Evidence for a thriving society
We are a research institute with people at our heart, exploring what works for UK communities
We influence societal change, bridging the gaps between communities, evidence, and policymaking.
Our collaborative research – delivered with the British Academy, Power to Change, and the Bennett Institute for Public Policy – explores the role and importance of ‘social infrastructure’.
The Levelling Up White Paper brought the term ‘social infrastructure’ out of the shadows. But what does it mean, and why is it important? Richard Harries shares his thoughts.
Emerging findings from our youth-led programme, inspiring engagement in social action, community activism and democratic participation across the UK.
Project with UKRI brings £4m for Community Research Networks.
An ambitious, three-year programme will support universities to maximise their local social and economic impact.