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Karen Laing @karenjclaing newcastle upon tyne

Co-Director of the Research Centre for Learning and Teaching and Senior Research Associate at Newcastle University, UK All views my own.

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Joined Twitter 7/21/09


Our (open access) article on co-producing research with disabled young ppl is one of the most shared/read in Childr… https://t.co/mV0cpVYUuA
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1/23
2020
First #CPD session is in full swing! Great discussions taking place about #communitycurriculum and #partnership dev… https://t.co/TFXvYdlISx
Retweeted by Karen LaingGreat work from Taj @busykhn at #StateOfTheNorth with @NorthTyneCA @IPPRNorth this morning, speaking about communit… https://t.co/15qnSK4KXW
Retweeted by Karen LaingThis is a fab website - tonnes on #narratives & #frames for #wonkcomms @Ben_CarnegieUK will especially like point "… https://t.co/8e3I3xL59Z
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1/22
2020
‘Music has always made me feel free; I can express myself through it’ Meet Demi. She’s 17, went to @Hawthorn_PS &… https://t.co/UNWKUTkVxg
Retweeted by Karen LaingGetting our kit together for Gender Agenda @ Newcastle this afternoon... looking forward to seeing the 40 plus peop… https://t.co/c5swDM1zbP
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1/21
2020
Casual contracts leave many in UK higher education feeling 'dehumanised' and treated as second-class citizens, @ucuhttps://t.co/47YZpZjiCE
Retweeted by Karen LaingNE Youth are delighted to announce funding from Awards for All to deliver our NE Youth Voices Project. We will work… https://t.co/qvp0UNZBGS
Retweeted by Karen LaingHow about that review of the care system? https://t.co/7i5yDEqiXj
Retweeted by Karen LaingToday is Martin Luther King Day in the US. Here too, we honour Dr King & his commitment to social, racial and econo… https://t.co/nh7uYcHlIA
Retweeted by Karen LaingToday, I'm finishing a draft of a report on some research into #playingout and loneliness - here are just a few exa… https://t.co/sYIIMg4fka
Retweeted by Karen LaingFree program for Designated Teachers in Newcastle Schools https://t.co/JfNDYQoilg
Retweeted by Karen LaingThe latest European @UniofNewcastle project to start in @cflat4change - we look forward to hearing how it progress… https://t.co/FDflWQWFfX
Retweeted by Karen Laing @hannahksackett @GertrudeBellArc @ncllibspeccoll @appcomnet @civilwarcentre @TICE_UK @SolidaritySharkhttps://t.co/1WMTEXmIFu
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1/20
2020
Wise women, not pariahs: the needs of menopausal women are as important as the fight for maternity rights, says one… https://t.co/E85kPhG22x
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1/18
2020
One of my children has been told he will get a detention at school today. The reason? We can't afford the ingredi… https://t.co/AgCOpcz2Up
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1/16
2020
Our NUAcT Fellowship scheme is now open, offering fully resourced five-year research fellowships in any discipline… https://t.co/jptB5oBJ50
Retweeted by Karen LaingReally important reflection on great work by @harrietgrant @guardiancities on space for play & why it’s important f… https://t.co/XOdkm5Y8P9
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1/14
2020
With some help from @MichaelRosenYes, primary school children talk about play and why it is important to them. Rea… https://t.co/KlOF0qxTPT
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1/11
2020
CoReD #CollaborativeReDesignwithSchools is now launched! We planned our work with schools in Iceland,Portugal, Ital… https://t.co/q5zSXeflGp
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1/8
2020
Find out what we mean by ‘co-creation of knowledge’ and why we think it’s important in these vox pops with… https://t.co/YlSOD5fkr4
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1/7
2020
Just hours to go before the launch meeting at @UniofNewcastle for #CollaborativeReDesignwithSchools #CoReDhttps://t.co/QOFYCG2Xwo
Retweeted by Karen LaingHappy New Year! 🥳We welcome our children, families and staff back to school this week. Some schools have a teacher… https://t.co/nQh7WIOP1b
Retweeted by Karen LaingDr Eric Fletcher, @cflat4change researcher, is investigating how primary schools prepare and support children for t… https://t.co/fVkgQP0H1P
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1/6
2020
“Finland is a society that outperforms ours in every way — every way — imaginable. Finnish happiness is way, way hi… https://t.co/yFsxDoLB0s
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1/5
2020
@DrRLofthouse @respartnersedu @CALoDUKE I certainly do! Glad you had your husband with you this time to broker the deal!
1/2
2019
And last but not least, with @karenjclaing, @uniofnewcastle, @Pippa_Carnegie & @Ben_CarnegieUK & a host of other p… https://t.co/ZXb3ey6eo0
Retweeted by Karen LaingWe’ve moved through a paradigm where it was about hitting the target. Now we’re into a new paradigm where it’s abou… https://t.co/9EikMuPPOs
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12/19
2019
Great to be at @N_landCouncil for our #Education Knowledge Exchange Seminar with Prof @DavidJKLeat presenting a lea… https://t.co/LmUugFHFbD
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12/18
2019
Delighted to see the work of @plizt and Dr Laura Mozzoli Smith back in the news, as it deserves to be, after their… https://t.co/NPhPBJyaDZ
Retweeted by Karen LaingJust finished my preparation for seminar presentation on Wednesday at County Hall, Northumberland, on 'Tyneside: A… https://t.co/J4oVkSd9KO
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12/16
2019
Spare a thought today for the staff of losing MPs - they’re losing their jobs too, days before christmas, having sp… https://t.co/1tt3Y9Qkvg
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12/14
2019
This👇 https://t.co/2Yig3WVkWc
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12/13
2019
Keep getting the vote out! Please Labour supporters come out and vote, vote on way home from work or go after your… https://t.co/wnsyyRu4Cw
Retweeted by Karen LaingThere's still time to book for the 'Knowledge Exchange #Education Seminar' with Prof @DavidJKLeat presenting a lear… https://t.co/FR8a8SctaT
Retweeted by Karen LaingCould any of my school contacts help with this survey on transition support? https://t.co/9YnVc9SjVv
12/12
2019
Great discussions @UniofNewcastle Social Justice Advisory Group meeting about actions we can take to promote social… https://t.co/r3x8Jjcwkc
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12/11
2019
This was surprisingly fun. https://t.co/Tjl60l70bl
Retweeted by Karen Laing“Invention is just imagination written down.” Yes! From a young person. Insightful and clear. Brilliant. @NEYDandLhttps://t.co/JsabqaGcZg
Retweeted by Karen LaingGreat to hear @s_winkler_reid present the @GirlKindNE project at the @cityofdreamsNG seminar series… https://t.co/eByOAwTbiC
Retweeted by Karen LaingGreat to share the work around #povertyproofing cultural organisations https://t.co/ovfxxwaRh1
Retweeted by Karen LaingGreat to have so many partners in the room for our @cityofdreamsNG @UniofNewcastle seminar series https://t.co/kEhYrffwyU
Retweeted by Karen LaingLuke Bramhall ⁦@ChildrenNE⁩ shares shocking statistic 4.1m children living in poverty in this country - up to 60% i… https://t.co/Qt9forUR0F
Retweeted by Karen LaingThe leaders of the five parties that now run Finland (in coalition) are pictured below. It takes decades of strugg… https://t.co/UT7phNtaCH
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12/9
2019
@NewcastleUniUCU But it needs to be said that it is often the secure staff who can act as PIs and work overtime on… https://t.co/8Pg3DQzxXU @DuncanCouchman @SolidarityShark @VerbingNouns True. But without, it's hard to officially account for amount of ove… https://t.co/GYfo0YeR8Y @SolidarityShark @VerbingNouns Fantastic! Once I get a WAM I will be relying on you...I totally understand this, I feel same way. This still applies to me even though I'm open-ended. I have tendency to… https://t.co/VyhJYfHQTG @VerbingNouns @SolidarityShark Solidarity is the key to thriving and surviving 😊 @VerbingNouns It's catch 22 isn't it? The only thing that 'can' technically take the hit is our research because it… https://t.co/Ct5mN3vy8K @VerbingNouns Bid prep especially - not included in our workload, but essential to keep momentum in research and ul… https://t.co/hW6kuIwXvO @kierancutting @AmandaCC92 @jim_dickinson @NewcastleUniUCU @NuAntiCas @BruceHistorian @DrJoGrady As a researcher, I… https://t.co/F4OJ56uLcb
12/6
2019
Hi guys! On Sunday 8th of December 2-4pm, we're running a stand at the Nunsmoor Winter Festival - we will have a to… https://t.co/KTXYV10ItK
Retweeted by Karen LaingWriting a manifesto for change! #researchrevolution @NCCPE #engage2019 #publicengagement https://t.co/q3qM3vI1Ha
Retweeted by Karen Laing @LittleLangston @NCCPE Agree with that! But for uni sector will require substantial changes in the structures of un… https://t.co/iHk6ep7ZZb
12/4
2019
#UCUStrikesBack has proper knacked my twitter mentions (but reinvigorated the rest of me). Here is a thread of stri… https://t.co/db5dYixGBZ
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12/3
2019
A bit of humor and solidarity go a long way toward thriving and making change a reality. #UCUStrikesBackhttps://t.co/97R3Vbh84f
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11/29
2019
Many thanks to Vice Chancellor @prof_chrisday for stopping by our picket line this morning to discuss the issues th… https://t.co/u3gUqN5yjq
Retweeted by Karen Laing @NewcastleUniUCU And it doesn't include those researchers on 'open ended' contracts dependent on external funding m… https://t.co/9VRIAx6N1ZFirst student occupations and sit-ins in support of UCU strike at 60 universities have begun in Edinburgh & Strathc… https://t.co/c8BDX81iu8
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11/27
2019
Precarity like this is unacceptable, and not to be dramatic, but it's destroying our profession and our futures.… https://t.co/J4NBjT8YAN
Retweeted by Karen LaingDEMONSTRATION TOMORROW! We will be holding an anti casualisation demonstration tomorrow at Kings Gate, 1.30pm-3pm.… https://t.co/q2zyZeTHbN
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11/26
2019
Reminder of the jawsome (😏🦈) teach out schedule running at #NewcastleUniversity this week - all sessions open to al… https://t.co/QtmWGSlO6w
Retweeted by Karen LaingYou only have 24 hours to #RegisterToVote for #GE2019 and the stakes have never been higher. Register here and… https://t.co/bqaxDM4RY7
Retweeted by Karen LaingMassive turnout for the @NewcastleUniUCU @UCUNorthern @ucu @DurhamUCU rally in the Toon. Imagine all those activiti… https://t.co/BL45LcUDJu
Retweeted by Karen LaingSending my support to @ucu members who are starting strike action today. Fair pay, secure contracts, reasonable wor… https://t.co/OgKK9O61v5
Retweeted by Karen LaingOne day I will make comics about cute happy nice things. Until then... #UCUstrike #UCUStrikesBack https://t.co/eCFSjbYLrv
Retweeted by Karen LaingWhat's this? The marvellous @lyd_w is back at it, creating her beloved Strike Comics! Watch this space for more eac… https://t.co/OwKQ0MRE9e
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11/25
2019
Joint @NewcastleUniUCU and @ucuatdurham strike rally 1pm on 25th Nov at Old Eldon Square, Newcastle! We will have e… https://t.co/KTB5vn0Om7
Retweeted by Karen Laing“If we can improve the quality of international interactions where you don’t need to fly, that’s going to benefit a… https://t.co/iEKgRoH4at
Retweeted by Karen LaingWe’ve said it before. We’ll likely say it again...please register to vote. So far only 66% of 18-24 year olds are a… https://t.co/ST9J8hgyYZ
Retweeted by Karen LaingThank you for letting us be a part of @PBLWorks #pbl101 - we've loved it 👏 #pblgoestouni https://t.co/oNsNnBzbRN
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11/24
2019
Join us for our 'Knowledge Exchange #Education Seminar' with Prof @DavidJKLeat presenting a learning manifesto and… https://t.co/8RVudKOFOg
Retweeted by Karen LaingOur teach out schedule in a handy graphic format: https://t.co/sycNCOarOr
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11/22
2019
Thoughtful blog, highlighting the need to invest in time & relationships to shift power dynamics from ‘research on’… https://t.co/Hixd5Y9leO
Retweeted by Karen LaingTime is running out to register to vote. This is your chance to have your say about the future of the country, don'… https://t.co/3cfVZmxfx8
Retweeted by Karen Laing @WayneDaleyUK Thanks!
11/21
2019
Celebrating 30 years of UN Rights of the Child with a reminder of #Newcastle’s commitment to babies’ rights and opp… https://t.co/LQGpbPP60e
Retweeted by Karen LaingFind out what we mean by ‘co-creation of knowledge’ and why we think it’s important in these vox pops with… https://t.co/v04I78YBUa
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11/20
2019
@EmmaMBearman @salawatson @alisonstenning @cityofdreamsNG Well one example of our convos was rubbish on street is a… https://t.co/ud8HGdowDb @EmmaMBearman @salawatson @alisonstenning @cityofdreamsNG On another note, I am currently working on a play, leisur… https://t.co/jwMf2u9TF9 @EmmaMBearman @salawatson @alisonstenning @cityofdreamsNG Sorry for coming late to the conversation! My understandi… https://t.co/T1ioxFngnS
11/19
2019
Want to come and study for a PhD in beautiful St Andrews? School of Management (aka my department) is taking applic… https://t.co/O2Eql3X0R5
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11/15
2019
Wonderful moment as staff from @UniofNewcastle present @ProfJSanders with a plaque to acknowledge the Universities… https://t.co/fGMYge2t8B
Retweeted by Karen LaingI am doing a presentation on 'Tyneside: A Learning City' in Morpeth on December 18th in a knowledge exchange semina… https://t.co/tIdEfJQuoW
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11/14
2019
@FamilyHubs @ManComAcademy Great! Lovely to meet you too and always keen to talk to people about our work here!Four reasons to graphically illustrate your research #ResearchImpact https://t.co/jCmy0MDtUU
Retweeted by Karen LaingDid you know it’s #WorldKindnessDay? Want to know what we’ve been up to since the last #WorldKindnessDay? Well, her… https://t.co/f9eY5wlDYr
Retweeted by Karen LaingCome to this - and just as importantly, please book so that I can stop stressing about numbers for the catering ord… https://t.co/TbSooKEI7U
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11/13
2019
Two nights of @cityofdreamsNG's Our City Our Truth filled @Sage_Gateshead's @Barbour Room with the hopes, dreams, f… https://t.co/Nls3D2vVmb
Retweeted by Karen LaingThe Court of Appeal has today found against Vote Leave and confirmed that we have the power to publish our investig… https://t.co/cQRscoLHaa
Retweeted by Karen LaingDon't miss out on your chance to have your say - register to vote before midnight on the 26th to be sure your voice… https://t.co/tuIjqhefEt
Retweeted by Karen LaingOur plan to bring in 30 hours of free childcare is estimated to benefit nearly 3000 2-4 year olds and their parents… https://t.co/NICnhU1WLE
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11/12
2019
We will be starting #livingwageweek with a campaigning workshop tonight @tynesidecinema Join the movement 👇🏼 https://t.co/7rvx2D8TdU
Retweeted by Karen LaingHuge congratulations to @UniofNewcastle on becoming an accredited @LivingWageUK employer 🎉👏The first and only Unive… https://t.co/6ddzh5IIFj
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11/11
2019
Oh my goodness @cityofdreamsNG #ourcityourtruth was absolutely fantastic! Moving, pertinent, and a brilliant exampl… https://t.co/lsiHEbWL2l @debrakidd @WomenEd It took me 3 years too, but HRT was revolutionary for me. Would not have been able to continue… https://t.co/2AERZ6ziE6This looks good and beautiful photo of @plizt and @ReginaGairal into the bargain! https://t.co/iopGjUc3Y6
11/9
2019
@DavidJKLeat I'm going tomorrow, really looking forward to it!A moving account of the realities of #hiddenhomelessness the power of stories cannot be underestimated, not many dr… https://t.co/eQoh7L3kB3
11/8
2019

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