The International Network for Public Involvement and Engagement in Health and Social Care Research was launched in London on 27th November 2017. Our vision is for a world where patient and public involvement is an integral part of health research.
Academic Literature: Whose knowledge counts? Exploring cognitive justice in community-university collaborations.by Siân Aggett, Mesh Editorial Team
This paper describes a case study, which planned to involve citizen science in an air pollution study. Findings are based on interviews and observations, including a six-month field diary, of ten scientists who engaged in a citizen science project not because they are convinced of its value as an approach to strong science but in order to receive funding for their scientific research.
Project Report: Acting for Health: Using the ‘The Science of Acting’ approach to work with marginalised groupsby mesh editorial team
This project report wriiten by the Mesh Editorial team outlines some of the premises of an approach called 'The Science of Acting' and its ability to help foster empathy and understanding through immersive drama exercises. This report is from a project, which took place within a prison setting in the United Kingdom although the method may be of interest to people working to build empathy and understanding within other sectors including the health sector.
Guide: Performing Ethics: Using Participatory Theatre to Explore Ethical Issues in Community Based Participatory Researchby Mesh Editorial team
Migration, health and wellbeing in Southern Africa: Co-produced exhibition captures experiences of LGBTIQ migrants and asylum seekers in Johannesburg and migrant men, women and transgender persons who sell sex in South Africa