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Nothing wrong with being Gobby

Rory17 January 2021

If you’re sick of ticking boxes, get ready for Gobby, a more collaborative, more person-centred, more human approach to questionnaires! We’re excited to hear from Gary about how he developed an online survey tool that actually gives people a voice. Thank you for all of the support Gary, it’s great to be working together! If […]

Performing Health: One year on.

helencraig25 November 2020

This blog has been written by Public Engagement Manager, Helen Craig, about her experiences supporting Performing Health, part of the Performance Lab programme which brings together artists, researchers, and students to explore how performance can animate research. It’s bittersweet to remember the Performing Health symposium held by UCL Culture almost a year ago. So many […]

Learning from ‘Our Voices’: how collaboration and radical optimism got us here

Rory22 November 2020

Our guest author Shuranjeet provides some reflections on why he thought a zine like ‘Our Voices’ was needed, how it helped him understand the complexities around collaboration, and how we can build on these lessons in the future when co-producing.

The next STEP: my traineeship and beyond!

Briony Fleming18 November 2020

In this blog, Caroline Francis, Community Engagement and Public Art Associate in the UCL Engagement Team, shares some of her highlights of working at UCL during the STEP traineeship, and also what she’s looking forward to during the rest of her time at UCL. Last Friday marked the end of my journey on the year-long […]

Junna Begum: My first foray into Trellis 2

Caroline Francis22 October 2020

  Newly appointed Trellis 2 Project Manager, Junna Begum, reflects on her first few weeks in post.

STEPping into lockdown

Caroline Francis2 September 2020

In this blog post, STEP trainee Caroline reflects on her experience of joining UCL Culture during the Coronavirus lockdown and working with the Engagement team.

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.

Training, Networking, and Co-production: a reading week marathon.

Briony Fleming21 November 2018

Today we’re looking back at reading week, and some of the activity the UCL Engagement Team delivered. We were all hands on deck with a week of events and training to support researchers and staff improve and develop their skills and understanding of Public Engagement. Public Engagement: Skills and Practice. On Wednesday 7th November, we […]

CO-llaboration is key! The journey continues for UCL Centre for Co-production in Health Research

Niccola13 September 2018

This blog is written by a few of the Centre collaborators to date – Elaine, Sarifa, Dave & Niccola – we’ve each written part of this update. Find out more about each of us at the end of this blog. Whether it is co-production, co-creation, or co-design, what is important to the UCL Centre for […]