This presentation describes the case study of writing the book BITE: Recipes for Remarkable Research, a co-created international academic book on research affect. It presents the conceptual metaphor as a significant enabler in flattening the 'normal' power hierarchies that exist within any group of experts, ultimately allowing a far wider group of contributors.
<ul><li> 1. The spatiality of co-creation BITE: A case study Alison Williams Derek Jones Judy Robertson SPIRES: Supporting People who Investigate Research Environments Spaces (EPSRC) </li> <li> 2. 3 major research networks (SPIRES, SerenA and PATINA: EPSRC funded); Case studies from Berlin, Portugal, Tokyo, Kyoto, San Mateo, San Diego, Atlanta, New Jersey, London, Vancouver, Seattle, Sydney, Scotland; PG students to senior lecturers to Emeritus Professor; Practitioners and researchers from over 30 different disciplines; 37 international authors; 3 editors </li> <li> 3. Building House Home </li> <li> 4. Idea vs reality </li> <li> 5. Design a WHAT (noun) that allows WHO to WHAT (verb) in effective places for research </li> <li> 6. Design a Recipe book that allows researchers and decision makers to design, co-create, hack and survive in effective places for research. </li> <li> 7. 1277 downloads in 2 months Only 1 day in 5 months without any downloads 65 countries Invitations to do other BITES @thebitebook www.thebitebook.org </li> <li> 8. Large (scalable!), diverse co-creation groups work with different power hierarchies Engaging in the messy space between people and things(Koskinen et al, 2011) is not only possible, it becomes the default starting point </li> <li> 9. The conceptual metaphor enables (or is) a shared space of creative action & collaboration PROCESS SPACE AFFECTIVE SPACE SOCIAL SPACE PHYSICAL SPACE VIRTUAL SPACE </li> <li> 10. @thebitebook www.thebitebook.org </li> <li> 11. /.. </li> </ul>