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#CoProLive: getting creative with co-production

Niccola26 October 2020

Leading up to the Launch Event of our Centre (now known as Co-Production Collective) on 22 October, we hosted #CoProLive – a festival of great co-production from 19 – 21 October with sessions hosted by WhoseShoes and Be More Pirate, as well as our own CoProCuppa. Mandy and Mark from the launch organising team give […]

Co-Production Collective – a massive leap forward for the co-production of research

Niccola26 October 2020

Meet Isaac, one of the attendees at our launch event on 22 October 2020. Isaac wants to bust the myth that the medical model and social model are at odds with each other and talks about how he believes change is finally coming to health research.

The #CoProLive festival is here!

Niccola11 October 2020

#CoProLive is a festival of co-production taking place 19 – 21 October 2020. It is brought to you by UCL Centre for Co-production as part of the run up to our official launch on 22 October. These sessions are a celebration of co-production from friends of the Centre and the Centre itself, showcasing a variety […]

Introducing Ask the Experts: a new Schools Engagement project

Caroline Francis7 October 2020

Calling on UCL academic and professional staff to sign up to our new online Schools Engagement project ‘Ask the Expert’. This article has been written by STEP trainee, Caroline Francis. ‘Ask the Experts’ is an online project that aims to reconnect secondary school pupils with creative learning and help them discover more about different subjects […]

There’s more than one way to co-create!

Niccola25 September 2020

All of the co-creation work that we do is open to anyone who wants to get involved. However, we’re conscious that a co-creation session via video call or face-to-face workshop (COVID-19 permitting) isn’t for everyone, so we’ve been careful to provide different ways to get involved, always making sure that everything is fed into the […]

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. 

Black Lives Matter: listening, hearing, planning for change.

ucyllcr28 June 2020

This post is by Director of Engagement (UCL Culture), Laura Cream.

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.

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 […]

Introducing Rory!

Rory10 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 […]