28 September 2022
Join us at locations around the UK, where we’re screening short films made by young people exploring their civic journey At the Institute for Community Studies, we have been working across the UK to support young people aged 16 to
27 September 2022 | Authors: Helen Goulden OBE,
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?
27 September 2022 | Authors: Emily Morrison,
Emily Morrison discusses new research from Institute for Community Studies on the Third Sector podcast.
23 September 2022
Mark Pepper is driving climate action at Ambition Lawrence Weston, a housing estate on the outskirts of Bristol.
23 September 2022 | Authors: Helen Goulden OBE,
Helen Goulden and Tim Davies-Pugh, say a fairer, greener future is not only possible, but advantageous for UK plc.
22 September 2022 | Authors: Jessica Redmond, Emily Morrison,
This short film hears from members of the public, to gain a greater understanding of their concerns, and find out just how much – or how little – people understand about the challenge we face on the road to net zero.
15 September 2022
Lack of opportunity, patchy citizenship education, and an outdated view of why young people engage hinder volunteering, finds a new report.
22 August 2022
I’ve written before about the growing use of more rigorous quantitative approaches to community and third sector research. A great example is the way the School for Social Entrepreneurs used control cohorts to evaluate its pioneering Match Trading programme. By doing
9 August 2022
Our evaluation of UKRI-funded research projects seeks to better understand the value and scope of ‘citizen science’.
‘If the research sector is to truly reflect our diverse communities, we need new forms of partnerships’
20 July 2022 | Authors: Emily Morrison,
Tom Saunders and Emily Morrison stress the need for more equitable and sustainable models of community engagement in research
13 July 2022 | Authors: Zoe Dibb,
Our Head of Research, Zoe Dibb, shares insights and key learnings from our Peer Research Network with the Social Research Association (SRA).
30 June 2022
Over coffee last month with Professor Rebecca Madgin, Director of the AHRC’s Place-Based Research Programme, I was introduced to the concept of ‘felt experience’. I had been talking about the mysterious way that successful community businesses taking over pubs, shops, libraries