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Creating ‘a town built on fairness’

News 30 April 2024

With a new £1.9m award from the National Lottery Community Fund, we’re building on our recent work in the Luton area, working with local communities to help overcome social, economic, and environmental challenges  

Isabella Pereira

Person 26 April 2024

Previously Head of Qualitative Research Methods at Ipsos’s Social Research Institute, Isabella is a qualitative and mixed methods expert with more than 15 years’ experience in researching vulnerable audiences. Her published research includes work on the resettlement of Syrian refugees for the Home Office, and on the Living Home Standard for Shelter.

Kavya Menon

Person 25 April 2024

Kavya has led partnership-building and income generation across national policy, innovation, and research organisations. She is currently establishing the business development function at The King’s Fund, and previously worked at the Royal Society of Arts.

Pam Warhurst CBE

Person 25 April 2024

Pam is Chair of Incredible Edible CIC, an international initiative showing how local food growing demonstrates the power of small actions in bringing about major cultural shifts. She was previously leader of a Local Authority, and – through a number of former and current roles – has a front row seat on how government at all levels operate and invest.

Tosin Adegun

Person 25 April 2024

Tosin works across sectors, analysing and advising on financial and business issues. A qualified accountant, Tosin’s background is in investor relations, and she has a keen interest in supporting social enterprises for the public good.

Local knowledge, national potential

Publication 16 April 2024

Activity, emerging insights and lessons learned through the first six months of the UKRI-funded Community Knowledge Fund programme.

Perspectives from a Citizen Researcher

Blog 2 April 2024

Rebecca shares her experiences of Citizen Science work

Perspectives from a Citizen Scientist

Blog 2 April 2024

Ronnie shares her views on Citizen Science work.  

Hive Minds webinar: Citizen Science event recording

Blog 2 April 2024

Sharing experiences of citizen science and community research.

Lily Owens-Crossman

Person 28 March 2024

Lily is passionate about engaging communities in research to drive social change and exploring the most effective and valuable ways to do so from participant perspectives. Her background is in research focused on migration and children and young people, and she has an MRes in Global Migrations and Social Justice.

Hive Minds: Circles of support, a connected conversation

22 April 2024
12:30pm – 1:30pm

Peer researchers share findings around community mental health and wellbeing, and describe what they are learning about sustainable support models for peer researchers.

Emma Newbury

Person 19 March 2024

Emma’s expertise is in designing, leading and implementing participatory research to drive understanding of social justice. She has worked internationally with governments, institutions and charities.


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