RSA Shorts - The Power to Create
The 21st century presents us with huge challenges. How can we empower people to be active participants in creating a world we want to live in? Matthew Taylor, chief executive of the RSA, offers a vision for the future.Watch it here
City Growth Commission: Final Report Launch
We're delighted that The Right Honourable Lord Heseltine CH and Sir Richard Leese will deliver the keynote addresses marking the launch of the final City Growth Commission report.Wednesday 22 October, 11am
UniverCities: The knowledge to power UK metros
The City Growth Commission proposes recommendations to enhance the contribution that higher education in the UK makes to city growth.Read the report
Why Philosophy Won't Go Away
Is philosophy still relevant today? Acclaimed novelist and philosopher Rebecca Newberger Goldstein offers an original thought experiment in response: how would Plato respond to our modern-day ethical dilemmas?Thursday 23 October, 1pm
Powers to Grow: City finance and governance
The latest report from the RSA City Growth Commission suggests that the time is now for central government to grant further decentralisation and devolution to certain metros, for the good for the UK economy as a whole.Read the report
Latest RSA Journal out now
The summer 2014 issue of the RSA Journal looks at a wide range of subjects including: creativity, innovation, change, business, learning, visualisation and society.Read the journal
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Charlotte Alldritt says: Tomorrow the City Growth Commission launches its final report, Unleashing Metro Growth. There we bring together the themes and ideas that have developed throughout ...
Join us for the launch of the final report of the RSA City Growth Commission, which offers a vision for the future of our cities and recommendations for boosting the UK’s long-term economic growth.