Blog

Find out what we’ve been up to and all our latest news in our blog. We have multiple contributers and cover a range of topics. If there’s something you think we should be writing about, let us know!

Co-researching drought in South Africa blog

Co-researching drought in South Africa blog

We’re funded from a pot of research money aimed at getting researchers to understand and address major challenges affecting countries in the global south. Our project’s on Patterns of Resilience to Drought, exploring community resilience to drought in South Africa from historical and contextual perspectives.

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Cultural awareness training blog

Cultural awareness training blog

The Cultural Awareness session was an opportunity to have an open discussion about some of the issues that come up around cultural awareness. Like an iceburg, a lot of what makes up culture are things that we often cannot see or are below the surface.

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Resilient young parents Resilience Forum blog

Resilient young parents Resilience Forum blog

Professor Jacqueline Barnes, developmental psychologist and director of the Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues at Birkbeck, University of London, spoke about research into how young parents can be helped to be more resilient. She explained that key research in this field very much fits the ecological approach to resilience that we in Boingboing follow.

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