PLoS Medicine: How to make your research jump off the page: Co-creation to broaden public engagement in medical research (2)

25 September, 2020


May I just recommend that we are read about the differences between: co-creation, co-production and citizen science as well?

Co-production has been coined by Sheila Jasanoff, and there is a lot to be read about it here:

Barbara Prainsack and colleagues have written extensively now on citizen science (as well as participatory medicine), with mounting numbers of examples, starting here:

I hope you all enjoy those readings as much as I have over the past 10 years or so!

With best wishes,


Sharmila Sousa, M.Sc., M.Res., Ph.D.

(Maria Sharmila Alina de Sousa)


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HIFA profile: Maria Sharmila Alina De Sousa works with knowledge translation and evidence-informed policy and decision-making at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation School of Governance in Health (Fiocruz Brasilia) for the Ministry of Health of Brazil. She was formerly an intern with HIFA-Porrtuguese and the ePORTUGUESe network at WHO/HQ/Geneva. sharmila.sousa AT