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Research – cities and urban design and planning

Urban Transformations Network Urban Transformations (UT) is an ESRC network, coordinated from the University of Oxford, showcasing research on cities. The UT portfolio represents over 80 research projects that engage with the challenges and opportunities of an increasingly urban world. The programme aims to address a wide range of stakeholders with a professional, public or political interest in cities, including members of the general public wishing to learn more about current academic debates on urban […]

Research – co-production practice

Co-production for Sustainability (2012 – 2032) The Welsh Government’s Sustainable Development Change Programme began in May 2012. It is intended to support behavioural and culture change among civil servants in the Welsh Government. The programme has championed co-production and made use of co-production techniques since it started. One of the first Quick Tips (that you can see on the website) was about how to start to co-produce, followed later by Quick Tips on coaching for […]

Research – communities

Compassionate Communities UK (ongoing) The charity has been set up to implement the Compassionate City programme, as well as provide practice expertise in the public health approach to end of life care and embed it in health and social care education programmes. We also provide scientific evidence of effectiveness and a source of evaluation expertise. Compassionate communities consist of naturally occurring supportive networks combined with the wealth of community resource to be found in neighbourhoods, […]

Research – health (continued)

For research into health and co-production, see also the resources on the Involve (NIHR) website.     Optimising the impact of health services research on the organisation and delivery of health services: a study of embedded models of knowledge co-production in the NHS (January 2018-June 2020) The multi-method Embedded Research study aims to increase the influence of health services research in two main ways. First, we will develop the evidence base underpinning the nature and […]

Research – housing

PhD. The geographies of place for tenant participation in housing associations: A case study of Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (2016-2019) This PhD research is in partnership with Merthyr Tydfil Housing Association, exploring tenant participation within the organisation from a geographical perspective. It addresses key issues and challenges from both an organisational and tenant perspective and considers spatial and temporal methods to challenge practice, improve engagement and promote sustainable participation within the organisation. The importance of participatory […]

Research – social justice

Co-production and social injustice (2018-19) Co-production implies a collaborative approach to public service reform, whereby service-users and citizens are regarded as equal partners in each stage of the process. Underpinned by a philosophy which values individuals, communities and the virtues of social capital and reciprocity; co-production contrasts starkly with traditional, service-led, top-down ways of public service reform whereby decisions are made exclusively by those in positions of power. Instead, it is an approach which endorses […]

Research – health and wellbeing

Exploring, measuring and enhancing the co-production of health and wellbeing at the national, regional and local levels through comparative case studies in Sweden and England. (Samskapa research programme 2019-2024) Co-creation, co-production and co-design are advocated as effective ways of involving citizens in the design, management, provision and evaluation of health and social care services. Although numerous case studies describe the nature and level of co-production in individual projects, there remain significant gaps in the evidence […]

Our Future Foyle

“Our Future Foyle” is a transformative, innovative cultural and health intervention focused on the River Foyle in Derry/Londonderry. The project has been developed over the past two years through extensive community and stakeholder engagement. It aims to improve the health and social well-being of everyone using the riverfront of the River Foyle, through rejuvenation and animation of the banks and bridges as a shared positive space. As a research and design project the aim is […]

Health and wellbeing

This report provides 10 key points that can be implemented to improve, increase the health and wellbeing of people and communities. See the link below for a copy of the report: https://media.nesta.org.uk/documents/realising-the-value-ten-key-actions-to-put-people-and-communities-at-the-heart-of-health-and-wellbeing_0.pdf   This is the final report in a ongoing series, the other 8 are listed below: Making the Change – A report on behavioural factors within person & community centered approaches to health & wellbeing. https://media.nesta.org.uk/documents/making_the_change.rtv_.pdf 2. At the Heart of Health – […]

Case studies on the Ideas Hub

The Ideas Hub is an online platform for collecting and sharing the stories of those who are already using collaborative, asset based and community approaches in their work on the front line. Case studies are published in the following categories – follow the links for more! Asset based Blog Case study Children and young people Co-production Collaboration Commissioning Community engagement Community resilience Education Idea of the Month Interview Place based health Report Social action Video Well being

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