Openness

A list of site content that is tagged as Openness – grouped by type of content.

Publications

This report discusses the different expectations people have of Patient and Public involvement and Engagement with animal research. We review the opportunities and challenges across perspectives. We also identify preliminary recommendations for enabling more meaningful involvement.

Blog entry

Written by:

Bentley Crudgington

A directive of the Collaboration and Communication strand of the Animal Research Nexus is to produce dynamic pubic engagement activities that connect different pers

Written by:

Renelle McGlacken, Tess Skidmore, Bentley Crudgington

Projects by Bentley 

At a previous meeting we were all asked to define what “nexus” meant to us. 

Written by:

Tess Skidmore

Understanding and examining the significance of the laboratory space physically, practically, emotionally and metaphorically, is opening up new lines of social scientific enquiry regarding the relations between health, science and welfare

Written by:

Gail Davies, Rich Gorman, Bentley Crudgington

The concept of openness is increasingly being used to drive change and shape debates around animal research. However, it is a complicated and nuanced concept, which can be both uniting and dividing in practice.

Events

“Hi. How are you?” This is a common greeting used to ask about health, but has anyone ever asked you; “did you come alone?” We’ll be exploring these questions in a short, interactive, one-on-one scenario. This is no ordinary theatre experience, as you’ll play the protagonist, answering questions and attempting tasks that will challenge assumptions of who is involved in human health.

A participatory workshop with Exeter's Univeristy of the Third Age exploring the what openness around animal research means at an individual level and how it could be improved. 

Project partners

The Lab Collective create interactive, visceral live experiences; treading the line between theatre, game and installation, The Lab Collective empower the audience to collaborate in our performances.