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K Aitken-McDermott @kaitkenmcd North East, England

Social scientist researching social enterprise, community organisations and rural business @cretweeting. River swimmer. Believer in kindness.

1,005 Following   247 Followers   454 Tweets

Joined Twitter 11/22/14


Look @ChloeDaykin what I saw @CogitoBooks today! A beautiful kingfisher next to your Fire Girl Forest Boy🔥🌳. Echoes… https://t.co/LCq7IDcqBe
7/29
2020
Loving your work here @SunderlandUK !! https://t.co/iv5SJgLsvG
7/27
2020
Postdoc opportunity at the @SIDataScience :) https://t.co/0uUB4qe4Oj
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7/15
2020
We are hiring a Research Associate / Senior Research Associate in Rural Enterprise! Opportunity to join #NIC_RE coo… https://t.co/SDOCJYRJqT
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7/13
2020
Hello & welcome to "We, the Rural" our 1st digital & collaborative conference. Led by @gkrtzs from @cretweetinghttps://t.co/EchpnUO5pV
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7/8
2020
Colleagues @UniofNewcastle #policy #evidence - this one is for you 👇🏻 https://t.co/ce8ow7Nyaj
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottScientists @UK_CEH & @UniofNewcastle are looking for help with their new, family-friendly #CitizenScience project e… https://t.co/dbTA26YrqX
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7/6
2020
This is really exciting - and it's happening here in the #NorthEast We're in this together💚💚 and 'tis time -… https://t.co/xna9Or1Dlc
7/5
2020
@NikiRust @BeInTheChange Honoured to @BeInTheChange This #socialenterprise journey has begun!! Great work @NikiRust
7/1
2020
@politicalidiot @PE_SportService @tynewearsport @NHSGsport That's really good!!
6/19
2020
@gkrtzs @IanMerrell_ @cretweeting @ESRC @DtpNine @SciencesNCL @NCL_Geography @CURDSNewcastle Fantastic news!!! 👍👏👏👍
6/16
2020
Carolyn Mazloomi, In the Spirit of Forgiveness, 2014, US author, curator, quilter #womensart https://t.co/nlqx2LJIw6
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6/15
2020
'Peace' by Diane Leonard, contemporary Impressionist painter #womensart https://t.co/0jzj3PYHI5
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottAs of today, I would like to officially announce the creation of the Frederick Douglass Society! This society str… https://t.co/VHuwlXdrLG
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6/14
2020
In light of the global Black Lives Matter movement, we have come together as a group of like-minded students to dri… https://t.co/skxilPK3Oc
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6/12
2020
I'm giving a webinar today, with a written briefing. I've appended this disclaimer at the top. https://t.co/XLFZqRdL9C
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermott @ChloeDaykin The best swim buddy is the one who brings surprise hot water bottles @ChloeDaykin! Many 🌟🌟🌟🌟
6/10
2020
The glorious @WandaWyporska being AWESOME here. I’ve only known this woman a year but she inspires me so often. https://t.co/t7aZOcFqMN
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6/8
2020
@cretweeting @sally_shortall Congratulations this is so well deserved - they are lucky to have you, as are we @cretweeting !may the tide that is entering even now the lip of our understanding carry you out beyond the face of fear may you k… https://t.co/iWX0N3mLhJ
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6/4
2020
'Free to be' by contemporary African-American artist Ekua Holmes #womensart https://t.co/nhMQwpUXg8
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottStill there. Still got it. #loveNCL https://t.co/RAlx6xC44n
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6/2
2020
'By the time this is over it'll be winter/high time for ice-skating' Linnet is 17. https://t.co/HF01kwCZrr
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6/1
2020
Please read ... https://t.co/KcJFZyifYJ
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5/30
2020
£200m of Covid funding via @TNLComFund is open for applications NOW. Let’s get this message out far and wide to th… https://t.co/APp6L42NcF
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottWith the Rural Coalition, we're calling on government to take a more localised approach to #Covid19UK track and tra… https://t.co/ncmEGtq2yJ
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5/26
2020
What feedback are you getting from students about online learning delivery? https://t.co/giDff4gVeU
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5/21
2020
First #NIC_RE job vacancies now available @CCRI_UK. More to follow in coming weeks @cretweeting @UniofNewcastlehttps://t.co/CP7vuBikLz
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermott @UniofNewcastle @ERC_UK @CCRI_UK & @RoyalAgUni are to lead the National Innovation Centre for Rural Enterprise… https://t.co/3DBVYfOzUu
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermott @NikiRust Happy Birthday!Great to see work making the front page of @ChronicleLive today. Looking forward to the official launch of #NIC_REhttps://t.co/qOQoTD4kNW
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5/18
2020
👇🏽This 👇🏽 And check out the eventbrite page for a list of our future themes - give us a shout if you're interested… https://t.co/mM0WxGYF1s
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5/11
2020
North East #SMEs can access free bespoke research and support from our world leading researchers, clinicians & acad… https://t.co/D1qCQgc3Fk
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5/8
2020
@gkrtzs @heidisaxby @UniofNewcastle @alisonstenning @Ruth1McA @m_gilmartin @cretweeting @DtpNine Fantastic news!! Well done @heidisaxby 🎉🎉
5/7
2020
@asquins20021 I'm going with cherry because if the bark? But don't know. @heidisaxby ?
5/3
2020
@davidsocialsp @PaulStreets_ @karlwilding Yeah I see what you are saying. Is it is also about individual trustees/d… https://t.co/gzO9zCLvcX @karlwilding Helpful clarification of the 50% but means Charity Trustees must be willing to take a loan against pro… https://t.co/lbNlQxUugy
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottSo, a little bird just told me to look at the British Business Bank T&Cs for the coronavirus loan scheme (CBILS to… https://t.co/5PqUqEokEi
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottNEWS: Today @peoplesbiz launch up to £12m emergency support in partnership with us alongside @localitynews and… https://t.co/2o06yBPN8r
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4/30
2020
PLEASE RT! Are you a rural young person? We want to hear from YOU! Today we released a survey to gauge the percep… https://t.co/kGA55as2xK
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermott£5m emergency fund received 5,000 applications totalling more than £40m from small charities in a week… https://t.co/4V70vcxtPD
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottSome good resources linked into this 👇- for those interested in the detail of how our VCSE organisations are fairin… https://t.co/tYbYpDpGo7yes, this is true also 👇 https://t.co/fB4s3nU9qC @Sail_Creative @cretweeting @UniofNewcastle @EngageNCL @ChloeDaykinHey @ChloeDaykin I thought the lovely peeps in your Twitosphere might be interested in this brilliant resource from… https://t.co/H83u9rUf7BAre you a charity which needs funding to help people during the Covid-19 crisis? Come and see how @TNLComFund can h… https://t.co/ZahDP0vmH2
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottA great resource from the wonderful @Sail_Creative All my #newcastle @cretweeting @UniofNewcastle @EngageNCL collea… https://t.co/s4RnhsTz2E
4/29
2020
A really well-considered article. It is difficult to communicate the breadth and value of the work social enterpris… https://t.co/becmwATTaPToday, UnLtd and 10 other organisations in our sector are writing to the Chancellor proposing a four-point plan to… https://t.co/MAZ5kvbTpJ
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottIf I may, @alexjamesfarrow is an *outstanding* and realistic strategy advisor who is finely attuned to our sector.… https://t.co/jMPmk9pzOS
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4/28
2020
I❤NCL https://t.co/Z5gO6rjBDm
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottProperly supporting #SocEnt is key for the recovery from the economic and social shock of #Covid19. So Plunkett has… https://t.co/4EfNKASzqf
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4/27
2020
The Lyrid meteor showers fell through clear skies this week. My dad hid a time-lapse camera in a hedge close to his… https://t.co/TKVOs4EFbR
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4/25
2020
@Sally_Atkinson2 @mcsuk @ChloeDaykin I concur - a fantastic read! And a great escape for anyone missing their swimming #read #swim
4/24
2020
Parliament will be looking for expert insights into many topics relating to COVID-19 and its impacts in the coming… https://t.co/LKMTciEeWY
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottOur fortnightly #VONNENews ebulletins contain useful information to support the #VCSE sector in the #NorthEast. R… https://t.co/wtaemhpwZO
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottYour responses are important 💬 https://t.co/5OybNv3s3N🆕Briefing: Moving out of the initial shock We heard from 32 charity leaders on the challenges they are currently… https://t.co/3XAEj9YJC5
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4/23
2020
@thesiswhisperer This is great. 🙏To mark #EarthDay2020, here is Yukihisa Isobe’s design from the very first Earth Day, 1970. In honour of our transi… https://t.co/QyImarP87b
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4/22
2020
Through good times, and bad, small businesses play a vital role in our economy and in our communities. This why it… https://t.co/6OtAGDhdGu
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4/21
2020
@alisonstenning Love this photo so much it's on my fridge! Best photo! @What2doWithTHAT @Minerva_RLEC Totally agree with this top tip. Thank you. I try... to do this 🙏 @careerconversa1 Really useful twitter tips. Thank you!
4/17
2020
This is unbelieveably good. Share this across the length and breadth of this country. #YouClapForMeNow https://t.co/rBG9KAXbuq
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermott1/11 Earlier today I asked twitter for lists of funders supporting charities in response to the #Covid19 crisis. I… https://t.co/2EHFZr2lPT
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottInteresting reading - whether your business is community, family, environment, or profit - or any combination of t… https://t.co/ySqICKdJkaColleagues at @cretweeting have written a new briefing note that considers the impacts of COVID-19 on rural economi… https://t.co/pgSgKLtWlv
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottIntroducing our two brilliant speakers for @VMFoundation Leadership through Crisis masterclass on 23rd April 10-11.… https://t.co/fa19K8fnBt
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottFree webinars for social enterprises and charities working through these difficult times https://t.co/aPKvzNQick
4/15
2020
ERSA survey on coronavirus lock-down - please help them to understand the difference place makes incl. rural - urba… https://t.co/a7vW5wU7vW
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4/14
2020
As one supermarket chain, Tesco's, receives 60% more government support to get through Covid that all the small cha… https://t.co/HRBtmgVIGJ
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4/11
2020
ACRE has released information today regarding eligibility for support from Government for village and similar rural… https://t.co/c04NOOBa9h
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottWe’ve got a brand new category: The Rural Innovation Award! Innovation comes in many forms; from new products, proc… https://t.co/9C37hFLXLT
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottFinally, it's never been more evident that civil society - charities, social enterprises, community groups and volu… https://t.co/8LjiwP4f0N
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottReally well worth taking half an hour out to read this and have thoughts provoked. Great article! https://t.co/ZoGC5qmmg7
4/9
2020
@KirstyWeakley @beisgovuk @AlokSharma_RDG @scullyp Important read. Now, and when we emerge from this, and prepare f… https://t.co/uKoCYKvbxC @scullyp @beisgovuk @AlokSharma_RDG @AlokSharma_RDG @beisgovuk Focused effort is required NOW working with charities, and community and social enterpri… https://t.co/c3cEoiGxAr.@BatesWellsChaSE also run a free legal helpline for SEUK members giving 20 mins advice on a range of legal issues.… https://t.co/Um2A7qN9Ix
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4/8
2020
It's been a month, though it feels like a lifetime ago, since charities publicly told Treasury that there would be… https://t.co/PCfGw5YhXl
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottIf anyone is looking for funding to cover need during this time, this is the most comprehensive list I've seen of r… https://t.co/1d6AM6B0d3
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottVirgin Money Foundation makes £850,000 available to charities affected by the health crisis https://t.co/ZQe1btHroS https://t.co/VGG7TmdZL3
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottI keep thinking this must have been sorted by now.... Really interesting - furlough is wrong for charities and soci… https://t.co/M2aDxsRl54In the last week I have spoken to five charity leaders making significant reductions to their work and teams. So mu… https://t.co/CAKNQskQTd
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottSTEM activities for the kids and budding marine scientists? #SuperstarsofSTEM @scienceANU @ScienceAU https://t.co/KMx9laYExC
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottToday we’re looking back at @MazzucatoM on @TEDRadioHour where she discusses the pivotal role that governments play… https://t.co/nl8pP0o14k
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottDeadline fast approaching - this Friday cc @adamsonmark @theiscout @UniofNewcastle et al cc e.g. @CLANorthhttps://t.co/u2zCtWn8sY
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4/7
2020
Excellent briefing from @ERC_UK and @mmu_decentwork. This is a particular concern for early stage rural entrepreneu… https://t.co/iWz7Rpt0Fz
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4/4
2020
“Blown Away” is a series of sculptures by British artist Penny Hardy, created out of discarded machine parts… https://t.co/OHdkbtkIcm
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4/3
2020
EPF is delighted to be working with @CranfieldTrust We are fully operational during these difficult times and ready… https://t.co/jPUiBwUjxO
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4/2
2020
@CommonsDCMS @karlwilding @NCVO So now you’ve heard the evidence, when can we expect some support @RishiSunakhttps://t.co/OzotO05RCi
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottToday @karlwilding from @NCVO told us that #COVID-19 means UK charities expect to lose £4 billion in the next quart… https://t.co/5fAlR4Jm0d
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottWe are responding at speed to try help social enterprises and charities affected financially by #COVID19. Read the… https://t.co/6StqZMA4Vg
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottIt is heartwarming to see charities and social enterprises step up to the challenge of COVID-19. Now is the time fo… https://t.co/le58yvzVYV
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottRemember our planet while you're at home social distancing - perhaps we can use the time to work out a more environ… https://t.co/q9VDKtB3FO
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4/1
2020
We're on the lookout for businesses that can help take our solutions about transport and mobility in #rural areas t… https://t.co/RvUO9pFut6
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3/31
2020
A statement to the #VCSE sector on behalf of public sector commissioners in Greater Manchester https://t.co/9q56nThVxK
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottNew from @Caf: an emergency fund for small charities (incomes up to £1m) £10k grants which looks like they’ll cove… https://t.co/F6JdW7hBTj
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottGreat blog! The role of nature is critical in healing when this is 'over'. Time to think - what do we want 'over' t… https://t.co/YhoSVYweGr
3/30
2020

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