ulabscot stories

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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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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News

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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News

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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Events, News

u.lab the MOOC finishes.. u.lab the movement continues

Today will be the first Thursday in two months that there isn’t a fresh batch of materials released for u.lab.  All the material will remain available on edX, as will the features on the u.lab community site (although not sure how long registration remains open on edX for so do it quick!).  This means you can […]

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The Basics

Week 0 – discombobulating and orientating?

U.Lab officially started last Thursday with the release of week 0 material and while many hubs have already met for the first time, in some ways, it still feels like it hasn’t quite started yet.  You may have thought, “what’s a week 0?!”  Well, week 0 is an orientation week to give you some time to become […]

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News

“Welcome, World” she whispered, excitedly

  If you’ve been in Edinburgh over the summer, you might recognise this sign.  It was the advertisement for the Edinburgh International Festival, which ended a few weeks ago.  It felt an appropriate gesture then with the city’s population reportedly doubling during the festival, and feels just as appropriate now as we finally begin u.lab together […]

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