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‘Perceptions of “good” have shifted – and insights are stronger for it’

Blog 5 October 2022

Peer research can meaningfully involve communities in generating evidence – but Zoe Dibb says more must be done to evaluate quality and effectiveness.  

A community-led transition to net zero

Blog 27 September 2022

At the Labour Party’s annual conference, we asked how we can help the UK’s most vulnerable families participate in a fair transition to a fairer, greener future?

Research on youth volunteering discussed on the Third Sector podcast

Blog 27 September 2022

Emily Morrison discusses new research from Institute for Community Studies on the Third Sector podcast.

‘Change starts with people like me’

Blog 23 September 2022

Mark Pepper is driving climate action at Ambition Lawrence Weston, a housing estate on the outskirts of Bristol.

‘Communities can power a fair transition’

Blog 23 September 2022

Helen Goulden and Tim Davies-Pugh, say a fairer, greener future is not only possible, but advantageous for UK plc.

Policy briefing examines impact of shift to carbon-neutral economy

News 22 September 2022

How policy can support all UK people through our transition to net zero carbon emissions.

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.

Building ‘15-minute neighbourhoods’: what’s on your doorstep?  

News 29 July 2022

We’re working with communities and the Council in Waltham Forest to better understand local needs and shape neighbourhoods 

Report shares recommendations from our Kickstart experience

News 21 July 2022

As our final cohort of young researchers finish their placement, we shares key learnings and reflections 

Helping Londoners grow skills and salaries through the cost-of-living crisis 

News 15 July 2022

We’re supporting a new £2m programme, helping people across England’s capital city access employment and skills.  

Young people propose solutions to youth mental health crisis

News 28 March 2022

New research – led by 16- to 20-year-olds and conducted with 10- to 21-year-olds in England – shares a youth vision for a healthier, happier post-Covid future.  

‘More must be done to confront online racism’

Blog 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.

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