Commissioned by UKRI, this summary report shares discussions with community representatives about how to improve the ways in which knowledge is produced, used and communicated across the UK. These discussions focused on how the research and innovation (R&I) system can more equitably involve those community groups and organisations with less power or representation.
An equitable future for research and innovation
Building sustained community involvement in knowledge production
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.
12 October 2023
10:45am – 4:20pm
Join our day of net zero events, launching new research into family and community vulnerabilities in a just transition. Morning sessions focus on national policy, with the afternoon focused on regional policy.
Commissioned by the Mayor of London and supported by FLEX, this report hears from London’s migrant workers, gaining a deeper understanding of their working conditions and the struggles they face through peer-led research.
Dan Farag, Director of Innovation and Practice, say meaningful solutions are led by people who’ve experienced challenges first hand.
This paper was submitted to the Labour Party’s National Policy Forum (NPF) Consultation in March 2023 on the topic of empowered communities.
Siân Whyte shares three ways to ensure the 15-minute neighbourhood concept is location-specific, and works for both residents and councils.