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‘A time to recharge, renew – and participate in your future’

Blog 19 January 2022

The Young Foundation starts 2022 with a focus on collective energy. Helen Goulden reflects on the challenges and opportunities ahead.

‘I never thought a research career was for someone like me’

Blog 8 December 2021

Elly McDade had big dreams and bags of ambition, but struggled at school and found herself on Universal Credit – until finding the Kickstart peer researcher programme. 

Peer research conference announced with a call for submissions

News 12 November 2021

People involved in commissioning, delivering and responding to peer research are invited to propose a session, presentation, or roundtable idea.

New Peer Research Network to focus on youth issues

News 29 September 2021

Up to 60 young people across England are set to lead and conduct research into the experiences and priorities of their peers. The new Youth-Led Peer Research Network is now open to applicants across England, and will bring young people with diverse backgrounds and experiences together.

The Young Foundation to train 30 young peer researchers

News 14 June 2021

We’re delighted to be partnering with Youth Futures Foundation and the Mohn Westlake Foundation to work with up to thirty young people, employed through the Kickstart Scheme to be trained as peer researchers.

Social research project tackles youth unemployment

News 14 June 2021

The Young Foundation, Youth Futures Foundation and The Mohn Westlake Foundation are launching a unique social research project to tackle youth unemployment. The project, made possible through the Kickstart Scheme, will see up to 30 formerly unemployed young people trained as peer researchers.

Social cohesion in Barking and Dagenham: participatory approaches

Publication 9 December 2020

A report reflecting interviews, storytelling events, innovation workshops and creative research in Barking and Dagenham, 2018-2020

Positioning peer research in a policy context

Publication 23 November 2020

Commissioned by The Open University, this report usies urban and youth policy case studies, and focuses on peer research and co-production through citizen engagement. It raises concerns about gaps in models and evidence.

Peer research in the UK

Publication 23 October 2020

Peer Research in the UK takes an in-depth look at the use of peer research in the UK today. It aims to provide a comprehensive introduction to the methodology and advocate for its value as a legitimate and insightful research

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