Category Archives: Websites

Posts about websites (including blogs and twitter feeds) concerning Public Engagement with Research

My Body, My Life

Dr Victoria Newton and Dr Lesley Hoggart, The Open University.

Dr Victoria Newton and Dr Lesley Hoggart, The Open University.

Challenging abortion stigma through story-telling

MyBody MyLife is an award-winning, multi-media travelling exhibition and website. Together, the exhibition and website aim to break open silences by using real-life stories of abortion. The stories in the exhibition show how easily an unplanned pregnancy can become part of women’s lives, how different women have taken their decision to have an abortion, and what the process was like for them.

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Participation Now, a new public engagement with research pilot project

Participation Now website screen image

Participation Now website

Participation Now is a new and experimental public engagement with research pilot, recently launched on The Open University’s OpenLearn platform. This pilot emerges out of work undertaken by Nick Mahony and Hilde Stephansen under the auspices of the Catalyst and Creating Publics projects and as a result of an ongoing collaboration with the OpenLearn team.

For more background and information about this pilot click here.