Services & techniques
Broadly speaking, the work we do can be broken down into four service streams, set out below. In order to provide these services, we utilise a wide range of tools, listed further down the page. While there is inevitably some overlap - facilitating stakeholder meetings is both a stand-alone service and a tool, for instance - this page should help to demonstrate our key competencies.
What we do...
...and how we do it
IN THIS SECTION
“We do not learn from experience… We learn from reflecting on experience.” (John Dewey) The strength of participatory action research (PAR) is that the role of the researcher includes being a facilitator of change. PAR seeks to understand the world while trying to change it, collaboratively and reflectively. In this blog, I briefly explore some [...]
Drawing distinctions between ‘change in attitude’, ‘change in behaviour’ and ‘one-off material change’ may miss out important pieces of the overall picture. The Energy Cultures team at CSAFE, have developed an ‘Energy Cultures Framework’. This framework brings together Cognitive norms (including attitudes), Practices (behaviour) and Material Culture, and suggests that these elements can all be interlinked and reinforce one another...
Alongside the questionnaire FutureFest goers were asked to reflect on what they wanted to be before growing up. Through playing with Lego we explored why participants wanted to be what it was they wanted to be and the barriers and enablers they had encountered along the way. 83 participants took part in our ‘experiment’. Collectively [...]