Project Report: Actors & Doctors: Staging Public Health Matters

by Mesh Editorial Team, Dr Kartik Sharma, Dr Mallika Sarabhai & Dr Sarah Iqbal
22nd October 2018 • comment

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. 

15th January 2018 • comment

A resouce from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent to support putting Community Engagement at the centre of humanitarian work.

24th November 2017 • comment

The Digital storytelling in research is a qualitative report published in February 2017. The paper includes a review of the history and value of digital story telling as an arts based research method for generating data about important issues.

20th October 2017 • comment

Guide: Hands-on Activity on Density

by Mesh Editorial Team, Alex Adadevoh

Alexander Adadevoh from Lab 13 Ghana demonstrates how creative hands-on activities can be used to stimulate investigation, curiosity, discussion and learning in science.

15th May 2017 • comment
15th May 2017 • comment

Guide: Hands-on at the Francis Crick Institute

by Mesh Editorial Team, Jenny Jopson
15th May 2017 • comment

Guide: Cards Against Malaria - A Hands-on Activity

by Mesh Editorial Team, Brian Mackenwells

This article describes and provides the tools to use a card game developed to engage players with the genetics behind malaria susceptibility.

15th May 2017 • comment

This article introduces an activity designed to introduce people to key concepts in genomics.

15th May 2017 • comment

This document from Relating Research to Practice provides practitioner briefs and links to four key pieces of research on the value and practicalities of engaging audiences with science through crafting, hands-on activities, or "tinkering".

11th May 2017 • comment

Project Report: Samala Moyo

by Malawi–Liverpool– Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme

Samala Moyo is an interactive exhibition with an outreach component designed to open the Malawi–Liverpool– Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme (MLW) to the local community and creatively explore crucial topics in medical research. The project was developed from a small International Engagement Award-funded pilot project and subsequently received £188,000.

15th December 2016 • comment