Hubs

Turning the camera on: Hubs

u.lab opens this Thursday and hubs can be a powerful space for exploring and practising what we learn during the course.  They rely on volunteers to host the space and each do so in their own unique way.  There are hubs brewing across Scotland (and the world) in places like Aberdeen, Alloa, Angus, Coltness, Dundee, […]

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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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ulabscot stories

The Coaching Circle Experience

The third in a series of four blog posts around co-sensing is with a group of people who have been involved in a coaching circle as part of U.Lab in Glasgow.  Anne McCann, Kate McHendrie and Tommy all work with different organisations and came together after attending an open evening advertised on the u.lab Scotland Facebook […]

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Hubs, ulabscot stories

Stories: Why we got involved with u.lab

The NHS Lanarkshire Hub is made up of members with a variety of roles within the NHS, along with a member from the Citizens Advice Bureau, all based in the Lanarkshire area.  The group was formed following the holding of taster sessions within NHS Health and Improvement which were hosted by a hub formed during […]

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News, ulabscot stories

Ulab stories: “impact” by Kirsty Deacon

I’m currently a PhD student at the University of Glasgow and have just completed a 3 month Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (SGSSS) internship at the Scottish Government.  The internship was around exploring attempts to gauge and illustrate any impact that u.lab may be having in Scotland and through this I became involved in […]

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