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K Aitken-McDermott @kaitkenmcd North East, England

Researcher of social enterprise, social innovation, community organisations and rurality. Believer in kindness.

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Joined Twitter 11/22/14


@cretweeting @IanMerrell_ Fantastic! Well done Ian - you are brilliant!
12/4
2019
Another really interesting PhD opp - this time in Newcastle. Farmer behaviour, uncertainty, and climate change - pl… https://t.co/XBmqADt5fI
11/29
2019
Last chance to take part in North East Third Sector Trends Survey! A survey of the scale, dynamics and needs of t… https://t.co/rt9PXg0AXy
11/24
2019
This looks like a fascinating opportunity https://t.co/Qer5VlPKQl
11/21
2019
Looking for the following visiting lecturers to join the School of Business and Ent @RoyalAgUni next semester: - St… https://t.co/5i63GmWZVp
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottToo often, we treat complex health & care organisations/systems as if they were complicated. Complex isn't higher-o… https://t.co/sJx3GnbJpd
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11/19
2019
@OakPattanapong @_ISBE @cretweeting Thank you Oak! And, another fantastic #isbe2019 photo to add to my collection..… https://t.co/t8lFv3BM05
11/15
2019
@heravalue Thanks Paul. What a good shot!So pleased to be in such good company with @AvielCogan and Joanna Kitchen for Best paper in track - and their reall… https://t.co/0jkPKvJ7eKHave we got caught along with the neoliberal discourse and fettishized entrepreneurialism? Are we using the right l… https://t.co/guFU97jqpI @ChiOnwurah calling for diversity of design for relevant outcomes.Big questions here at #isbe2019 "Where is the professorship in #Entrepreneurship and #inequality?" @monderram chall… https://t.co/AOvGJ32uLa"I challenge you.. Thinkers must be doers. Thinking cannot be an end in itself" @MargoThomasPhD encouraging influen… https://t.co/xvKZfoycK3Fantastic to be here in Newcastle at the #isbe2019 conference. Really looking forward to sharing local vocational e… https://t.co/3HHbh3PL1P
11/14
2019
Really interesting conversations for real and relevant impact - out from the #PhD bubble @_ISBE Doctoral day refere… https://t.co/miwLKQzqyx
11/13
2019
Geodome building course running at Chopwell Woods near Gateshead. Dec 11th £60 to learn great skills and have a fin… https://t.co/JQ5YQ8bPXg
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11/9
2019
Excited to see this timely book examining & demonstrating the need for scientific rigour vs practical relevance in… https://t.co/gGedJheiij
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11/6
2019
Have your say on our environment! @EnvAgency https://t.co/vZ47tK9fDe @cretweeting
11/2
2019
Well done @DurhamComAction - really well deserved. Fantastic news for County Durham #communityhubs - and all the ha… https://t.co/4PwKryTvuD
10/29
2019
"It is still next to impossible to find a donor that is willing to pay for us to just sit down with affected popula… https://t.co/SEgjCz6dVi
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottDid you kow that all our PhD routes at NINE DTP are available for both part time and full time studying for your fl… https://t.co/uLI0JHrh7Z
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottWhat 10yos are reading in the wild. My twitter public service series for those of us who really want to know.… https://t.co/aKY4Ra5LjM
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottCome work with us @GeogDurham! We're looking to hire someone with expertise in the political and social dimensions… https://t.co/G61NjoSqwa
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10/24
2019
#Sustainableruraldevelopment #diversification The Potential of Social Farming - Public Lecture. Looking forward to… https://t.co/G4JGy7RRfz
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10/22
2019
The North East Local Enterprise Partnership has a vacancy on the Board for a representative of voluntary and commu… https://t.co/mPcl7YOv6U
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10/17
2019
What a treat listening to Liz Tapner ‘the most influential woman in social enterprise’ in 2018 share her journey &… https://t.co/1kqYqdMbxL
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermott❗️LAST CALL FOR TOP WOMEN IN SOCIAL ENTERPRISE❗️ Nominations end midnight tonight for 2019's #WISE100 👉👉👉… https://t.co/NVfvCx3PfY
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottExciting new #postdoc opportunity #socent & #impact @SInnovationIRL @emesnetwork @ActionRur @SEIrelandhttps://t.co/Zedd8PRi3z
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermott"Were we wrong to talk about outcomes?" Nice blog from @EvalSupScot https://t.co/h311DP95qG https://t.co/HZZBMrKrcK
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10/16
2019
Is this what it’s come to. Arresting a 91 year old man with a walking stick who wants to save the planet for its ch… https://t.co/Cx9546BbbG
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10/13
2019
Martin Cox from @UniofNewcastle opening the Rural Business Awards North @RuralRBAs at the Core @cretweetinghttps://t.co/3YAaL6gGOd
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10/12
2019
*Artists* you still time to apply for this call with our friends @BerwickVA @cretweeting https://t.co/JWCE8qSggR
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottGreat to be @RuralRBAs and to see @LionmouthCIC win the award for Best Rural Social Enterprise, Charity or Communi… https://t.co/CkNk4oDFKZ
10/11
2019
Check out our new #Strength2Food video https://t.co/C2CNAOh8XE on enabling a #localseafood sector in the North East… https://t.co/bsoJnZs6ky
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottOur latest policy note on rural contributions to the UK industrial strategy https://t.co/9vx7htXmAu
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10/4
2019
STUDENTSHIP COMPETITION 2020: We are especially keen to encourage high quality collaborative studentship applicatio… https://t.co/gZd0K1p0ER
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10/2
2019
I'm chairing this on 4th December in Sunderland - please do share with networks across North East @RichyC_Recoveryhttps://t.co/9IfDPLpka0
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10/1
2019
LADY HALE: Graduated top of her class with a 1st in Law from Cambridge. Professor of Law at Manchester. First woman… https://t.co/7c3FSQK3M9
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottAnnouncing a new artist residency opportunity with @cretweeting & @NCLcreativearts responding to the role of women… https://t.co/E3LdJuchd4
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermott @tobyjlowe @shekinahmission @thetudortrust @Matt_Bell909 Sounds brilliant - so good when you meet peeps doing good things well!Great big thank you to Nathan and Gemma @CicWoodshed for sharing time this morning. Researching #socialenterprise i… https://t.co/WYcQc3S9DF
9/25
2019
Stephen Osborne plenary making point that innovation in public services is not necessarily ‘good’. Lesson from phl… https://t.co/zt54ifJwGm
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottThe great @StephenOsborne1 at #isirc2019 on public service innovation. Very resonant. “Innovation isn’t change. We… https://t.co/JGmjVHgA5F
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottStephen Osborne: Innovation is not change. We have a word for change, it's change :-) Innovation is not (necessaril… https://t.co/i7SB8ipiT1
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9/3
2019
Why the rightwing foundations are winning: "The funders’ approach was long-term, ideological and collaborative. The… https://t.co/fgalcOfMfL
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermott#businessboostReally enjoyable and productive four days on @DtpNine Business Booster Training delivered by @skillfluence working… https://t.co/cSLWH876Rm
8/22
2019
Great that these #morrisons bags are made of recyled plastic. Why recycle stereotypes too...? We make the change w… https://t.co/2tUOGFEjEQ
8/16
2019
Kabul, Afghanistan. #FridaysForFuture https://t.co/yHP0BYoxBu
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8/11
2019
@tobyjlowe What a really interesting read! Thanks for sharing Toby.
8/9
2019
THRILLED to bits to chosen for this. AMAZING!!! Thank you to everyone who took part. I am very honoured! And also v… https://t.co/JdKhr89jmL
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8/2
2019
Wow, what fabulous company to be in! https://t.co/vFKbblS0e1
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7/30
2019
You can now listen to some of the conversations with Co. Durham hill farmers for #HeftedToHill on our website… https://t.co/OsuAdIADI3
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7/26
2019
Great to see the wonderful wonderful @LionmouthCIC shortlisted for Best Rural #SocEnt #charity #communityproject in… https://t.co/xT0nHlR7KN
7/22
2019
Great opportunity for a PhD in rural studies! https://t.co/6WATwfgTNb @cretweeting
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7/17
2019
JOB: We're looking for a senior researcher to lead work on our core idea: the community paradigm. A fantastic role… https://t.co/UGx7YtgOSl
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottI forgot the fantastic soup👏 - sorry veg choppers we would of been hungry without you!Thank you for sharing @DeniRiach another happy smoky day in the woods 💚 https://t.co/SMjt4vP64wFire, breadmaking, willow weaving, and hammocks! It was a long hard day😀. Well done everyone. Thank you… https://t.co/na9bRZeHdiThank you all my wonderful colleagues @cretweeting for sharing Target Woods and @DeniRiach Forest Bathing day. Hope… https://t.co/0aG0VKhY8WAre you a NE #charity or #social enterprise interested in getting free phones for staff? We're delighted to have he… https://t.co/vKHCpmMuTm
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7/15
2019
Stay tuned! Planning ahead for a series of artist residencies @varc_arts. @NCLcreativearts and @cretweeting are par… https://t.co/YhGRvBmy3I
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7/13
2019
FUND OPEN | Are you an experienced #CommunityEnergy Group? Do you have an innovative idea? The Next Generation fun… https://t.co/07b1tS4SHv
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottWhat role for our market towns in #ruralstrategy? https://t.co/gZA7QtA9Hx
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7/11
2019
Is your community organisation the driving force at the centre of your local community? @VMFStartLocally have launc… https://t.co/Wr5bs0qk3i
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottSome great ideas coming out of Day 3 of the Rural Revolution sprint! #CGISprint @NorthumbrianH2Ohttps://t.co/CU0SwP72e1
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermott'What do arts practices bring to rural sociology?' Read this brilliant blog by @ruralimpact from our panel at the r… https://t.co/KBJ7FpfUoh
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottGreat party - thank you @ChloeDaykin and @CogitoBooks in Hexham. Waiting for my son to read the fabulous… https://t.co/JiLF2xLsK3
7/10
2019
Fantastic Writer-in-Residence opportunity at @berwickfilmfest. Deadline to apply 12 August. All information here:… https://t.co/ospbQMy98s
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7/9
2019
A toe-tingling new adventure from @ChloeDaykin, set in the beautiful Peruvian rainforest. A girl on the run, and a… https://t.co/lc2kY6KQcG
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7/8
2019
Really pleased that @RuralNorthern @cretweeting is supporting this valuable event. Book now to attend https://t.co/75fwTFLLFS
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7/5
2019
The Government has responded to the @LordsRuralEcon report. You can read it here: https://t.co/MhmgbRiBd8 There w… https://t.co/Cv3hNVjUPQ
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7/4
2019
Back from the brilliant @emesnetwork International Social Enterprise Research Conf @sheffhallamuni Thank you to the… https://t.co/eLkEfSCWp6A #free exhibition #heftedtohill opens this Saturday featuring the voices & images of local farmers #photography by… https://t.co/yljtj6OaHA
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6/28
2019
Finally a focus on "rural stayers"! We soooo need a contemporary discourse that acknowledges, views and celebrates… https://t.co/78tucxH0OX
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermott @FriendsofLakes @4CommonLand @UplandsAlliance @FLD_Douglas @IcicleLakesHQ @Campaign4Parks @CPRE Done ✅
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottWe're hiring! A great opportunity to join the Engagement and Place team @UniofNewcastle https://t.co/PU0k3FWgQG
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6/26
2019
Hey twitter world, we are back. We are a #socialenterprise which sells an amazing range of hats, gloves and well an… https://t.co/wke3T2zNgI
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottOn the last OPERA stage - Own, Pair, Explain, Rank, *Arrange.* Insightful discussions on the purpose of education… https://t.co/oT0M37hdFP
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6/25
2019
Great to be @sheffhallamuni listening to @roryridleyduff and colleagues talk about @FairSharesAssoc model at… https://t.co/jjQfrJzR2K
6/24
2019
@cretweeting @MarkShucksmith @Ruth1McA Congratulations to everyone celebrating yesterday @Ruth1McA @MarkShucksmithhttps://t.co/9qMMqV2UBo
6/22
2019
Save the date!! Monday 16th September we will be hosting the 2019 ISBE Creative Industries Entrepreneurship SIG eve… https://t.co/Hh8KDUJGcJ
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6/21
2019
What role did community business play in the regeneration of post-industrial communities? Budding historians intere… https://t.co/HChRqVefhH
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6/20
2019
Great to listen to @gkrtzs talk about art and the rural tonight at @UniofNewcastle @cretweeting https://t.co/V5UEY6V1Iq
6/11
2019
Congratulations to PhD student @aaprotta on her 3rd place finish in the @Social_Renewal Doctorate Impact awards. Ch… https://t.co/ZfaxEphYCY
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6/6
2019
CRE colleagues debating power relations at the Penn State workshop on gender and agriculture @cretweeting @WALMAG2https://t.co/Xapdnh7Vg0
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6/4
2019
Hello creative writers...this is worth a look. https://t.co/u3ZOAB3VSK
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5/23
2019
STEMing the Funding Gap for Female Entrepreneurs and why it is an economic imperative https://t.co/3Y8v7OuKbZ
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5/19
2019
I’m not doing this again https://t.co/93jILnHxWk
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottToday we celebrate the individuals, communities, businesses and organisations that play a critical role in shaping… https://t.co/8eBOVhYMOJ
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5/18
2019
Today we launch a new #VitalSigns #FoodPoverty report which discusses why people are going hungry in North East Eng… https://t.co/Jl2UWRfLKY
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5/8
2019
For the past 100 years @PlunkettFoundat has proudly supported the community or cooperative ownership of services; i… https://t.co/awPRCdtUh6
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5/1
2019
Fantastic to see research and expertise from @cretweeting colleagues featured in the @LordsRuralEcon report on rur… https://t.co/Udk8nraun1
Retweeted by K Aitken-McDermottOur Community Development Officer Tracy is representing @DurhamComAction at the @ACRE_national Network Training Eve… https://t.co/jg07FBi7I9
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4/30
2019
In our latest CRE blog, Dr Diogo Souza Monteiro discusses natural capital: Labelling, transparency and the true cos… https://t.co/u5uDLk3Gdk
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4/29
2019
Successive govts have underrated contribution rural economies can make to UK: it’s time for a strategy for the… https://t.co/71gGAAb9FY
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4/28
2019
Our #RurEntUK report finds emphasis on urban-focused growth in Northern Powerhouse and Midlands Engine appears misp… https://t.co/5hy4mJhd1s
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4/26
2019
Only one week to go until the Newcastle Poetry Festival gets underway. Don't miss the chance to hear some of the wo… https://t.co/DzW1YEopLO
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4/25
2019
Don't forget to join us at our next Engagement and Place seminar series next week where @sally_shortall will talk t… https://t.co/20naIyTFFW
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4/24
2019

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