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The rise and rise of participatory research

Blog 24 May 2022

Our CEO reflects on the knowledge shared at our recent Hive conference – and makes the case for peer research as an approach that is ripe for these times…

Hive minds: a series of peer research talks and debates

20 July 2022
10:00am – 11:00am

From 20 July, join us online at 10am on the third Wednesday of the month, to explore current news and views in participatory research.

‘Fat people face discrimination that affects them for the rest of their lives’ 

Blog 15 May 2022

New research from Kickstart peer research trainees uncovers prejudice and discrimination and explores its impact.

Fatphobia Kickstart report

Publication 15 May 2022

A report exploring young people’s experiences of fatphobia, developed and devised by a group of young Kickstart peer research recruits.

Young people propose solutions to youth mental health crisis

News 28 March 2022

New research – led by 16- to 20-year-olds and conducted with 10- to 21-year-olds in England – shares a youth vision for a healthier, happier post-Covid future.  

‘Putting young people in the driving seat of research can steer better youth support’

Blog 28 March 2022

Helen Goulden shares a new report, and celebrates greater participation of young people in the research sector.

Introduction to Participatory Research

15 September 2022
9:30am – 3:30pm

For organisations wishing to develop knowledge and skills in participatory and creative research approaches.

Introduction to peer research course

10 August 2022
9:30am – 3:30pm

This online course is for organisations wishing to develop their peer research project management skills in-house. A previous participant said: “I learnt a lot and feel inspired.”

‘More must be done to confront online racism’

Blog 18 February 2022

Research led and directed by peer researchers on the Kickstart scheme explores the role social media plays in amplifying discrimination, hate and abuse.

Kickstart reports – sprint three

Publication 18 February 2022

This report explores young people’s experiences of racism on social media, developed and devised by a group of young Kickstart peer research recruits.

Report finds postgraduates seeking ‘a sense of belonging’

News 1 February 2022

Ethnic minority postgraduate researchers share their experiences of discrimination at small and specialist institutions.

Kickstart reports – sprint two

Publication 20 January 2022

A report designed and created by young people on the Kickstart scheme, exploring experiences of financial literacy.

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