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Summer school now fully booked

Written on June 23, 2017 at 4:52 pm, by

This year the summer school booking was slow to get going, but now we’re fully booked, with the usual interesting mix of people with different interests and backgrounds. We’re really looking forward to it, as always – get in touch if you’d like to ask about 2018… it will almost certainly be in the same  Continue Reading »

Simple Action day on overdose emergency kits: report published

Written on June 13, 2017 at 2:37 pm, by

We’ve just published the report from our latest Simple Action day on instructions for overdose emergency kits. See this earlier blog post for the background. We had a great day critiquing one of the emergency kits available in the UK, and developing ideas.  The day was organised by Stephanie VandenBerg and Rob Waller, and other people  Continue Reading »

Our next Simple Action day: overdose emergency kits

Written on March 14, 2017 at 2:50 pm, by

The next Simple Action day will be on Friday 31 March, organised in association with Stephanie VandenBerg of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). Stephanie is an emergency physician herself, and a Clinical Lecturer at the University of Calgary, currently studying epidemiology at LSHTM.   Use our Eventbrite page to tell us you’re coming.    Continue Reading »

A design pattern for the Oscars

Written on February 27, 2017 at 5:21 pm, by

The mix-up at the Oscars was an information design fail. So here’s a design pattern for announcers’ cue cards, downloadable here: cue card design pattern.

Calling all Simplifiers! Let’s fix planning notices

Written on May 6, 2016 at 11:22 am, by

We all walk past them every day, stuck on lamp posts or tied to trees. They’re usually telling you that something important is happening in your neighbourhood – that house over there is having a big extension, the parking permits are changing, a bus stop is going up, Crossrail want to knock down your house…  Continue Reading »