Author: Ell10t

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] From our director, Elliot: A feature of our work is to reveal insights into the ways we live. Of the different topics we cover, one of the most meaningful to me is the experiences of young people and families....

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] [vc_video link='https://vimeo.com/724303133/c8213eb3bf'] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] Last year, the team at Close-Up Research, together with Renaisi, were privileged to document the experiences of 18 families who have children with 'behavioural difficulties', for Impact on Urban Health. We're really proud...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] [vc_video link='https://vimeo.com/420363484/d57b595d8a'] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] Every so often we’re asked to make an animation to help explain some of the research we’re involved in. This one for Sciencewise and UK Research & Innovation, about the value of public dialogue, was...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] [vc_video link='https://vimeo.com/ethnographicresearch/393071590'] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] A few months ago, we spent time with three citizens' assembly participants, each from a different part of the country. Our aim was to understand their experiences, and provide a context to...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] A message from our director, Elliot: [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='2' up='' down=''] Last night, my good friend and colleague Dr Fatoumata Jatta posted on Facebook, without any links or images: [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='2' up='' down=''] "Why doesn't it hurt you...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] Written by our director Elliot, with Dr David Spektor - for Mental Health Awareness Week. This article originally appeared on Medium. [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] “Because we’ve been working flat out during the pandemic,” explains a senior nurse from...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] [vc_video link='https://vimeo.com/ethnographicresearch/394559450'] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] Despite preparing for the future, many people in later life struggle to keep up with home repairs and maintenance. This leaves over two million over-55s living in homes that endanger their health,...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] [vc_video link='https://vimeo.com/352168308'] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] We've spent much of this year meeting young people across the country, for a charity called IntoUniversity. It's been massively heart-warming. IntoUniversity runs after-school centres that provide academic support, mentoring and other constructive...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] [vc_video link='https://vimeo.com/313728186'] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] Lovely project for the Centre for Ageing Better (CfAB). We visited people aged over 50 around the country, to map out ‘informal voluntary contributions in the community’. The above video is a 1-minute compilation...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] By 2037, 1 in 4 of the UK’s population will be aged over 65. We recently harassed random strangers across town to find out: - When does old age begin? - What are your hopes and fears for older age? - Do you...