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What partnership work means to me

Scales of Justice
Kim Aumann, member of the UK Community Partner Network thinks about what working with academics has meant to her. For me, community university partnership work is a chance to share resources, exchange knowledge and channel our collective effort to...

UKCPN: What we've been up to

UKCPN Wordle
The UK Community Partner Network and NCCPE have had a busy start to the year. On January 12th we facilitated a workshop with community based organisations working with researchers on Connected Communities funded projects. There was a wealth of...

So what I’m doing is actually a CUP….???

UKCPN summit
Susanne Martikke, member of the UK Community Partner Network , shares her experiences of community-university working. As part of my job as research officer at Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation (GMCVO) I’d been trying to make...

Community Co-investigators

Steve Pool, a member of the UK Community Partner Network , shares his experiences as a Co-investigator on an AHRC Connected Communities project. I found this graffiti in Sheffield and wondered if I was one of those people who is always cross about...

Why CUPs are just my cup of tea

Cup of tea
Mandy Naylor, Shared Future CIC , is an Associate for the UK Community Partner Network (UKCPN). Here, she shares her thoughts on community-university partnerships. If you’d have asked me what I thought of CUPs three years ago, I’d have said ‘ Err…...