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Introduction to peer research course

6 June 2024
9:30am – 3:30pm

This online course is for organisations wishing to develop their peer research project management skills in-house. A previous participant said: “I learnt a lot and feel inspired.”

Young people tackle the crisis and causes of youth violence

News 12 March 2024

The Peer Action Collective (PAC) addresses the escalating crisis of youth safety and violence, uncovering root causes and taking positive action to address them.

Rachael McNiven

Person 7 March 2024

Rachael delivers creative design solutions, impactful visual communications, multimedia, and social media content. Passionate about supporting organisations working towards social justice, sustainability, and better-connected communities, she has worked for a variety of charities, not-for-profits and academic clients.

CiviCast: A history of the Civic University movement

Blog 7 March 2024

In this podcast, our Senior Research Manager Tania Carregha interviews Professor John Goddard OBE.

Nearly three in four professionals experience ‘discriminatory or exclusionary’ behaviour

News 7 March 2024

Research with 12 professional membership and regulatory bodies reveals growing scepticism among professionals that EDI initiatives are ‘box-ticking’ exercises.

Cristina Wilkinson Salamea

Person 6 March 2024

Cristina is a mixed-methods social researcher with an MSc in sociology from the University of Edinburgh. She has more than seven years’ experience working in research and evaluation in agency, charity and academic settings.

Beyond buzzwords – Embedding a systemic approach to EDI across the UK’s professions

Publication 4 March 2024

Report involving more than 7,000 members and learners from 12 professional bodies in the UK offers insights into experiences of EDI initiatives.

Net zero policy risks making the poor poorer

News 20 February 2024

Existing net zero transition policies are likely to make the poor poorer and push struggling communities further into deprivation and exclusion, our new report warns.

Our journey to net zero

Publication 19 February 2024

Our new report warns existing net zero transition policies risk making the poor poorer, and push struggling communities further into deprivation and exclusion. 

‘Reflections on Michael Young’s legacy’

Blog 8 February 2024

Find out more about Michael Young’s legacy and the important work carried out by the institutions he founded over the years.

A five-point plan for a green and fair future

Blog 8 February 2024

Net zero transition must leave no one behind, says Emily Morrison – and our research shows how national policy can make it so

‘A community space, a pub, and better lighting in public spaces’

Blog 2 February 2024

What do communities need? Leonie Taylor reflects on the realities of engaging local people in planning strategies and highlights the importance of peer research as a driver for change.

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