When winter bites it's good to be aware of where to go for weather and travel information to help plan journeys. IRISS has produced a website for Glasgow City Council, supported by NESTA, which provides easy to access gritting data for the Glasgow area.
Two IRISS projects have got underway over the past couple of months and another is in development. Here is an update on the three: 'Evaluation exchange', 'Reflecting on evidence use', and 'Imagining the future'.
Evaluation exchange: Self-evaluation through peer support
On 28 November we are running a seminar to explore the educational potential of Mindreel, a database containing more 100 films about mental health. The films are freely available to all, and some may be downloaded for educational use.
You are invited to attend our AGM on 11 December 2012 at Citizen M in Glasgow. At the event you can talk to the IRISS team, suggest ideas and priorities for next year's business plan and attend a screening of Mindreel films, raising awareness of mental health issues. It is free to attend and you can register by going to our Eventbrite page
Mindreel, the database of films about mental health, has been completely overhauled and redesigned to firmly establish its place as an important and invaluable educational resource.
It now hosts just over 100 films, and there are a few more in the pipeline. The new features include: