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Blogs by Richard Currie

May
25
2017

Using lived experience in evaluating mental health peer support
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This essay was originally published as the afterword to the early research findings of the evaluation of the Side by Side programme. In it the researchers who used their lived experience of mental health problems and peer support reflect on how including that expertise from experience strengthened the research. 

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Dec
2
2016

Power, Capital & Control: Co-production in research
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The subject of power and control within the field of social research has long held a fascination for me. Professionally as a social researcher; as a participant in social research; and finally as disability rights activist for the past 10 years.

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Dec
2
2016

Using your lived experience as a researcher, “both a Blessing and a Curse”
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Richard Currie is a researcher who is working with McPin on a number of projects that make use of both his research skills and his expertise from experience. In this brief video produced for our PPI in research week he talks with Rose about how he does this.

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