Carolyn Hughes

Armchair Adventures – our top five podcast adventures!

Happy New Year adventurers! We hope Father Christmas brought you everything you wanted and that you all ate plenty of sprouts! We’ve all had a wonderful break, full of family and fun, and are now ready to get the gang back together to face another year of exciting adventures!    Over the Christmas break, Connie and …

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Bringing People's Experience to Life - Made by Mortals

Download our Round Table discussion: The challenges and benefits of innovating within healthcare research

In November, Made by Mortals brought together a brilliant panel of academics, researchers and the participatory arts community to open up a discussion about how together we can innovate more within healthcare research.  The event was called Bringing People’s Experience to Life and we were joined by delegates from all over the North West and …

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Bringing People's Experience to Life - Made by Mortals

Bringing People’s Experience to Life – a huge success

Our wonderful Johnny Barlow Theatre Company was one of the highlights of our Bringing People’s Experience to Life event last week. This inaugural event brought together health and social care researchers from across the North to showcase and demonstrate the value of using participatory arts as innovative PPIE within research and services.  We welcomed more …

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Armchair Adventures for Black History Month

Diversity: What I have learnt about being an accomplice and not just an ally

By Paul Hine, director of Made By Mortals   I came across the concept of accomplice rather than just ally recently as part of some inclusivity training I did at the Clore leadership course I am on. I immediately took the concept onboard. For me, it denotes action and not just support. Abi: The first …

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Made by Mortals - participatory arts

New speakers announced for our innovative PPIE event!

We are beyond thrilled to announce two more panellists for our upcoming PPIE event for the research community – Bringing People’s Experience to Life.   Jess Drinkwater, a GP and clinical lecturer at the University of Manchester, and Annie Keane PhD and Manager at Vocal (Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust) will now join our …

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Armchair Adventures shortlisted for award

We’ve been shortlisted for an MPA award!

We are over the moon to find out that our Armchair Adventures podcast has been shortlisted for Best Podcast at the Manchester Publicity Association (MPA) Inspiration Awards.  And inspiration is what our interactive children’s podcast is all about. Since the very first lockdown in 2020, we’ve worked alongside numerous collaborators to create amazing and interactive …

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