Community Organisations/Organisers

Addressing Barriers to Community Engagement

The content for this article originates from a panel collaboration at the Development Studies Association Conference 2023, between representatives from Engagement Environments, Participatory Action Research (PAR) at University of Reading, and the National Association for Disabled Staff Networks (NADSN). “We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the […]


Partner Journey: Megan Shore & Rick Hall of Ignite!

Ignite! is a Nottingham-based charity which focuses on community engagement with young people, equipping them for a rapidly-changing world by taking a curiosity-first approach to disrupt traditional education, connect with people, and nurture natural creativity. Founder of Ignite! and former Director of Programmes Rick Hall, who has recently retired, and Megan Shore, Programmes Manager, both […]


Partner Journey: Sarah Staunton-Lamb, Earthwatch

Sarah Staunton-Lamb is Learning, Communities and EDI Lead for Earthwatch Institute, based in Oxford, UK. Sarah has been a Co-Investigator on Engaging Environments since 2018, and has worked alongside the partnership to develop an extensive programme of work, particularly focused on the development of early career researchers [ECRs] in fields of environmental science and beyond. […]


Case Study: Science Camps for Early Careers Researchers with Earthwatch

Earthwatch is an organisation which envisions a world where we are able to live in balance with nature, and aims to achieve this through engagement and connection with nature which is powered by science. Based in Oxford, UK, Earthwatch was a partner of the Engaging Environments project, led by Co-Investigator Sarah Staunton-Lamb, with its main […]