UCL Institute for Global Prosperity


Citizen Social Scientists share their research about what Camden residents need for a good life 

29 November 2022

Citizen social scientists from the Good Life Euston project attend the We Make Camden What Matters Fair to share their research and collect new ideas about what Camden residents need for a good life

Suraya and Saffron at the We Make Camden Matters fair

Citizen social scientists from the Good Life Euston project were at the We Make Camden What Matters Fair on 12 November, sharing their research and collecting new ideas about what Camden residents need for a good life. The citizen social scientists worked with Adriana Cobo Corey from Central St Martin’s, to translate their research into an interactive exhibition – using screen printing to invite residents at the What Matters Fair to respond and add their views on what supports a good life for people living in Euston and Camden. The exhibition is at The Crossing, Granary Square until December. IGP’s Nikolett Puskas designed the “How’s Life in Camden?” Game inviting residents at the What Matters Fair to play and share their ideas about places, spaces, services and people in Camden that are important to their prosperity.

Good Life Euston is a collaborative research project run by the IGP in partnership with Camden Council, Lendlease, Camden Giving and the Euston Voices and Euston Young Voices citizen science team – 22 people from Somers Town and Regent’s Park Estate who have carried out research to understand what supports and what prevents people in Euston from living well. The research is being used to develop a new way of measuring the impacts and outcomes of regeneration in Euston, using the experiences and priorities of local residents to identify what matters and what should be measured.