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‘Society has changed considerably’: Young’s u3a has matured

Feature 28 November 2023

A child of its time, the ‘university’ Michael Young co-founded to be run by older people, for older people, has now hit middle age. By Dr Liz Thackray, Chair, Third Age Trust 

‘His values guide our future’: Michael and the Youngian vision of Social Research

Feature 23 November 2023

Aspects of Michael Young’s vision, dating back to over half a century, feel urgently relevant today, says Stian Westlake, Executive Chair, ESRC.

Forever Young

Celebrating our 70-year legacy, we continue to embrace the spirit of our founder, Michael Young, as we address challenges facing UK communities today, and tomorrow.

‘He mixed the intellectual rigour of research with the entrepreneurial flair of business’

Blog 22 November 2023

The Young Foundation Trustee, Mike Omoniyi, explains what being ‘Forever Young’ means to him.

‘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.

‘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.

Director of Finance and Corporate Resources

Vacancy 20 October 2023

We are looking for someone to hold a key role in our senior management team, responsible for finance, HR, facilities, and governance.

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.

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