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Telling the whole story: why we must be open about the complexities of citizen science research

Blog 31 October 2022

Dr Helena Hollis says support structures can be developed to build participatory research capacities for the future.

‘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.  

The ‘ripple effect’ of participatory research

News 10 August 2022

New research from the Institute for Community Studies evaluates UKRI-funded research projects, seeking to better understand the value and scope of ‘citizen science’  

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 

Kickstarting careers in research

Publication 21 July 2022

This report shares learnings from The Young Foundation’s participation in the Department for Work and Pensions’ Kickstart Scheme.

Peer research: sharing what works

Blog 13 July 2022

Our Head of Research, Zoe Dibb, shares insights and key learnings from our Peer Research Network with the Social Research Association (SRA).

The rise and rise of participatory research

Blog 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…

‘Fat people face discrimination that affects them for the rest of their lives’ 

Blog 15 May 2022

New research from Kickstart peer research trainees uncovers prejudice and discrimination and explores its impact.

Fatphobia Kickstart report

Publication 15 May 2022

A report exploring young people’s experiences of fatphobia, developed and devised by a group of young Kickstart peer research recruits.

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.  

‘Putting young people in the driving seat of research can steer better youth support’

Blog 28 March 2022

Helen Goulden shares a new report, and celebrates greater participation of young people in the research sector.

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