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Videos & Audio
Internationally acclaimed social entrepreneur Hilary Cottam shows how we can remake the relationships between us, and revolutionise the welfare state.
Richard Sennett, one of the world's leading thinkers on the urban environment, traces the relationship between how cities are built and how people live in them.
As the Citizens’ Economic Council launches its final report, we hear from participants and public figures including Andrew Haldane, Bank of England; Patricia Wharton, CEC member; Anand Menon, UK in a Changing Europe; and ...
Award-winning architect Alison Brooks speaks about architects’ duties to respond to the social, cultural and physical context in their work.
In this collection of essays, we ask a number of thought leaders and practitioners to explore the potential of alternative housing models such as co-living to help meet the challenges of today, with a particular focus on ...
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.
Articles & Blogs
12th July 2018
If you knew there was a tried & tested service successfully helping thousands of people manage their anxiety and depression; would you help get it out to the millions who need it?
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 ...
Danny Bowman FRSA explores our social media platforms, and looks at what we can do to make them into safe and inclusive communities.
6th July 2018
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.
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 July 2018 at 18:00
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.
Thursday 19th July 2018 at 13:00
Durham Street Auditorium, RSA House
Academic and writer Danny Dorling argues that Britain has finally reached peak inequality, and immediate action is needed to defuse Britain’s ticking time bomb.
- Fellow Event
Friday 27th July 2018 at 11:00
The Barn Cardington, Bedford
With the RSA’s Food, Farming and Countryside Commission in full swing, I hope you’ll be able to join me at a special food and drink-themed RSA meetup.
Thursday 5th July 2018
Great Room, RSA House
Political failure is a failure of the imagination. Journalist and author George Monbiot joins us to tell the new political story we’ve been missing.