An exemplar of a Future Work initiative, Usman Mohammed provides insights on how Organise are taking on the challenges of 21st century work.
10th July 2018
Ian Burbidge and Luke Timmons argue that there is a place for both national consistency and local autonomy in the UK's health system, but that this requires a return to the entrepreneurial spirit found in the best of local ...
10th July 2018
Today we launch the Future Work Centre and the Future Work Awards, two initiatives that will deepen our understanding of how policymakers, educators, employers and workers can and are preparing for the challenges of the 21st ...
Is your job bullshit? And if so, is there life beyond it? Paul Thompson (University of Stirling) and Frederick Harry Pitts (University of Bristol) critically assess the meaning and value of the 'bullshit job thesis'.
Danny Bowman FRSA explores our social media platforms, and looks at what we can do to make them into safe and inclusive communities.
With a new emphasis on 'place-making' rather than top-down regeneration, there is an important role for local museums in empowering their communities to drive the social change needed in their places.
The journey through Scotland continues with insights from the seventh week on the bike.
This week the RSA, working in partnership with Involve, has issued a call for action on deliberative democracy. The call comes during National Democracy Week and in conjunction with the RSA’s Chief Executive’s Lecture entitled ...
Pride season is now well under way, and the chances are that you’ve heard of some of the other special dates in the LGBTQIA+ calendar. But did you know that 14th July is International Non-Binary People’s Day?
The RSA is committed to supporting projects led by Fellows to get started or to have greater reach and impact. We do this by providing £100,000 each year to Fellow-led projects through our Catalyst grants; offering crowdfundin ...
Ed Cox, Director of Public Services and Communities, argues that the NHS needs a more devolved approach in the decade ahead.
Alan Bec FRSA reflects on his time as an RSA Fellowship Councillor, exploring exactly what elements make it such a valuable experience.
Up the dark, steep tunnel of the West Hill lift in Hastings, a Victorian funicular railway, two figures are tethered to climbing ropes high above the streets of this tourist hotspot.
Adanna Shallowe, RSA Senior Global Manager, recommends a number of great articles on pressing global issues and challenges from various sources around the web.
What impact can SMEs have on the Sustainable Development Goals? A lot, says Carolina Karlstrom. In this blog she explains why and suggests some simple actions SMEs can take.
As the NHS approaches a landmark birthday, we consider the crucial role of design in improving work and wellbeing in the UK’s largest employer, over the coming decade and beyond.
Jane Hatton FRSA is one of a group of Fellows examining the barriers faced by disabled people and people with long-term health conditions in the workplace. She describes how Fellows can help input into their project by answeri ...
Initially, a blank page can seem daunting, yet if we allow ourselves to sit there long enough, there is also incredible potential. Here, we can harness possibility and tangibly connect meaningful ideas of value to the bigger ...
It may come as a surprise but for an industry which exists to fight for the underdog, one of the greatest challenges facing the charity sector today is its inability to promote potential. This is bad news for everyone.