The second annual workshop of the USES Network was held in late September 2015, we are currently working on making some of the materials presented at that event available here. Practically all of the projects were represented at the event and there were a range of fascinating discussions. Discussion topics included explorations of ideas for […]
One of the really well received aspects of the workshop was a roundtable discussion with a number of colleagues from organizations which fund research or engage closely with researchers. The session was chaired by Ian Thornton of UKCDS and began with a short presentation by Nathanael Bevan of DFID’s Research and Evidence Division who presented […]
During the same opening session as Duncan Green which we shared in our last posting, Alison Mohr of the Institute for Science and Society at Nottingham University made a fascinating presentation entitled Making a Difference: The Co-Production of Knowledge and mutual learning through the USES Network. Her presentation began by reflecting on the importance of […]
We were delighted to welcome Duncan Green of Oxfam to the first annual workshop of the USES network. He provided us with a really challenging and thought provoking series of reflections on what we mean by promoting ‘change.’ His talk tackled such issues as the complexity of political systems, the role of political power […]
Xavier Lemaire and Daniel Kerr from UCL (who both work on the SAMSET and STEPS USES projects) both attended the annual workshop in July and have posted an excellent summary of the days proceedings. We will be adding video and powerpoint presentations from the day on to this site shortly. Keep watching this space. Have […]
We are very excited to announce that the first annual workshop of the USES Network will take place on the 8th July at the Wellcome Trust in London. Further details will be posted on this site shortly.
The first meeting of the network was held at the Wellcome Trust in London in February 2014. This was the first meeting bringing together representatives from all of the 12 projects. The meeting discussed the background to the formation of the network and its aims/objectives; experiences of the various projects in their first months of […]