Institute for Community Studies
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A historical perspective: Michael Young’s legacy and the history of the Institute for Community Studies
Publication 29 November 2023
Marking 70 years since the Institute for Community Studies’ inception, Holly Smith outlines it’s profound impact on the welfare state and political thinking.
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..
Blog 9 October 2023
In this video, the Institute for Community Studies and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) explore what ‘citizen science’ means, and how it’s changing the way that research is done.
Publication 9 October 2023
This is the first in a series of short discussion papers produced by the Institute for Community Studies to share learnings and reflections from the UKRI-funded Citizen Science Collaboration Grants.
Blog 29 September 2023
Our CEO, Helen Goulden OBE, spoke on a panel about what a people-powered transition to net zero would look like at the Liberal Democrats conference 25 September 2023.
Blog 11 May 2023
The independent review calls for widespread participation in low-carbon living – yet government policy hasn’t changed, says Samanthi Theminimulle.
News 14 April 2023
Funding from the British Academy will drive a six-month project exploring place-sensitive participatory policy development for a ‘just transition’ to net zero.
Blog 13 March 2023
Emily Morrison highlights the ‘triple injustice’ in knowledge and evidence, gender identity, and social policy that perpetuates health inequity.
Blog 10 March 2023
To achieve the UK’s net zero goals, we need a united department at the heart of Westminster, says Emily Morrison
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.
Blog 21 February 2023
Young people need ‘pragmatic and solution-orientated design-thinking’ as they develop skills, knowledge and behaviour on their Civic Journeys, says Professor Matt Flinders
Blog 17 February 2023
When thinking about support for the challenges young people face, Professor Matt Flinders says it’s right to use the language of access and growth.
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