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Perspectives from a Citizen Researcher

Blog 2 April 2024

Rebecca shares her experiences of Citizen Science work

https://youtu.be/fNT7xsMZFh0

Perspectives from a Citizen Scientist

Blog 2 April 2024

Ronnie shares her views on Citizen Science work.  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caRdwyL5RLc

‘Reflections on Michael Young’s legacy’

Blog 8 February 2024

Find out more about Michael Young’s legacy and the important work carried out by the institutions he founded over the years.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWnFIVj4gDU

‘From incarceration to transformation’: creating homes for former prisoners

Blog 25 January 2024

Darryn Frost QGM says the Community Knowledge Fund grant awarded to his organisation was a catalyst for positive change, ensuring prison-leavers are seen, heard and housed.

Revolutionising institutions: the enduring legacy of Michael Young 

Feature 30 November 2023

In a world of social movements, networks and fast-paced change, Young shows us that institutions prevail as fashions and political agendas come and go. By Helen Goulden.

The Power of Participation: our vision 2024-28

Publication 30 November 2023

Embracing the spirit of our founder, Michael Young, our five-year strategy, The Power of Participation, shares our vision to redesign the social contract between people, communities, state and business and shape a fairer, greener future.

‘Take ‘no’ as a question’: seven habits for serial change-makers

Feature 29 November 2023

Sir Geoff Mulgan, former CEO of The Young Foundation, remembers Michael Young and shares qualities he possessed that seem particularly relevant to the world more than a century after his birth. 

‘Disrupting the system’: how Young opened doors to higher education

Feature 29 November 2023

Young founded the Open University as a ‘National Grid of Learning’, and it continues to enable access to higher education for learners across the UK, says Professor Josie Fraser, Deputy Vice-Chancellor. 

‘On the side of the consumer’: upholding Young’s commitment to fairness

Feature 29 November 2023

Founded by Michael Young more than 66 years ago, Which? continues to stand up for consumers’ rights, working with businesses and government to protect consumers from harmlor. 

‘Inspiring individuals’: ensuring Young’s legacy lives on 

Feature 29 November 2023

Established by Michael Young in 1963 as a not-for-profit distance learning provider, the National Extension College (NEC) continues to widen access to education for people of all ages. 

‘Society has changed considerably’: Young’s u3a has matured

Feature 28 November 2023

A child of its time, the ‘university’ Michael Young co-founded to be run by older people, for older people, has now hit middle age. By Dr Liz Thackray, Chair, Third Age Trust 

‘His values guide our future’: Michael and the Youngian vision of Social Research

Feature 23 November 2023

Aspects of Michael Young’s vision, dating back to over half a century, feel urgently relevant today, says Stian Westlake, Executive Chair, ESRC.

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