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Project with UKRI brings £4m for Community Research Networks.
Our Associate Director welcomes “real weight given to wellbeing and pride in place”.
Project to develop a Group Theory of Change supports CUF’s broader ambition to understand ‘what works’ for hyperlocal faith-based social action.
A collaborative project, funded by the British Academy and Power to Change, and led by the Institute for Community Studies and the Bennett Institute for Public Policy.
Funded by the Nuffield Foundation, this project seeks to level the playing field in a ‘carbon neutral’ society.
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Advisory Board member Page Nyame-Satterthwaite reflects on her recent visit to Parliament to discuss the youth-led Civic Journey programme.
An ambitious, three-year programme will support universities to maximise their local social and economic impact.
Our evaluation of UKRI-funded research projects seeks to better understand the value and scope of ‘citizen science’.
Peer research can meaningfully involve communities in generating evidence – but Zoe Dibb says more must be done to evaluate quality and effectiveness.
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Hearing from young people around the UK, this short film reflects on their civic journeys to becoming active citizens – and explores the change that’s needed to increase engagement.
What have we learned about supporting community businesses? How can we support them better in the future? Watch this recording of a panel event which reflects on learnings about how to support community businesses in order to better support them in the future.
Emily Morrison discusses new research from Institute for Community Studies on the Third Sector podcast.
Catch up on this roundtable that brought together policymakers, community business leaders, researchers and sector experts to explore how asset ownership encourages communities to become more effective stewards in their places.
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.