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Beyond the ‘blah, blah, blah’: we need a new kind of climate activism

Blog 4 November 2021

Helen Goulden reflects on people power and partnership as tools for change – and says the cacophony around COP26 speaks volumes.

For ‘levelling up’ to have lasting impact, we must start by ‘levelling in’

Blog 5 October 2021

The government has pledged greater support for downtrodden regions of the UK – but change must be informed by people it most affects, says Lydia Ragoonanan

Levelling the field as we move to net zero

News 29 September 2021

The Young Foundation’s Institute for Community Studies is launching a landmark research project, which will build an actionable framework for responding to the UK’s transition to net zero, and understanding how this shift will affect families and the communities in which they live.

Job interviews disadvantage those on the autism spectrum. Here’s how.

Blog 24 August 2021

Interviews are a standard process in recruitment – but are they a fair way of assessing potential candidates?

Turning a critical gaze on the research profession

Blog 1 July 2021

Today, in partnership with the Social Research Association (SRA), we are publishing the largest scale study to date of equality and diversity in the social research profession.

Study explores diversity and inclusion in social research

News 1 July 2021

The Young Foundation and the Social Research Association (SRA)’s study into diversity and inclusion in the social research profession finds the sector has far to go in terms of how representation, the extent to which diversity and inclusion are valued, and how research is funded and designed.

Doc Brown’s dream and the launch of ARIA

Blog 19 February 2021

Today we saw the announcement of the long-awaited Advanced Research and Invention Agency (ARIA), the new blue skies research agency to develop high-risk, high-reward technologies in the UK. As explained in the .gov website, ARIA will be “led by scientists who will

A quick note on incentivising collaboration for social change

Blog 3 December 2020

In the last few days, I’ve been thinking a lot about how and when great collaboration happens, and the rising desire for more systemic forms of change.

Standing in solidarity

Blog 3 June 2020

As an organisation working to strengthen communities across the UK, what we are seeing taking place in the United States is deeply upsetting and unsettling.

Supporting our communities, our ventures – and ourselves

Blog 6 April 2020

To say that these times are unprecedented would be an understatement. Within the span of one week, our entire country, and nearly a quarter of the globe, has immediately needed to adapt to new ways of working, new ways of operating and new ways of communicating with colleagues, friends and families.

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