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[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=''] 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 ethnography project for the Centre for Ageing Better (CfAB) with research agency Traverse: visiting people aged over 50 around the country, to map out ‘informal voluntary contributions in the community’. This is...

[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...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] [vc_video link='https://vimeo.com/313728783'] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] This is a one-min snippet from a 2018 project for Guy’s & St Thomas’ Charity with research agency Renaisi, exploring the health priorities for people living in Lambeth and Southwark. It involved...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] 1) ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='2' up='' down=''] In 2008, 200,000 residents of the US state of Oregon were invited to enter a lottery with an unusual prize: free medical insurance. The lottery was the result of the state’s...