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‘What is citizen science’

Blog 9 October 2023

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.

Experiences of ‘citizen science’

Publication 9 October 2023

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.

‘How can we ensure a people-powered transition?’

Blog 29 September 2023

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.

Hive Minds: experiences of ‘citizen science’ and community research

16 October 2023
10:00am – 12:00pm

Launching the Institute for Community Studies and UKRI’s discussion series exploring community participation in research.  

Report preview: Family and community vulnerabilities in the transition to net zero

12 October 2023
10:45am – 4:20pm

Join our day of net zero events, with a morning event (10.45am – 1pm) on national policy for a just transition, and an afternoon event (2-4.30pm) on regional policy.

‘Communities must be at the heart of a people-powered transition to net zero’

Blog 11 May 2023

The independent review calls for widespread participation in low-carbon living – yet government policy hasn’t changed, says Samanthi Theminimulle.

‘Vital and timely’ net zero policy research

News 14 April 2023

Funding from the British Academy will drive a six-month project exploring place-sensitive participatory policy development for a ‘just transition’ to net zero.

Community and Policymaking in Context: challenges in community-based policymaking

20 April 2023
11:00am – 12:00pm

Join us for this discussion session, where we’ll be asking: what does it mean to involve communities more directly in policymaking, and what kinds of challenges do advocates and practitioners face in doing so?

Introduction to the National Civic Impact Accelerator (NCIA)

30 March 2023
2:30pm – 4:00pm

A free webinar to launch the National Civic Impact Accelerator (NCIA) – a collaborative initiative to generate intelligence on civic innovations and provide tools to deliver meaningful civic strategies.

Young people and their civic journey – funding opportunity drop-in

5 April 2023
12:00pm – 2:00pm

An interactive drop-in session to share ideas that could be funded through the Civic Journey project, receive feedback and support to apply.

‘Health equality has been de-prioritised for decades’ 

Blog 13 March 2023

Emily Morrison highlights the ‘triple injustice’ in knowledge and evidence, gender identity, and social policy that perpetuates health inequity. 

‘Our transition to net zero must be government-led and people-powered’ 

Blog 10 March 2023

To achieve the UK’s net zero goals, we need a united department at the heart of Westminster, says Emily Morrison 

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