The work of the institute is best appreciated through the resources provided her in the form of Methods and Publications. It is important to note that these resources are representative of our areas of interest but are in no way comprehensive. It is our intention to develop these resources as we engage in new areas of work. We will also increase the depth of coverage by including more of our previous work and by referring to the work of other people that we find interesting and useful. In this way we would hope that these Resources become useful in sharing and disseminating a better understanding of the multidisciplinary nature of knowledge development in the 21st Century.
The Government mantra is ‘our actions follow the science’. The scientists collect evidence of how the virus is spreading in order to give the politicians the advice they seek. But what evidence to collect? And how long is the lag before you know whether actions taken are being effective? Problems about gathering the evidence have […]
We live in a blizzard of regulations, requirements, guidance and advice that changes regularly as the Government tries to find ways of guiding us out of lockdown. People crave clarity so they know exactly what to do but in reality there are so many different circumstances that we must all to some extent find our […]
Across the world nations are struggling to find their way back to some kind of ‘new normal’. But they cannot do it by announcing a grand plan and then implementing it. They are dealing with an unpredictable opponent: they don’t know how we the public or the virus will respond as they lift restrictions. So […]
Mindfulness through Fiction: A Parable – e-book now Available on Amazon Featuring the stories used in our Mindfulness Zoom classes. Using fiction to explore mindful reflection. A best friend never met, a mysterious journey half begun, a solution unseen in the brightest light, a shadowy creation creating itself, these are some of the fictions used […]
Congratulations to these Delegates who attended the Bayswater Institute MasterClass in SocioTechnical Systems and the Imagine Method.
In solitude or with others, some things are too difficult to be dealt with directly. Sometimes we need to find a way to address underlying issues by circuitous means. My starting point is two-fold. It can be summed up by the two following sentences: We are needful of harmony with each other. We are needful […]