Resilience Forums

The Resilience Forum is a monthly space where we welcome and encourage discussion, disagreement and debate about resilience research and practice. Presenters at the Forum have included parents, young people, academics and practitioners and a similar mix is planned for future events. ANYBODY (with a pulse!) involved with or interested in resilience research is welcome and attendance at the Resilience Forum is free. We only ask that you have tried to get your head around one of our RT books, our resilience approach or at least something specific on resilience before you come so we all have a basic shared understanding. 

Next Forum

Applying to be a speaker

If you are interested in leading a Resilience Forum we’ve put together the information on these pages to help you decide and to start thinking about how your expertise may best be shared within our tried and tested Resilience Forum format.

Upcoming Forums

Find out about our free upcoming online Resilience Forums. Currently all Resilience forums are being held online, but when the situation allows forums will also be held in Brighton, Blackpool and Hastings.

Applying to be a speaker

Speaking at our forum is a great way to connect with our vibrant resilience community and showcase the fab work you’ve been doing. Find out more about how to apply here.

“I was so impressed by the quality of the facilitation and the skilful way in which the activities created the space to think, and reflect, and we also were able to take away practical tools and new ideas. Win! Win! Win!”

“Very stimulating debate and enjoyable too. Thank you.”

“To be able to reflect on how I am integrating Resilience into practice was so valuable. I really do appreciate the forums which are consistently excellent, inspiring and challenging.”

Previous Forums

You can find information about our previous Resilience Forums in Brighton, Blackpool, Hastings and online here. Many of our previous Resilience Forums and Centre meetings have slides you can download, blogs you can read, or short films you can watch.

Resilience Forum Team

The Resilience Forum is only made possible through the hard work and commitment of our amazing volunteers and staff. Find out more about the team behind the forum and their involvement in the Boingboing, CRSJ and Resilience Revolution community.

“Different aspects and different evidence – a very interesting experience.”

“It felt as if everybody played a part in it. Great!” 

“I enjoyed the points of discussion and the difference of opinion. Good to hear other people’s perspectives.”

“This was excellent thank you!”

It’s a friendly, lively forum with a real mix of participants which we try to keep on the small side so we can have a good chat. So, if you feel like coming along have a look at the upcoming forums and just click through to the booking page. You can also subscribe to our mailing list so you get reminders in plenty of time. We promise to do our best to make you feel welcome, particularly if you’ve never been to one of these events with the university before. Everyone gets a look in at the Forum. As one community partner put it, “it’s not just academics gobbing off.” So come on down to the Resilience Forum. Three guesses who thought of that punchy name….

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