Category Archives for "AR Meetings"

Invitation to collogue. ART – a vital alternative social science paradigm at a time of eco-social crisis. Join us!

Since the founding of Action Research journal in 2003, we have had the immodest aim to help recover and transform social science.  Our intent has been to assist the Academy, as well as the public and private sector, in discovering additions and alternatives to heretofore “ivory tower,” materialist-positivist research and practice. We want to extend our conversation […]


“Power-with” structures in complex healthcare systems: Gladys Yinusa Interviews Hilary Bradbury

 “Action researching means we’re reflecting together. We’re bringing stakeholders into inquiry for change to their own experience. In the healthcare world it is not just because we respect patients that we include them. Although that is true. It is also because we end up with better information when there are more eyes, more hearts and […]


The Inner-Outer Dance for social change. By Andrea Rodericks

Andrea Rodericks works independently with NGOs, social enterprises, and other civil society organizations and networks on program and organizational design and collaboration around complex development challenges. Action research is at the core of her practice. She is based in Goa in India and Atlanta in the US. Andrea is a personal member (“PerMem”) with AR+ […]


Systems Sensing: Making what’s implicit explicit. Collective Transitions with Hilary Bradbury and AR+

  In social change, we often find ourselves facing new challenges and with increasing dynamics or greater complexity. For example, plans or strategies that once felt solid and secure, may no longer be realistic or feasible. A challenge may bring a project to a momentary standstill. As one moves from the space of “the known,” […]


Gladys Yinusa, PhD Candidate from Bournemouth University reflects on the AR+ eCO Retreat.

Gladys Yinusa is completing her action research dissertation as we speak. It titled “An action research study to improve ward practices”, and explores the influence of organisational culture in the provision of food and nutrition care for hospitalised patients. Gladys is a match-funded PhD student from the Department of Nursing Science, Bournemouth University, in collaboration […]