Reading and other resources

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The UKRI programme, Connected Communities (https://connected-communities.org/), was a multi-million pound initiative that funded projects using co-produced research approaches to look at the changing nature of communities in various contexts. The programme has now finished and some work will have been superseded, but it’s still a good place to look for relevant projects and outputs.

A report, Creating Living Knowledge, was produced in 2016 by the programme which has some really useful information such as the different traditions of co-produced, co-designed, co-led projects, negotiating competing desires within a project and the problem with money! (amongst other topics) You can find the report at https://connected-communities.org/index.php/project_resources/creating-living-knowledge-report/

You can view Brigstow-funded co-produced projects at https://brigstowinstitute.blogs.bristol.ac.uk/.

NIHR have produced some guidance on co-producing a research project in health, 2019- https://www.invo.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Copro_Guidance_Feb19.pdf

The many shades of co-produced evidence. A report produced by the Carnegie Trust on the challenges and opportunities around co-producing evidence for participatory social policy and practice, 2018 - https://www.carnegieuktrust.org.uk/publications/the-many-shades-of-co-produced-evidence/

'Four principles for practising and evaluating co-production – a view from sustainability research', 2020 - https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2020/01/22/four-principles-for-practising-and-evaluating-co-production-a-view-from-sustainability-research/

Exploring the frontiers of research co-production: the Integrated Knowledge Translation Research Network concept papers, 2019 - https://www.biomedcentral.com/collections/IKT

What is co-production? (2016) Short film produced by the Know your Bristol project. You can view this film and two others around collaborative mapping and history at https://knowyourbristol.blogs.bristol.ac.uk/2016/04/08/3-big-questions-3-short-films/

Jessica Hammett, Ellie Harrison, Laura King, Art, Collaboration and Multi-Sensory Approaches in Public Microhistory: Journey with Absent Friends, History Workshop Journal, Volume 89, Spring 2020, Pages 246–269, https://doi.org/10.1093/hwj/dbaa010

Common Cause Research Building Research Collaborations between Universities and Black and Minority Ethnic communities. https://www.commoncauseresearch.com/report/

Jessica Hammett and Ellie Harrison, Caring for our collaborators and ourselves in public engagement: https://livingwithdying.leeds.ac.uk/2018/10/15/caring/

 

Against Creativity reference

Mould, O., (2018) Against Creativity. Verso.


Books

Banks, S.; Hart, A.; Pahl, K. and Ward, P. (2018) Co-producing Research - A Community Development Approach. Bristol: Policy Press

Gibson-Graham, J.K.; Cameron, J. and Healy, S. (2013) Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities, University of Minnesota Press. https://www.communityeconomies.org/take-back-economy

McDermont, M., Cole, T., Newman, J. and Piccini, A. (2020) Imagining regulation differently: co-creating for engagement. Bristol: Policy Press


Area, Volume 51, Issue 3, September 2019

Special section: Geographies of co-production: Learning from inclusive research approaches at the margins [listed as in the special issue]

 

Reflections on the Impact agenda in Geography [listed in date order]

Pain, R., Kesby, M., & Askins, K. (2011). Geographies of impact: Power, participation and potential. Area, 43, 183– 188.

Slater, T. (2012). Impacted geographers: A response to Pain, Kesby and Askins. Area, 44, 117– 119.

Pain, R. (2014). Impact: Striking a blow or walking together? ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies, 13, 19– 23.

Robinson, J. A., & Hawthorne, T. L. (2018). Making space for community-engaged scholarship in geography. The Professional Geographer, 70, 277– 283.

 

Selected readings on co production and participatory research in geography

Culpin, I., Dermott, E., Ives, J. & MacLeavy, J. (2021), Tangible co-production? Engaging and creating with fathers. Area. https://doi.org/10.1111/area.12691

Hill, R., Walsh, F J., Davies, J., Sparrow, A., Mooney, M., Wise, R. M., & Tengö, M., (2020). Knowledge co-production for Indigenous adaptation pathways: Transform post-colonial articulation complexes to empower local decision-making, Global Environmental Change, 65, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2020.102161.

Langill, J.C., (2020) The co-production of gendered livelihoods and seasonal livelihoods in the floodplains of the Peruvian Amazon, Gender, Place & Culture, DOI: 10.1080/0966369X.2020.1781796

Mason, K. (2015). Participatory action research: Coproduction, governance and care. Geography Compass, 9, 497– 507. https://doi-org.uoelibrary.idm.oclc.org/10.1111/gec3.12227

Wynne-Jones, S., North, P., & Routledge, P. (2015). Practising participatory geographies: Potentials, problems and politics. Area, 47, 218– 221.

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