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Archive for the 'Co-production' Category

Co-creation, or ‘Helping Each Other Out’?

By Rory, on 15 April 2020

Pippa Coutts from Carnegie UK Trust has written this great blog for us about a recent piece of co-creation work that they have been involved in, thanks Pippa! Carnegie UK Trust works to improve well-being across the UK and Ireland. Evidence and policy learning is vital to setting our priorities and determining how we work. […]

Carry On Co-producing! – Staying in touch during lockdown

By Rory, on 14 April 2020

We thought we’d share some ways to stay in touch with family and friends and tips to help you adjust to social distancing while continuing to co-produce.  Social isolation needn’t mean that you can’t keep in touch friends, can’t co-produce or can’t do things you love! It just means adapting how you do it. During […]

Introducing Rory!

By Rory, on 10 April 2020

This blog is written by Rory, our new UCL Centre for Co-production Project Co-ordinator I knew I would be writing an introductory blog post about myself but it never crossed my mind that it would come from my kitchen! And yet, here we are, weeks into social distancing and working from home – or in […]

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

By Niccola, on 9 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

By Niccola, on 2 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!

By Niccola, on 2 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

By Niccola, on 2 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 […]

We’re looking for you!

By Lizzie, on 19 November 2019

Are you interested in co-production and inclusive health research? Do you have good organisational skills and enjoy working with people in a research environment? Would you like to play a part in changing how research works? If so, then this opportunity may be for you! We’re looking for a Project Co-ordinator to support joint working […]

Come and co-create!

By Lizzie, on 14 November 2019

We have not one, not two, but three whole co-creation sessions coming up in the next few months and we want you to come and join us! Our co-creation sessions bring people together from all walks of life – patient, researcher, practitioner, interested community member, carer, co-pro novice or co-pro expert – to help us […]

Coming up in Co-production – October 2019

By Briony Fleming, on 14 October 2019

This blog shares ways you can get involved with the UCL Centre for Co-production in Health Research, and a range of other resources and co-production events. We love learning more about co-production from the resources and experiences so many of you share! Each month, we’ll post a blog like this where we’ll pass on ways […]