Thinking critically about co-production

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Thursday 24 June 2021
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On 24 June 2021 (9.00am - 2.00pm BST), Dr Kirsty Liddiard and Living Life to the Fullest Co-Researchers Katy Evans and Sally Whitney will be giving a keynote talk at Critically Exploring Co-Production Approaches: A BSA Regional Postgraduate Forum hosted by Brunel University London. 

This interactive virtual forum aims to critically explore the methodological, conceptual, and ethical dimensions of co-production research approaches with and for postgraduate and early career researchers. This event will bring together the multiple voices of those involved in co-production research including academic and non-academic experts and co-researchers to provide a forum for critical reflection, discussion, and knowledge exchange. Postgraduate, early career researchers, and community stakeholders seeking to examine the contested nature of co-production and explore the relevance and application of co-production strategies for their work will benefit from this forum.

Kirsty, Sally and Katy will be talking about the Living Life to the Fullest Project, co-led by iHuman’s Dan Goodley and Katherine Runswick-Cole. The project forged new understandings of the lives, hopes, desires and contributions of children and young people with ‘life-limiting’ or ‘life-threatening’ impairments (hereby LL/LTIs) and their families. In our keynote, we will speak about our approaches to open research, our accountability as researchers in a diverse team, and the ways in which relationships with multiple communities were embedded in our project.

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