Methods for Change – showcasing innovative social sciences methodologies

Methods for Change is a new project highlighting the value of social sciences methodologies to the wider world. It aims to showcase innovative research methods that facilitate social transformation and to demonstrate the benefits social sciences research can bring across a range of sectors. The Methods for Change team – Amy Barron, Alison Browne, Ulrike Ehgartner, Sarah Marie Hall and […]

#CreativeInfra: A reflection

The sun was shining bright over the University of Manchester on 28th and 19th March creating the idyll backdrop for The Creative Methods for Researching Urban Infrastructures workshop.  Organised by a passionate group of postgraduate researchers from the University of Manchester and Lancaster University, this interdisciplinary workshop provided a space for postgraduate and early career researchers to learn about, play […]

Beyond ‘Older Age’: A Photo and Story Collection to Illuminate the Individual

Older people in our region We need to understand older age in a more nuanced way.  This is the principal message of ‘Place, Belonging, Manchester’, a photo and story collection created by myself and participants, which will be exhibited at the Festival of Ageing 2018. People have different histories, hobbies and hopes.  Whilst there are some common aspects, older people […]