Anna Eaton

Anna is the Managing Director of the Ideas Alliance and runs our work and the Ideas Hub day to day. She is passionate about capturing and sharing stories in order to inspire others and bring about change.

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by Anna Eaton

Talking about balancing belonging and freedom at work in Research Matters magazine

We answer some questions for the Social Research Association's quarterly Research Matters magazine about our organisational structure as part of their look at business models for social research. Read the reprinted article here.

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by Anna Eaton

Ideas Alliance and People’s Voice Media awarded National Lottery funding for Co-production Project

We are delighted to announce that we've been awarded funding through The National Lottery Community Fund for a three-year co-production project alongside People’s Voice Media.

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by Anna Eaton

The Magic and the Mayhem

If you love working collaboratively with communities or are looking to do so, this podcast is for you. The Communities in the Making series offers a mixture of real stories, practical tips and reflections about community project participation.

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by Anna Eaton

Inverclyde Shed: improving wellbeing, tackling social isolation and reducing waste

We learn about a group helping older men talk and connect whilst maintaining repair skills and how members co-design and influence the design and development of the Shed.

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Collective Power: Tracing Autonomy, The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice, Glasgow

The latest in our Collective Power Award series celebrates a project that focuses on autonomy as a model for supporting reflective practice for clinical, arts and health practitioners.

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Collective Power: Loudspeaker, Nottingham Contemporary

The fourth project in our Collective Power Award shortlist series that we want to celebrate uses galleries and creativity to make a crucial difference in the lives of women experiencing difficult circumstances.

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Collective Power: Feels Like Home, Barnsley Museums

We learn about what a community group for anyone new to Barnsley has achieved, learnt and loved along the way as part of our Collective Power award showcase with the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance.

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“The Hub acts as a glue bringing together people and organisations who are doing so much to positively disrupt their local systems.”

Burcu Borysik, Mayday Trust