this means for the Centre for Co-production How are you coping at the moment? We’re both feeling pretty similar – lucky and thankful about our personal situations, but still sometimes struggling to say positive. We know […]

Hello, goodbye and the next steps for UCL Centre for Co-production

Niccola2 March 2020

Hi there everyone! I’m back. And… Ishé my son is now over 5 months old! Crazy how time flies! Here he is in his big boy highchair!! It’s great to be back, I’m looking forward to really getting stuck into the next phase for the Centre – securing our long term sustainability. This is a […]

Pop along and check out Pilot Project Hearing Birdsong in Dalston!

Niccola2 March 2020

For World Hearing Day, one of our Centre Pilot Projects Hearing Birdsong, will be holding its sound installation of British songbird in two locations in Dalston, North London. 12-6.30pm on 2nd-3rd March at Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane, Dalston, London E8 3DF 11-6pm on 6-7th March at Kingsland Shopping Centre, Kingsland High St, […]

Co-production event: Teasing out the Tensions

Niccola2 March 2020

This event was planned and delivered as a partnership between public contributors, INVOLVE; Centre for Public Engagement at Kingston University and St George’s, University of London; UCL Centre for Co-production in Health Research; Bridges Self-Management; Department of Design, and Brunel University. With thanks to Journal Frontiers in Sociology who sponsored the event on 26 February […]