Laura E. Fischer explains why recruiting a team of co-researchers based upon ‘expertise by experience’ is such a complex task and the guiding principles that helped her.
‘Through our Eyes; Housing & Health’ exhibition is the culmination of research undertaken with, and by, residents living in social, private and temporary accommodation in Tower Hamlets.
Communities have great potential to help shape how decisions are made about the the local alcohol environment - where, when and how alcohol is accessible and consumed - which may help to reduce social and health harms that result from alcohol.
SPHR researchers from the University of Cambridge will be taking part in a panel discussion at the Cambridge Festival of Ideas.
The research, funded under NIHR SPHR's health inequalities programme, aims to strengthen evidence on effective approaches to support community empowerment in ways that enhance health and reduce inequalities.
As part of SPHR’s Ageing Well programme, researchers at the University of Sheffield hosted an engagement event with independent voluntary group, Sheffield 50+, to share the programme’s research findings and gain input from members of the public, public health practitioners, and commissioners.
Photographs and stories which reflect what older residents in Liverpool like and dislike about their local community in relation to respect and social inclusion went on display at the Museum of Liverpool in May.