Action research

How action research can help to deliver better services (video)

Creative storyboard

Storyboard

This storyboard (animated video) aims to explain what action research is and how it can help to improve public services. It uses the example of Cedar (Children experiencing domestic abuse recovery) to talk through how action research can be useful and offers some hints and tips for those thinking about undertaking action research themselves.

Working with young people

Community research

A report detailing our experience and outcomes of a community research project working with young people who were, or had been, in care to design and run their own research. The project evaluated Who Cares? Scotland's advocacy services in two local authority areas. As a result of the research Who Cares? Scotland agreed to consider certain changes and improvements to their services.

IRISS's Adventures in Participatory Research

The process of developing a community research project

Iriss character
Comic illustrating the process and outcomes of a community research project Working with young people. The project was run by Iriss in partnership with Who Cares? Scotland between 2010 and 2011.