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‘He was a do-er; he got his hands dirty to make changes for the better’

Blog 22 November 2023

Our Trustee Kate Hainsworth shares what the spirit of Michael Young means to her.

https://youtu.be/rDykbWiBATQ

‘Stories not statistics’: the influence of Michael Young in today’s Britain

Feature 13 November 2023

Alastair Wilson, CEO of the School for Social Entrepreneurs, says his institution, which Young founded in 1997, still transforms lives and communities around the world.

Heritage organisations win funding to address sector challenges

News 9 November 2023

The Heritage Fund is supporting 17 organisations to make the sector more sustainable, inclusive, and fit for the future.

Our food system: community research exploring access to healthy food in East Birmingham

Publication 8 November 2023

Drawing on East Birmingham residents’ lived experiences, this report offers policy recommendations for healthy food systems.

Hive Minds: Lambeth Early Action Partnership (LEAP) community research evaluation

13 December 2023
12:30pm – 1:30pm

First hand insights from Dartington Services Design Lab community researchers in South London.

Citizen researcher forum: sharing experiences of participatory research

28 November 2023
5:30pm – 7:00pm

A forum bringing together community members who have been involved in and led community-based, participatory and citizen science research projects.

Policy brief for our journey to net zero

Publication 12 October 2023

This policy brief presents research findings and recommendations for how to ensure the UK’s transition to net zero leaves no one behind. It shares insights from a two-year programme of work, funded by the Nuffield Foundation..

‘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.

https://youtu.be/jjLg8fIwQCA?si=WDK-7iUcX-ZIDkVL

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.

Community innovators win funding and support 

News 4 October 2023

Twelve grassroots community organisations supported to ‘turn great ideas into action’ as Phase 2 of the Community Knowledge Fund delivers grants worth £50k to £100k 

David Heinemann

Person 3 October 2023

David’s role is to discover and develop civic leaders working to improve the health of our society. He has a background in personal and organisational development, supporting pioneering changemakers and organisations in the UK and internationally for more than 15 years.

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