ASAP: Learnings from Joint University Social Sciences AcceleratorBackResources
7th June 2021
On 2nd March 2021, the Aspect Student Accelerator Programme (ASAP) team hosted a webinar to share insights and learnings on various aspects of running the multi-institution programme, including: how the accelerator structure and curriculum were adapted for social entrepreneurs, and the value of social science research to early and later stage social entrepreneurs. The ASAP team is joined by Sharath Jeevan, an experienced social entrepreneur and founder of STiR Education and Intrinsic Labs.
Aspect Student Accelerator Programme (ASAP)
Caroline Mei – Community and Operations Lead
Kiran Arokiasamy – Programming Lead
Alejandro Serrano Saunders – ASAP Cohort Founder, I Speak Mental Health
Kajal Sanghrajka (Moderator) – ASAP Advisor
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This blog by the Methods for Change team, illustrated by Jack Brougham, asks if we should spend more time talking about the methods we use as researchers. Drawing on a recent paper, we suggest that researchers need to articulate why methods matter in creating change to global challenges. We share three creative techniques that we have experimented with across the Methods for Change project that can encourage playful, reflective conversation about methods and their role in galvanising change.
This ‘How-To’ Guide outlines the Collaborative Zine Making Method used by Professor Sarah Marie Hall from the University of Manchester and developed in collaboration with Inspire Women Oldham. The zine was also created in collaboration with Inspire Women Oldham.
This ‘How-To’ Guide outlines the Oral Histories of Sensory Memories method used by Associate Professor Roisin Higgins from Maynooth University, Republic of Ireland. The poster was created in collaboration with Maddy Vian, Maddy Vian Illustrations.
This ‘How-To’ Guide outlines the Pop-up Stall method used by Dr Robert Meckin and Dr Andrew Balmer from the University of Manchester. The poster was created in collaboration with Maddy Vian, Maddy Vian Illustrations.