09.30 Welcome to the conference

10.00 Panel discussion 

The art and craft of commissioning participatory research.

A conversation with Kieron Boyle, CEO, Guys & St Thomas’ Charitable Trust; Peter Babudu, Director of Evidence, Youth Endowment Fund; Chimeme Egbutah, Public Health Service Manager, Luton Council; Sarah McCready, Barking Riverside Limited; Helen Whyman, Head of iWill Fund at the National Lottery Community Fund. Chaired by Helen Goulden, Chief Executive, The Young Foundation.

11.15 Concurrent sessions

  • Experiences of mental health and structural inequality: a peer research study using a photovoice method, The McPin Foundation
  • The impact of Covid-19 and health equity: experiences of South Asian women, Voices of Colour
  • Re-thinking behaviour management in schools: what about the impact on pupil mental health and wellbeing? University of Bristol
  • Thames Futures: community peer research and accountability in regeneration, The Young Foundation and Barking Riverside Limited
  • Connecting European youth through storytelling: peer researching the impact of Covid-19 using community reporting, People’s Voice Media
  • The Listen Up! project: utilising innovative community reporting methods to tackle homeless health inequalities, Groundswell
  • Towards new models for youth engagement in decision-making, Silvia Pau, University of Arts London, Daiana Contini, Foundation 5 Media, and Aliyah Irabor-York, The Pupil Power
  • More sessions TBA

12.15 Lunch and virtual networking

1.15 Roundtable 

Expertise and power relations in community research models

Hosted by Social Life with Gabrielle Allen, Impact on Urban Health, Dr. Shaun Danquah, Centric, Nicola Bacon, Social Life) and Dr. Olimpia Mosteanu, Social Life.

14.30 Concurrent sessions

15.30 Closing keynote TBA

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