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Volunteering: Part two - how our three days a year make a difference

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In the second part of this blog on volunteering, Tania MacDonnell and Emy Yeboah, from Defra’s User Centred Design team, share their experience of volunteering and what inspired them to take part in a volunteering day.

Volunteering: Part one - trees and canals

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To mark international volunteering day, Defra’s user centred design (UCD) team talk about what inspired them to take part in volunteering days and how they went. This is our first instalment of a two-part blog on volunteering.

Working with content designers to improve GOV.UK information for cattle keepers

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Paul Wilkinson and Danielle Vincent share their experience of their teams working together to make information on GOV.UK simpler and clearer for cattle keepers.

Collaborative design: how content and interaction designers can work together to solve problems

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Senior Content Designer Caroline Vickers and Senior Interaction Designer Joe Horton recently worked together on a GOV.UK service. They share how they found collaborative ways of working and the tools that worked best.

Working well with subject matter experts: 6 tips for content designers

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From explaining your role to working out their pain points, Content Designer Anna Scott shares tips for creating great relationships and working well with subject matter experts  Hi, I’m Anna. I joined Defra as a content designer just over a …