We understand

We work with local people, governments, businesses and policymakers, developing original research to uncover insights, new evidence and data to support social innovation.

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We involve

We actively involve people in research and innovation, and strengthen the relationships between communities and the organisations that influence their wellbeing.

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We innovate

We create initiatives that involve people from diverse sectors, supporting game-changing ventures and incubating ground-breaking organisations to shape a fairer future.

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Driving quality and innovation in peer research. 

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A new kind of research body with people at its heart. 

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