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What happened when we finally met: enabling collaboration during Covid19

Lizzy Baddeley6 August 2020

When the Community Engagement Team began our second programme of Trellis – a collaborative programme bringing together UCL researchers, artists and east London communities – we did not expect that those collaborations would need to be fostered during a global pandemic.

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

ucjunhu9 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. 

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

ucjunhu16 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 […]

Beacon Bursary at the BFI Flare

Briony Fleming16 March 2020

The UCL Engagement Team, on behalf of one of our Beacon Bursary funded projects, would like to invite you to explore the poignant stories of three LGBTIQ+ refugees who fled Venezuela in search of a better life in Brazil this March at BFI Flare, London’s LGBTIQ+ Film Festival.

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 […]

Humans Make Plastic…and then what?!

Briony Fleming25 July 2019

This Blog has been written by Camilla Brendon, a London based artist. Currently in residency at Chisenhale Studios in Tower Hamlets. Camilla worked with the Community Engagement team on a project, looking at plastics and sustainability in 2018. She tells us about what has happened since. I started working with UCL in 2018 when I […]

It’s National Co-production Week! Just another ‘named’ day of the year or something bigger?

ucjunhu3 July 2019

As the UCL Centre for Co-production in Health Research we believe it’s something much MUCH bigger! We feel that #CoProWeek, (this year from 1-5 July 2019) is a chance for us all to shout about how great co-production is and to promote the benefits! This annual initiative is brought to us by Social Care Institute […]

Fun and games can prevent diabetes

Briony Fleming14 May 2019

This Blog has been written by Joanna Morrison, Senior Research Associate in the Institute for Global Health, and this project has taken place with funding from The Wellcome Trust, and additional support from a UCL Culture Beacon Bursary award. On February 22nd and 23rd the dusty public park of Bara Bigha in Janakpur was transformed […]

The Co-pro Pilots are back! UCL Centre for Co-production funding is available for you!

ucjunhu30 April 2019

This blog is brought to you by Niccola Hutchinson-Pascal with “help” from Guide Dog in training Viking! It’s only been a few months since the last round of Pilot projects came to an end but we learnt a lot and so are keen to forge ahead and develop the Centre still further in time for […]

Our Co-production Journey: From Sandpits to Bird Boxes!

ucjunhu10 April 2019

Please welcome another great guest blogger for UCL Centre for Co-production in Health Research – Anna Lawrence-Jones! Anna has co-written this blog about her experience of co-producing a Centre pilot project with fellow co-producer Jean Straus. A massive thank you to you both! Some background on sandpit innovation workshops and co-production In my former job […]