This policy brief presents research findings and recommendations to ensure the UK’s transition to net zero leaves no one behind. Research was funded by the Nuffield Foundation and conducted by the Institute for Community Studies in partnership with the University of Leeds, University of York and Trinity College Dublin.
Our journey to net zero
Understanding household and community participation in the UK’s transition to a greener future
A historical perspective: Michael Young’s legacy and the history of the Institute for Community StudiesPublication 29 November 2023
Marking 70 years since the Institute for Community Studies’ inception, Holly Smith outlines it’s profound impact on the welfare state and political thinking.
We launch our new five-year strategy at a time of great challenge and division, says our CEO, Helen Goulden – and everyone in the UK should experience the power of participation to affect meaningful change
13 December 2023
12:30pm – 1:30pm
First hand insights from Dartington Services Design Lab community researchers in South London.
In this video, the Institute for Community Studies and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) explore what ‘citizen science’ means, and how it’s changing the way that research is done.
This is the first in a series of short discussion papers produced by the Institute for Community Studies to share learnings and reflections from the UKRI-funded Citizen Science Collaboration Grants.
Our CEO, Helen Goulden OBE, spoke on a panel about what a people-powered transition to net zero would look like at the Liberal Democrats conference 25 September 2023.
This research report was developed by The Centre for Urban Wellbeing at The University of Birmingham, in collaboration with The Young Foundation, and the University of Birmingham’s Institute for Mental Health Youth participation leads and Youth Advisory Group.