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Blog 3 February 2023
Innovating around established norms and processes can be tough, frustrating, exciting, and joyful all at the same time. The heritage sector is ready for the adventure.
News 14 April 2021
The Young Foundation and The National Lottery Heritage Fund are undertaking new research on how we can accelerate ideas to support heritage in the future. We want to hear your insights on innovation opportunities and challenges.
Publication 26 March 2019
Beyond Meritocracy: The Anthology contains a series of essays and creative responses to the question: ‘What lies beyond Meritocracy? What might be the equation for the 21st century?’ The Anthology coincides with the 60th Anniversary of our founder, Michael Young’s seminal
Publication 1 December 2010
Civility can seem like an old fashioned concept and the British public tends to think we are on a spiral of decline when it comes to everyday politeness. This report, co-funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and
Publication 1 March 2010
With input from hundreds of organisations, this publication explores the methods and tools for innovation being used across the world and across the different sectors.
Publication 1 February 2010
The State of Happiness brings together four years of groundbreaking work based on in-depth pilots – from teaching resilience to children in schools to promoting neighbourliness – with three councils in very different areas of the country: Manchester, Hertfordshire and
Publication 1 December 2009
This is a study of who is sinking and who is swimming in Britain today. Based on new analysis of statistical data, case studies, surveys and hundreds of conversations with people across the country, the study shows where the most
Publication 1 May 2009
Grit: The skills for success and how they are grown argues that Britain’s schools need to prioritise grit and self-discipline. Drawing on evidence from around the world it shows that these contribute as much to success at work and in
Publication 18 September 2004
Leipzig and Manchester are superficially very different cities. Leipzig’s Communist government ran down its industrial base, which almost disappeared after German reunification. Manchester, one of the world’s oldest industrial cities, suffered no such fate. Yet these cities’ history and condition
Publication 18 May 2004
Institute of Community Studies Working Paper No.7 – May 2004 As one of the activities to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Institute of Community Studies (now The Young Foundation), this paper was published to propose the launch of ‘The
Publication 18 July 2003
Institute of Community Studies Working Paper No.3 – July 2003 This paper discusses the growth of the European urban system. It draws upon the performance of the European urban system in the last quarter century to make suggestions for change
Publication 18 July 2003
Institute of Community Studies Working Paper No.4 – July 2003 This publication outlines the issues explored in a research project by the Institute of Community Studies (now The Young Foundation) looking into the relationship between people and place in London.
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