Introduction to peer research course

20 February 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.”

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.

Hive Minds: experiences of 'citizen science' and community research

16 October 2023 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm

Launching the Institute for Community Studies and UKRI’s discussion series exploring community participation in research.  

Report preview: Family and community vulnerabilities in the transition to net zero

12 October 2023 @ 10:45am - 4:20pm

Join our day of net zero events, with a morning event (10.45am – 1pm) on national policy for a just transition, and an afternoon event (2-4.30pm) on regional policy.

An introduction to participatory policymaking with young people

21 June 2023 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm

We invite local policymakers, youth organisations, and academics to explore findings from the UPLIFT project.

Join the Community Tune-In

10 May 2023 @ 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Join our free community music event Toynbee Hall in Tower Hamlets, celebrating songs that matter to local people and communities.

Community and Policymaking in Context: challenges in community-based policymaking

20 April 2023 @ 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for this discussion session, where we’ll be asking: what does it mean to involve communities more directly in policymaking, and what kinds of challenges do advocates and practitioners face in doing so?

Songs of Inclusion: Open House events

12 April 2023 - 14 April 2023 @ 1:00pm - 8:00pm

Do you live, work, or participate in a music group or choir based in Tower Hamlets? Is music central to your family, community, or identity? Join our Open House events to share songs that matter to you, and help shape a music event.

Young people and their civic journey – funding opportunity drop-in

5 April 2023 @ 12:00pm - 2:00pm

An interactive drop-in session to share ideas that could be funded through the Civic Journey project, receive feedback and support to apply.

Introduction to the National Civic Impact Accelerator (NCIA)

30 March 2023 @ 2:30pm - 4:00pm

A free webinar to launch the National Civic Impact Accelerator (NCIA) – a collaborative initiative to generate intelligence on civic innovations and provide tools to deliver meaningful civic strategies.

Young people and their civic journey – funding opportunity

17 March 2023 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm

An interactive session to share ideas that could be funded through the Civic Journey project, receive feedback and support to apply.

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