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May
6
2021

Imposter syndrome and work – it’s not a ‘you’ problem

A McPin senior researcher discusses how imposter syndrome is related to discrimination in employment systems, and how peer support and lived experience could counteract it

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May
4
2021

Why peer support could play a role in tackling unemployment: the Peer Support Employment Groups Evaluation

There are no easy solutions to long-term unemployment but peer support could help, says Dan Robotham

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Apr
28
2021

How Time To Change got me started as a lived experience researcher

McPin researcher Lisa reflects on the incredible impact Time to Change has had – both on her personally and on the wider mental health landscape - and what needs to happen next

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Apr
26
2021

Black Thrive: The benefits and challenges of having a dual role in research

Despite its challenges, being on both the project and evaluation team can bring important and unique perspectives to the project work, says Faith Amasowomwan

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Apr
19
2021

Black Thrive: Becoming a Community Peer Researcher

Although stepping out of my comfort zone was challenging, it was hugely rewarding says Davino Beckford

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Apr
12
2021

Black Thrive: Researching the impacts of Covid-19 on Black people in Lambeth

The purpose of research is not just to find answers but also to raise questions, says Achille Crawford, a trainee evaluator who worked on the Black Thrive Employment Project

 

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Mar
22
2021

The status quo needs disrupting but the road to systems change is rocky

A McPin researcher reflects on how racism is rooted in entangled histories of power, colliding cultures and also deep inside our own brains

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