Designing and Performing Research as a Relational Endeavor
Embracing the assumption that all research is relational enables the researcher to be more present and attentive to the research process, paying attention to what the context urges and offers, and to what participants need. In relational research, the plurality of voices are fundamental to produce knowledge that can be useful and transformative.
Designing conversations – a three dinner course with Luca Grasso
Conversations can not be predicted but they are also not random. You can design spaces and creative formats for conversations to go into more fruitful directions. This conversation over dinner with Luca Grasso explores a variety of frames and shapes in which productive conversations can take place.
Research as Innovation & Collaborative Action Research
Here you have a conversation on two different papers published on creative, collaborative and imaginative principles of research. The authors present and critically discuss the challenges and opportunities to conduct participatory research that embraces creativity and imagination to co-create knowledge. This conversation features two publications: Camargo-Borges, C.; McNamee, S. (2020). Research as Innovation: An Invitation to Creative and Imaginative Inquiry Processes. & Ottar Ness and Dina von Heimburg (2020). Collaborative Action Research: Co-constructing Social Change for the Common Good. From the book: Sheila McNamee, Mary M. Gergen, Celiane Camargo-Borges, Emerson F. Rasera (editors). The SAGE Handbook of Social Constructionist Practice.
Intercultural work for Public Engagement, Parelheiros – SP – Brazil
One of the projects developed by the Brazilian NGO Ibeac is called “Ruas adotadas” (adopted streets) in which they occupied some streets of the neighborhood to give space for kids to play, for parents to engage and learn from each other, and for workshops about healthy food to be given.
Making Places Shaping Destinations – Social Entrepreneurship in peripheric communities
The video is an illustration of a small project developed as part of a collaboration between Breda University, University of Sao Paulo, the NGO Ibeac and the farmers from “Acolhendo em Parelheiros”, São Paulo, Brazil. Parelheiros is a neighborhood of São Paulo containing great natural importance, however with high poverty and inequality.
Criatividade e Imaginação em pesquisa e intervenção: comunicação intercultural
Nesse podcast falo sobre meu percurso profissional, meu trabalho como educadora em programas interdisciplinares e internacionais e como a criatividade e imaginação fazem parte da forma como atuo em pesquisa.
Research can be fun and sexy This video is the outcome of a project I developed with a student who was very much interested in understanding why all students, when it comes to research work, get so bored and demotivated? Can we make research fun and sexy? The video shows the exploration we did with students, trying to understand their perception on research and also with researchers, who are embracing a more creative and collaborative perspective on inquiry.
Mobile interview can be a Method of data collection as well as a tool for intervention. In classical research – collecting data requires a controlled environment, a neutral researcher in order to guarantee the validity and the rigor of the data. However new approaches on research are challenging data collection by stating that actually when we enter our field of research we are already influencing the environment and people just by being there, just by the type of questions we ask. Interview, in the approach of data generation is about a collaborative conversation, with a purpose, of course, in which
The photovoice method is a taylor-made approach embracing the context of a research/Intervention articulated with the needs of participants. It builds on the power and potential of photography as a tool that enables and encourages participants to be creative, reflective on the topic and imagine alternative futures. With photovoice, we encourage independence towards the participants. They can freely choose what they would like to share about themselves and their surroundings in a visual manner. By giving the people a camera, they are able to document and reveal what they appreciate and what they would like to share. The pictures can