Ms Ruth Dineen
October 2011- undertaking project into co-production as a method of service delivery, community-building and wellbeing.
- October 2011 – current: Leading an action research project to co-produce an electronic open-access, all-sector Co-production Resource for those wishing to work in this way. Co-ordinating the contributions of over 90 participants from UK and USA.
- February 2012: Instigated All in this Together (AitT), an action network of government-advisors, senior civil servants, public service managers, front-line professionals and citizens. Our co-produced aim is to define a Welsh model of co-production that builds on our traditions of co-operatives and mutuals, and to place this approach at the heart of public services in Wales.
- February – November 2012: Set up a series of All in this Together open meetings/seminars. Three have been held to date, with over 250 participants in total.
- December 2012: Instigated a collaborative visit to the Scottish Government’s Joint Improvement Team and co-production colleagues for ministers, policy advisors, senior civil servants, public sector leaders and professionals.
- January 2012 – current: Increased the membership of the Wales Regional Group of the nef-hosted Co-production Practitioners’ Network, now the largest in the UK. Organised inaugural meeting.
- May 2012: Member of Steering Group for Communities Can 2012 conference
- June 2012: Member of Steering Group for Co-operative Care initiative
- October 2012: Liaising with Megan Mathias of Public Services Wales 2025 and other colleagues to produce a co-production briefing paper for the Health and Social Care Committee and to provide evidence to the Committee.
- 2009-2011 Joint project leader: Assessment and Student Motivation (Cardiff School of Art & Design)
- 2006-2008 Project leader: Creative Teaching & Teaching Creativity (with Professor Niu, Yale University, USA and Vice-President Zhang, Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, China.)
- 2005-2006 Project leader: the Promotion of Creativity in Learners
- Instigator/academic committee member for HEA-funded international conference Creativity or Conformity: building cultures of creativity in higher education Cardiff, 2007
- Director of joint exhibition Creativity in Education Chongqing & Cardiff, 2007
- Academic Advisor for British Council ‘Creativity in Education’ Seminar, Chongqing, 2007