After the Pandemic

After The Pandemic is an accelerator for change, incubating and enabling creative projects that impact our society, cities and the environment for the better. The initiative develops ideas through the collaboration of local communities, creative practitioners and like-minded organisations, in order to create, fund and deliver: - Cultural & arts installations, programmes and content.  - … Continue reading After the Pandemic

The SHAPE of Post-Covid Communities Community Conversation

What Happened? Our digital Community Conversation on the 17th of June was attended by nearly 100 representatives from the public, third, and academic sectors, as well as the Scottish Government and local authorities across Scotland. Event Development Team The event was the result of a collaboration between the University of Glasgow’s new #UofGEngage Forum, the … Continue reading The SHAPE of Post-Covid Communities Community Conversation

Community Conversation

The SHAPE of Post-Covid Communities Thursday 17th June 2021, 2-4pm on Zoom We are inviting community members, organisations, researchers, and policymakers to come together and explore the many meanings, value and power of collaboration and its importance for post-pandemic recovery. We will discuss: What sharing power through meaningful collaboration between community organisations, groups and more … Continue reading Community Conversation

Reflections on Collaborative, Student-Led Science Communication

"Getting the chance to work with a large group of students from different universities has been exciting, creative and a welcome stress reliever during an unprecedented year".   Siobhan McGeechan Siobhan McGeechan has had a busy year. As well as completing the final year of a BSc in Anatomy, she has worked part time as Funding Intern with the … Continue reading Reflections on Collaborative, Student-Led Science Communication

UNESCO RILA Spring School 2021

The Arts of Integrating: MayDay 17-28 May 2021 Spring Schools in the time of Covid In 2020 the world changed: covid-19 lockdown meant gathering in person was impossible for the UNESCO RILA Spring School, our key annual engagement event. Unable to navigate how to meaningfully move the 3-day festival online in the short time available to us, … Continue reading UNESCO RILA Spring School 2021

Community-academic partnership through a pandemic: examples from the College of Social Sciences.

To give a flavour of the diversity of expertise and experiences in community engagement across our College and beyond, below is a (non-exhaustive) collection shared through our CoSS Newsletter during 2020. Examples range from volunteering to collaborative research. Our School of Education’s Community Development staff and students carry out a huge amount of fantastic work on … Continue reading Community-academic partnership through a pandemic: examples from the College of Social Sciences.

Community-academic partnership through a pandemic: reflections on enabling spaces for values-based collaborations

by Monique Campbell, Community Engagement Officer,  University of Glasgow College of Social Sciences and the Glasgow Centre for Population Health My own background When the pandemic hit and we were forced into lockdown, I had only been in the joint community engagement post with UofG and the Glasgow Centre for Population Health (GCPH) for a … Continue reading Community-academic partnership through a pandemic: reflections on enabling spaces for values-based collaborations

Facilitating focus group consultations online – a resource for community organisations. Amanda Ptolomey

Amanda Ptolomey Amanda Ptolomey shares insights from work she and Molly Gilmour collaborated on with our project partners Amina MWRC, with the support of study Co-Lead Professor Sarah Armstrong and Co-Investigator Dr. Nughmana Mirza. This blog and accompanying resource aims to support organisations involved in running community engagement activities online. It offers guidance on facilitating … Continue reading Facilitating focus group consultations online – a resource for community organisations. Amanda Ptolomey

The SHAPE of Post-Covid Communities

A Community Conversation As part of the British Academy SHAPE initiative  (social sciences, humanities and the arts for people and the economy), and in collaboration with our colleagues from the The Glasgow Centre for Population Health we are holding a community conversation. The focus of this is to inform and develop a showcase of case studies … Continue reading The SHAPE of Post-Covid Communities

New #UofGEngage Forum is Now Live!

On Friday 5th Feb 2021, we launched #UofGEngage with an amazing group of speakers from across all four colleges: Katrina Igglesden (College of Arts) – using social media & online workshops to engage Pacific Island communities with barkcloth research.Megan MacLeod (College of MVLS) - re-imagining schools engagement to combine online and in-person activities, and exploring … Continue reading New #UofGEngage Forum is Now Live!