Conducting research projects with sensitive audiences: a case study
17 December 2021
Would you be able to work with sensitive audiences? Thomas Sluiter of As We Are Research shares his experience with conducting research in a trauma-informed way. To evaluate a program designed for women who had experienced trauma, Thomas adapted his approach in several ways. You can read about his approach here.
Free accessibility training over coffee
17 December 2021
Our Inclusion Advisor, David Saxberg, shares his enthusiasm for running free professional development sessions. He loves his work and serving the community, and understands the issues that face government and not-for-profits. David's expertise, lived experience and passion for inclusion and accessibility make him the ideal person to catch up with over coffee.
Respectful use of images
14 November 2021
When many of us think about charities and not-for-profits, we might picture starving children with swollen stomachs, or women holding their babies and smiling sadly. These images can be effective at evoking emotional responses. However, this kind of photography could be considered expolitative and might spread stereotypes.
Key considerations for trauma-informed research practice
21 October 2021
Have you been conducting your research in a trauma-informed way? The effects of trauma can vary depending on a person’s experience and so research needs to be flexible and respectful. We look at five key areas to consider when carrying out research.
10 September 2021
When it comes to accessibility, we usually think of PDFs and Word documents. But there's another format that’s often more accessible and easier to navigate – webpages in HTML. We look at what HTML is, its benefits, and why you should think about having HTML content.