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Videos & Audio
Rt Hon David Lammy MP is joined by an expert panel to discuss the recommendations from The Lammy Review report which calls for equality in the criminal justice system.
On the 23rd June 2016, the UK voted to leave the EU – arguably one of the most unexpected and momentous decisions ever taken by the electorate. One year on, and the situation is still uncertain.
Entrepreneur and sharing economy expert Alex Stephany joins James McClure, Airbnb and Brhmie Balaram, author of Fair Share, to investigate the next evolution of the city.
Acclaimed cognitive scientist Steven Sloman argues that we survive and thrive despite our mental shortcomings because we live in a rich community of knowledge.
A Matter of Conviction: A Blueprint for Community-Based Rehabilitative prisons sets out a blueprint for reform for the prison system in England and Wales.
The interim report from the RSA Inclusive Growth Commission
In order to inform its analysis of place-based dimensions of inclusive growth, the Commission undertook three ‘deep dive’ research visits in Bradford, Cardiff city region and Newcastle.
Download our resource which outlines the key elements of Creative Gatherings and offers guidance on how to put one together; especially relevant to anyone with a professional or voluntary interest in civic action.
Articles & Blogs
11th October 2017
Owen McNeir FRSA has won an UnLtd Grow It award has won a for his project Remarkable Lives - a venture that is harnessing storytelling and tech to improve care in later life.
4th October 2017
Theresa May’s £2billion for social housing won’t solve the problem of soaring hidden homelessness among young people.
2nd October 2017
In the wake of Brexit and the resurgence of the right, and with social media seeking to ever-narrow our horizons for commercial gain, two RSA Fellows from London are employing their design skills to create an experimental ...
30th September 2017
Just 48 hours to change the world...well, Barking and Dagenham!
Citizen Power Peterborough explored creative ways of encouraging local people to work together and help their communities become stronger, safer, greener and more able to overcome the challenges they faced.The programme compri ...
One of the Citizen Power Peterborough projects, Sustainable Citizenship aimed to encourage, test and support people’s ideas to make green behaviour easier in Peterborough and the city a more sustainable place to live.
Social Mirror is a tablet application that you can use to measure, visualise, and see the potential for change in on line and offline networks. Starting in January 2012, we developed a prototype for use by social science ...
The Mental Wellbeing and Social Inclusion programme is a longitudinal project that seeks to i) understand how community and social connections affect people’s well-being; ii) develop best practice around using local data ...
- Fellow Event
Wednesday 18th October 2017
Tyneside Cinema Bar Cafe, Newcastle
Newcastle Encounter meets on the third Wednesday of every month. Discuss your ideas & projects with Fellows and friends in an informal setting with drinks and networking.
- Fellow Event
Friday 13th October 2017
Nonsuch Studios, Nottingham
It’s happening. Nottingham is applying to be European Capital of Culture in 2023. Bring your thoughts, opinions and ideas as how we achieve this — we cannot do it without you!
Thursday 26th October 2017 at 13:00
Durham Street Auditorium, RSA House
Terrorism expert Julia Ebner argues that far right and Islamist extremist narratives are mutually supportive, and are escalating the global terror threat.
- Fellow Event
Tuesday 10th October 2017
Engine Shed, Bristol
A joint event with Engine Shed, Bristol, focusing on an energetic evening of project pitches, networking and inspiring speakers.