Remembering the original Institute for Community Studies

14 October 2019

Two former employees of the original Institute for Community Studies reflect on Michael Young’s approach to creating change… Michael Young thought that the best way of understanding people’s lives was to ask them, ideally by talking to them himself.  He

How being a community researcher reconnected me to my home town

11 October 2019

I was born in this town. My family all live in this town. As a child, I played out on the streets with my friends in this town. In the winters we made snowmen and had snowball fights. In the


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