News, The Basics

u.lab now open for registration!

Between summer holidays and July having a least a few lovely days in it, you may have missed the fact that u.lab is now open for registration! September may seem a long time away but u.lab starts in just under 8 weeks so we’ve complied a wee list of hints and tips for getting yourself […]

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News

A sensing journey of 500 miles

For the last three weeks, fellow u.labber Kuladharini and her sister Karen have been on a 500 mile and 7 cities sensing journey of Scotland.  Their intention is to understand their country more deeply and make recovery from addiction even more visible in Scotland by connecting directly to the public. Kuladharini said: “With each step I am […]

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News

“From scunnered to hopeful” – ulabscot impact document

It has been a whirlwind couple of years in u.lab Scotland.  As we head into the summer and begin gearing up for u.lab 2017 in Sept, we’ve had a chance to reflect a little and gather u.lab stories from a number of participants.  Many of these stories were told through the impact stories blog series […]

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Events, Hubs

Festival of Hubs!

Last year, we invited ulabscot participants to host their own taster or intro session to u.lab to help people decide if they would like to register for it in Sept.  This resulted in over 20 tasters happening across Scotland, hosted by participants themselves.  This year, we would like to issue the same invitation to potential hub hosts […]

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The difference a story makes

Hello there! My name’s Kirsty and I’m the researcher who was working on the project to look at the experiences of people who have been involved in u.lab in Scotland which has resulted in the series of blog posts which have been featuring here over the last few months.  I’m a PhD student at the […]

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ulabscot stories

Tackling inequalities prototypes

In the final of the series of blog posts on prototyping we return to the NHS Lanarkshire Hub who began our impact stories series.  All the members have individual prototypes that they have been working on, although they are linked through the theme of tackling inequalities.  The groups’ ideas cover work within citizen’s advice bureau […]

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Help us sense into u.lab Scotland

If you’ve been along to a u.lab Scotland event recently, you’ll be aware that they’ve been hosted by a “holding team” – a self-selecting group of people from across u.lab Scotland with an intention to help grow and sustain u.practices in Scotland.  The events have been just one way we’ve been doing this. For the […]

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Crystalizing opportunities in the financial services sector

Alan Thornburrow is the Chief Executive of Scottish Investment Operations,  a professional body for the financial services sector in Scotland.  During our conversation about his experience of u.lab, he speaks of how he is at the point in his u.lab journey where opportunities are beginning to pop up for him.  He notes that the people involved […]

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