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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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From “stuck at the bottom of the U” to action

Valerie Jackman is a lecturer at Edinburgh College.  In this film, Valerie talks of how she moved from feeling “stuck at the bottom of the U” to taking action on her idea. Many people we talk to also experience being stuck at the bottom of the U.  It’s perhaps understandable when many of us don’t […]

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Co-sensing – a deadly conversation

  In the final of the series of four blog posts around the co-sensing element within u.lab Kuladharini, the Chief Executive of the Scottish Recovery Consortium, talks about using u.lab tools to have a “Deadly Serious Conversation” around tackling the issue of death from substance misuse.  When I spoke to her she noted that this […]

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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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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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We can do anything – what’s emerging for Ulabscot?

As we are now well and truly into 2017, we thought it was a good time to share what is emerging in u.lab, both globally and in Scotland, this year. u.lab Scotland stories of impact Over the past few months, Kirsty Deacon, a PhD student with the University of Glasgow and u.labber herself, undertook an […]

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Kinder Scotland 21-day Challenge – starts tomorrow!

Happy new year!  I wonder what 2017 will hold?  After last year, there does seem to be a sense that anything really is possible.  Many of us will be returning to work today after the festive period.  So as a way to positively kick off the year, why not join over 250 of us by […]

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