‘If the research sector is to truly reflect our diverse communities, we need new forms of partnerships’
20 July 2022 | Authors: Emily Morrison,
Tom Saunders and Emily Morrison stress the need for more equitable and sustainable models of community engagement in research
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.
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…
15 May 2022
New research from Kickstart peer research trainees uncovers prejudice and discrimination and explores its impact.
28 March 2022 | Authors: Helen Goulden,
Helen Goulden shares a new report, and celebrates greater participation of young people in the research sector.
22 March 2022 | Authors: Victoria Boelman,
Victoria Boelman asks what we can all do to increase the diversity of people putting themselves forward for local elections.
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.
25 January 2022
Having struggled with her own mental health, 16-year-old Eva Woods is currently working as a peer researcher in secondary schools, talking to other young people seeking support.
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.
19 January 2022 | Authors: Helen Goulden,
The Young Foundation starts 2022 with a focus on collective energy. Helen Goulden reflects on the challenges and opportunities ahead.
8 December 2021
Elly McDade had big dreams and bags of ambition, but struggled at school and found herself on Universal Credit – until finding the Kickstart peer researcher programme.
7 December 2021 | Authors: Lydia Ragoonanan,
Partnership and community-driven action are key to reducing inequalities, building stronger local economies, and addressing our national and global challenges, says Lydia Ragoonanan.