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‘More must be done to confront online racism’

Blog 18 February 2022

Research led and directed by peer researchers on the Kickstart scheme explores the role social media plays in amplifying discrimination, hate and abuse.

Response to the Levelling Up White Paper

Publication 14 February 2022

Our report addresses the ‘missions’ of the government’s Levelling Up White Paper and proposes action to work ‘radically differently’ by involving local people and communities to drive meaningful change. 

Government publishes plans to address UK inequality

News 2 February 2022

The delayed Levelling Up White Paper pledges a ‘huge shift of power’ towards local people.

Report finds postgraduates seeking ‘a sense of belonging’

News 1 February 2022

Ethnic minority postgraduate researchers share their experiences of discrimination at small and specialist institutions.

Kickstart reports – sprint two

Publication 20 January 2022

A report designed and created by young people on the Kickstart scheme, exploring experiences of financial literacy.

Beyond the ‘blah, blah, blah’: we need a new kind of climate activism

Blog 4 November 2021

Helen Goulden reflects on people power and partnership as tools for change – and says the cacophony around COP26 speaks volumes.

For ‘levelling up’ to have lasting impact, we must start by ‘levelling in’

Blog 5 October 2021

The government has pledged greater support for downtrodden regions of the UK – but change must be informed by people it most affects, says Lydia Ragoonanan

Levelling the field as we move to net zero

News 29 September 2021

The Young Foundation’s Institute for Community Studies is launching a landmark research project, which will build an actionable framework for responding to the UK’s transition to net zero, and understanding how this shift will affect families and the communities in which they live.

Job interviews disadvantage those on the autism spectrum. Here’s how.

Blog 24 August 2021

Interviews are a standard process in recruitment – but are they a fair way of assessing potential candidates?

Turning a critical gaze on the research profession

Blog 1 July 2021

Today, in partnership with the Social Research Association (SRA), we are publishing the largest scale study to date of equality and diversity in the social research profession.

Study explores diversity and inclusion in social research

News 1 July 2021

The Young Foundation and the Social Research Association (SRA)’s study into diversity and inclusion in the social research profession finds the sector has far to go in terms of how representation, the extent to which diversity and inclusion are valued, and how research is funded and designed.

Doc Brown’s dream and the launch of ARIA

Blog 19 February 2021

Today we saw the announcement of the long-awaited Advanced Research and Invention Agency (ARIA), the new blue skies research agency to develop high-risk, high-reward technologies in the UK. As explained in the .gov website, ARIA will be “led by scientists who will

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