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Things and the Mind: student wellbeing, graphic medicine and sociomateriality

Been a strange year… Just a brief update on the ongoing project that is applying a participatory design approach towards developing a graphic narrative co-created by students-volunteers, students-survey participants, student Co-I (Monika Conti), student artist (Andi Setiawan) and project PI (Dr Natasa Lackovic, Educational Research). The project is a part of the largest student mental […]

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KS3 teachers resources for critical thinking and pedagogy on conflict & war: English, Citizenship, History

Art by Edmond Baudoin, Traces of the Great War @2018 On a Marché sur la Bulle. All rights reserved A teaching and learning resource for KS3 teachers primarily targeting English and literacy (a flipbook uploaded below), in addition to Citizenship and History was created by ReOPeN, in collaboration with LICAF, commissioned by 14-18 NOW, the […]

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Communities in Control: a 3D flippable graphic narrative on health inequalities and community action

Art by Joe Decie 2018 Introducing ReOPeN, CiC’s (Communites in Control project) and Joe Decie’s collaborative work: a graphic narrative “Communites in Control” about health inequalities in England. This graphic narrative booklet builds on communities’ stories, wonderfully drawn by Joe Decie, with scenarios and design solutions developed by Lancaster University’s academic team Emma Halliday (Health […]

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“Graphic Futures” project wrap up: imagined cross-disciplinary futures

The featured sketch representing cross-disciplinary collaboration, talking and creation in this blog post is by Lancaster University’s Ines Gregory Labarta. It marks the wrap up of a 6 month project that brought together colleagues across different disciplines at Lancaster University ( Liz Brewster (Medical School), Andy Darby (Computing & Communications), Catherine Easton (Law), Erika Fülöp (Languages […]

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A new graphic ethnography/medical humanities project

Dr Emma Halliday (Health and Medicine) and Dr Natasa Lackovic (Educational Research) are collaborating on a pilot project funded mainly by NHS’ “Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLARHC)”,  also supported by Lancaster University impact fund. There are two strands of the project, each exploring community experiences of community action and change […]

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Our award-winning comic project exhibited in Kendal!

The amazing art/comic work by the pupils of Stepping Stones and Heysham High, led by The Dukes (Vicky Fletcher) and artist Ben Hunt in collaboration with Dr Natasa Lackovic and Dr Nicola Ingram (Educational Research, Lancaster University) is exhibited in Kendal at The Waterside cafe – see page 3 of the Windows trail programme: https://www.comicartfestival.com/sites/default/files/LICAF%20Windows%20Trail%202017.pdf […]

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