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Reflecting Together – what does good co-production look like?

Briony Fleming11 October 2019

This blog was written by Sarah Markham about her reflections on the UCL Centre for Co-production in Health Research co-creation session in September 2019. It was a typically rainy day in September for our co-creation session for the UCL Centre for Co-production in Health Research. In spite of the map app on my so-called smart […]

Dreaming big at Phase 2 Pilots Kick-off

rejbsan8 August 2019

Susan Anderson and Mandy Rudczenko share their reflections from the recent Phase 2 Pilots Kick-off event and co-creation session. Susan’s starting this off! I really enjoyed attending my first co-creation session in July as part of my role at the UCL Centre for Co-production in Health Research. It was great to be part of our […]

Keeping it real: co-creating the evaluation of co-production

Lizzie4 June 2019

This blog is written by Lizzie Cain, reflecting on the co-creation of a draft evaluation framework for the UCL Centre for Co-production in Health Research. What do you think of when you hear the word ‘evaluation’? Having to fill in long questionnaires? Feeling scrutinised and judged? Or a useful, inclusive process of reflection, learning and […]

“It did mean a lot”: What public engagement with teenage mothers taught us about our research.

Briony Fleming7 May 2019

This blog has been written by Dr. Katie Harron, Senior Lecturer and Sir Henry Wellcome Fellow based in the Child Health Informatics Group. Around 20,000 babies are born to teenage mothers in England each year (about 1 in every 25 births). Teenage mothers face a number of challenges, including lower levels of education, less stable […]

Creative Evaluation: Public Engagement Network Meeting

Briony Fleming29 October 2018

This post has been written by Helen Craig: Public Engagement Manager (SLMS) Does evaluation for impact always have to mean a questionnaire? The latest Public Engagement Network meeting was all about Creative Methods for Evaluating Impact, so that’s the question 20 UCL researchers came together to explore on Wednesday October 10 2018. Dr. Gemma Moore […]

The Evaluation Exchange: A Celebration

sejjgpi12 April 2018

The Evaluation Exchange was a pilot programme led by the UCL Public Engagement Unit and Aston-Mansfield that brought together researchers from across UCL and community organisations from Newham in east London. On the 22nd March we held a celebration to mark the end of the Evaluation Exchange and to recognise the huge achievements made by […]

Evaluation Exchange: ESOL classes with a twist… Working with the Renewal Programme

sejjgpi14 March 2018

The Evaluation Exchange is a venture between UCL Public Engagement Unit and Aston-Mansfield, which sees groups of researchers from UCL working together with a voluntary sector organisation (VSO) in east London to solve an evaluation challenge. Read previous posts in this series. This week we’re hearing from  Alexandra, Sarah, Lioba, and Lorna, a team of researchers […]

Evaluation Exchange: Measuring wellbeing with sensitivity

sejjgpi8 March 2018

The Evaluation Exchange is a venture between UCL Public Engagement Unit and Aston Mansfield, which sees groups of researchers from UCL working together with a voluntary sector organisation (VSO) in east London to solve an evaluation challenge. Read previous posts in this series. This week we’re hearing from team Magpie Project, an organisation providing support and advice to mothers and children under […]

Evaluation Exchange: Anchoring practice in user experience

sejjgpi25 January 2018

The Evaluation Exchange is a venture between UCL Public Engagement Unit and Aston Mansfield, which sees groups of researchers from UCL working together with a voluntary sector organisation (VSO) in east London to solve an evaluation challenge. Read previous post in this series. This week we’re hearing from team Caritas Anchor House, in this blog post written by Joana Neves […]

Evaluation Exchange: An Alternative way to evaluate

Lizzy Baddeley12 December 2017

The Evaluation Exchange is a venture between UCL Public Engagement Unit and Aston Mansfield, which sees groups of researchers from UCL working together with a voluntary sector organisation (VSO) in east London to solve an evaluation challenge. Read previous post in this series. In today’s blog we’re meeting the team at the Alternatives Trust (Julia, Jenny and Jade) and their […]