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Citizen science, health research, and the fight against Covid-19
Blog 13 January 2023
Professor Tim Spector shares insights from the world’s biggest citizen science health project – the ZOE Health Study – which provided data in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
New project tackles ‘avoidable and unfair’ health inequalities
News 15 December 2022
Linking community, health and social sectors together, Living Roots is a new collaborative programme working to improve health equity in the west London borough of Ealing.
Citizen science for policy and practice
20 October 2022
10:00am – 5:30pm
Join us to discuss the impact of participatory research and citizen science on policy and practice.
‘Perceptions of “good” have shifted – and insights are stronger for it’
Blog 5 October 2022
Peer research can meaningfully involve communities in generating evidence – but Zoe Dibb says more must be done to evaluate quality and effectiveness.
Impact story 4 October 2022
We worked with East London developers Barking Riverside Ltd (BRL) to launch a pioneering, award-winning social impact project, Thames Futures.
Here comes the community!
Blog 13 June 2022
Today, local leaders from around the UK descend on Parliament to call for a Community Power Act. Our CEO Helen Goulden welcomes engagement with communities that increases both equality and equity.
Neighbourhood groups are here to stay, finds campaign for community power
News 13 June 2022
As research highlights the lasting power of community action, we join MPs and campaigners in Parliament to call for legislative change
Digital solutions: tech-powered responses to 21st century crises
Publication 13 June 2022
This paper explores the potential to develop digital civic infrastructure to support our national growth and drive levelling up.
‘We need to address how we educate young people about money’
Blog 21 January 2022
We offer a platform to our Kickstart team, who have been employed by The Young Foundation to develop peer research skills. Here, they explore financial literacy.
‘A time to recharge, renew – and participate in your future’
Blog 19 January 2022
The Young Foundation starts 2022 with a focus on collective energy. Helen Goulden reflects on the challenges and opportunities ahead.
Exploring experiences of Covid-19 in Southampton
Project 17 January 2022
Voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations around Southampton are invited to express their interest in recruiting peer researchers to explore issues around Covid-19 and support collective action.
Understanding youth priorities post-Covid
Project 8 December 2021
The National Lottery Community Fund is funding a Youth-Led Peer Researcher Network, supporting 60 young people across England to put their voices at the heart of future funding decisions.
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