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July’s Co-production Network: young people’s insights on virtual co-production

Rory17 July 2020

Our second virtual Co-production Network Session featured Louca-Mai, Jacq, Elena and Orla from eyeYPAG) a Young People’s Advisory Group for those with eye or vision problems as well as lots of thought-provoking discussions around breaking down barriers to virtual co-production. Thank you to everyone who attended and we hope to see you at our future […]

Learning from our virtual co-creation: accessibility and adaptability

Rory21 June 2020

This blog was written by Scott, one of our co-producers, and Rory, the project co-ordinator for the Centre. We share the learning from the two ‘Co-creating Our Strategy’ virtual sessions held in early June 2020. 

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 […]

Locked down but not out of co-production

Rory15 May 2020

This blog has three co-authors: Sarah, Clare, and Helen. They were some of the 91 people who attended our Co-production Network Session (‘Virtual Co-production: Is it actually possible?’) on the 12th of May 2020 Last week, the UCL Centre for Co-production hosted its first virtual event in the shape of a Co-production Network session on […]

8 Simple (recommended) Rules for running online training.

Briony Fleming28 April 2020

This blog has been written by Ben Littlefield (Public Engagement Manager – BEAMS). The UCL Engagement Team is dedicated to supporting people across UCL to get involved in effective, mutually beneficial, public engagement. One of the primary ways we do this is through training and skill development. COVID-19 and social distancing hit right in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Revolution is in the air, but not from where you might expect.

Briony Fleming13 December 2019

This blog has been written by Ben Littlefield, Public Engagement Manager for the School of the Built Environment, Engineering and Mathematical and Physical Sciences (BEAMS). The UCL Engagement team are freshly returned from Bristol and the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement’s (NCCPE) yearly conference; Engage 2019. This year academics, public engagement professionals, communicators and […]