Author Archives: Synedrum

About Synedrum

A public health worker, with two decades of work in focused on rights, tackling inequalities, empowerment, community development approaches, partnerships and coproduction. Particular interest in mental health, wellbeing, addictions prevention, child and youth health

Happy New Year from Mind Waves

Happy 2013 and best wishes from everyone involved in Mind Waves.  Thank you to everyone who has supported our journey of discovery in 2012.  Just a few stats for you from our year gone by – our committed team of … Continue reading

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More Global Community Reporting Inspiration – Brazilian Style

In the same vein as the post about the work of the Global Girl Project, another community media project that has provided Mind Waves with international inspiration is Catalytic Communities, also known as CatComm. Based in Brazil, this initiative has … Continue reading

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Discoveries in Uncharted Territory

The beginning of July was a busy time for Professor Stephen Hawking.  On Wednesday 4th July, he was losing a $100 bet with the announced discovery of the Higgs boson sub-atomic particle.  On Friday the 6th, he was in receipt … Continue reading

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Technology 4 Good Awards 2012 – Mind Waves shortlisted

All involved in the Mind Waves project were delighted to learn this week that we have been shortlisted for the prestigious Technology 4 Good Awards, 2012. The purpose of the awards is to “celebrate the hard work of the many … Continue reading

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Welcome to Mind Waves

Mind Waves is an innovative media initiative aimed at developing positive news about mental health and wellbeing.  At the heart of the project is a team of Community Reporters, who have been recruited and trained to create news stories on … Continue reading

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