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Empowering students with a ‘truly civic’ experience

News 17 June 2024

New report urges UK universities to equip all students to be lifelong active citizens through formal learning, campus activities, and community engagement.

Perspectives from a Citizen Scientist

Blog 2 April 2024

Ronnie shares her views on Citizen Science work.  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caRdwyL5RLc

CiviCast: A history of the Civic University movement

Blog 7 March 2024

In this podcast, our Senior Research Manager Tania Carregha interviews Professor John Goddard OBE.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoBMuOlBznc

Nearly three in four professionals experience ‘discriminatory or exclusionary’ behaviour

News 7 March 2024

Research with 12 professional membership and regulatory bodies reveals growing scepticism among professionals that EDI initiatives are ‘box-ticking’ exercises.

Beyond buzzwords – Embedding a systemic approach to EDI across the UK’s professions

Publication 4 March 2024

Report involving more than 7,000 members and learners from 12 professional bodies in the UK offers insights into experiences of EDI initiatives.

Net zero policy risks making the poor poorer

News 20 February 2024

Existing net zero transition policies are likely to make the poor poorer and push struggling communities further into deprivation and exclusion, our new report warns.

Our journey to net zero

Publication 19 February 2024

Our new report warns existing net zero transition policies risk making the poor poorer, and push struggling communities further into deprivation and exclusion. 

‘A community space, a pub, and better lighting in public spaces’

Blog 2 February 2024

What do communities need? Leonie Taylor reflects on the realities of engaging local people in planning strategies and highlights the importance of peer research as a driver for change.

‘From incarceration to transformation’: creating homes for former prisoners

Blog 25 January 2024

Darryn Frost QGM says the Community Knowledge Fund grant awarded to his organisation was a catalyst for positive change, ensuring prison-leavers are seen, heard and housed.

Big Challenge Education winners announced

News 24 January 2024

Competition celebrates young people’s innovations in education, with winners addressing climate anxiety, healthy eating, and technology-enabled support for blind and visually impaired people

‘If there is nowhere to go, communities go nowhere’

Blog 9 January 2024

Reflecting on the Community Ownership Commission’s report, Helen Goulden says local people have huge ambition to create great places to live, work and thrive – and so should any government.

The Power of Participation: our vision 2024-28

Publication 30 November 2023

Embracing the spirit of our founder, Michael Young, our five-year strategy, The Power of Participation, shares our vision to redesign the social contract between people, communities, state and business and shape a fairer, greener future.

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