• RSA Shorts - What Do We Need to Know?

    In the latest RSA Short, legendary QI producer John Lloyd turns his curiosity to knowledge itself, and questions whether intelligence is really all it's cracked up to be.

    Watch it here
  • Measuring Your Social Impact: Community Food Projects in Action

    In a new short paper, we see from Yorkshire's community gardening projects a strong case for measuring change in social networks.

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  • Mastering Skills and Knowing Stuff

    David Willetts MP visits the RSA to speak about the knowledge and skills we need to flourish in a complex and fast-paced environment.

    Tuesday 13 January, 6pm
  • Everyday Employers

    The RSA’s new report explores how behavioural insights could be used to stimulate growth and recruitment among the self-employed.

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  • Dereliction to Design Awards

    Susan Woodward OBE explains how re-designing urban environments sparks dynamism and connectivity.

    Thursday 15 January, 6pm
  • Latest RSA Journal out now

    The latest issue explores a wide range of subjects including: employment, automation, wellbeing, politics, education and cities.

    Read the journal
  • RSA Fellows deliver capacity, commitment and innovation to communities from the global to the local.

    About the Fellowship

    A global network of individuals from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines who deliver capacity, commitment and innovation to communities globally to the locally. Our Catalyst fund supports Fellow-led ideas that aim to have a tangible and positive social impact.

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  • About the RSA

    About the RSA

    The RSA: meeting 21st century challenges by showcasing ideas, undertaking innovative research and building civic capacity around the world.

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Jan

Mastering Skills and Knowing Stuff

David Willetts MP visits the RSA to speak about the knowledge and skills we need to flourish in a complex and fast-paced environment.

15

Jan

Dereliction to Design Awards

Susan Woodward OBE, founding director of The Space and Sharp Projects and Creative Media Champion for the City of Manchester, explains how re-designing urban environments sparks dynamism and connectivity.

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