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‘A community space, a pub, and better lighting in public spaces’

Blog 2 February 2024

What do communities need? Leonie Taylor reflects on the realities of engaging local people in planning strategies and highlights the importance of peer research as a driver for change.

Policy brief for our journey to net zero

Publication 12 October 2023

This policy brief presents research findings and recommendations for how to ensure the UK’s transition to net zero leaves no one behind. It shares insights from a two-year programme of work, funded by the Nuffield Foundation..

Rights and risks: Migrant labour exploitation in London

Publication 6 June 2023

Commissioned by the Mayor of London and supported by FLEX, this report hears from London’s migrant workers, gaining a deeper understanding of their working conditions and the struggles they face through peer-led research.

Five ways a community-centred policy agenda could take us to a fairer future

Publication 31 March 2023

This paper was submitted to the Labour Party’s National Policy Forum (NPF) Consultation in March 2023 on the topic of empowered communities.

Leading research, driving change

Publication 22 March 2023

Sharing insights into youth experiences of violence, and young people’s solutions to drive safer, fairer futures in England and Wales.

Research and engagement to develop ’15-Minute Neighbourhoods’ in Waltham Forest

Publication 22 March 2023

This report shares insights from the Waltham Forest ’15-Minute Neighbourhood’ project, pinpointing what residents think is important for their neighbourhoods to have and provide within easy reach.

Call for evidence launches to inform policy for youth engagement

News 9 March 2023

Our Civic Journey programme announces a call for evidence to help shape policy recommendations to support young people to develop as active and empowered citizens.

Community Knowledge Fund awards 24 grants across the UK 

News 1 February 2023

Supporting knowledge creation ‘by everyone, for everyone’, UKRI is today awarding grants totalling £240,000 to organisations and community groups.

Supporting migrant workers in London

News 21 December 2022

A new project with GLA and FLEX will examine what can be done to improve access to employment support and advice services for migrant workers at risk of abuse and exploitation.

Family and community vulnerabilities in the transition to net zero

Publication 22 September 2022

Assessing opportunities and potential to develop policy that supports our national journey to net zero, enabling all UK communities to participate and thrive.

‘If the research sector is to truly reflect our diverse communities, we need new forms of partnerships’ 

Blog 20 July 2022

Tom Saunders and Emily Morrison stress the need for more equitable and sustainable models of community engagement in research

An equitable future for research and innovation

Publication 20 July 2022

This report focuses on how the research and innovation (R&I) system can more equitably involve community groups and organisations with less power or representation.

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