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Guest_blog_listing We all make mistakes with our finances, but the poorest pay the heaviest price David Hilferty discusses a recent seminar on the hidden financial lives of low income households, and how important it is to consider financial inclusion in policy addressing poverty and inequality.

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On: 14 July 2016 By: David Hilferty
1467707555 Innovation, imagination and freedom: reflecting on a process of action research Jennifer McLean discusses her experiences of using action research as part of a research and learning programme, Animating Assets.

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On: 05 July 2016 By: Dr Jennifer McLean
Film_blog_logo_listing The power of representation Pete Seaman looks at the Representing Communities programme in Dennistoun and how it is using film to capture people's stories about their neighbourhood.

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On: 28 June 2016 By: Dr Pete Seaman
Guest_blog__1__listing Addressing vulnerability by putting cash in mums’ pockets Morag Treanor discusses the financial vulnerability of low-income families, misconceptions and issues around benefits and a project aimed to tackle financial vulnerability in Glasgow.

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On: 09 June 2016 By: Morag Treanor
1406194568 The ‘Glasgow Effect’ and the ‘Scottish Effect’: unhelpful terms which have now lost their meaning David Walsh discusses new research on excess mortality and why the terms 'Glasgow Effect' and 'Scottish Effect' are unhelpful and outdated.

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On: 02 June 2016 By: David Walsh
1406194568 Asset-based approaches: reflections on a journey of writing in partnership Jennifer McLean reflects on the collaborative approach undertaken in writing a new book on asset-based approaches.

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On: 19 May 2016 By: Dr Jennifer McLean
Film_blog_logo_listing April's Midweek Movie - films and discussion This month we highlight a collection of historical public information films which have been made available online by the BFI (British Film Institute) and discuss trends in public information dissemination using film.

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On: 06 May 2016 By: Sheena Fletcher
Film_blog_logo_listing March's Midweek Movie - films and discussion For March we chose to watch and discuss two short films focusing on people’s experiences of poverty.

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On: 11 April 2016 By: Greig Inglis
1406194568 The ‘social stuff’: connections, communities and health Sara Dodds discusses how our connections to others, our networks of support, and our ability to influence decisions affecting our lives, all impact on our health.

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On: 08 April 2016 By: Sara Dodds
Film_blog_logo_listing Our film work - get involved online with our Midweek Movie Following the inaugural GCPH film festival, held in 2015 to celebrate and explore Glasgow through film, we have been working on a small project to curate a collection public health-related films.

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On: 23 March 2016 By: Dr Lisa Garnham