23 Jan 2017
Ian Burbidge argues that this is a pretty good time to actively seek out views that are different from our own in order to see the world and its important challenges from new perspectives.
13 Jan 2017
Providing a financial safety net and improving financial capability enhances our power to create, as people are more likely to act on their ideas, explains behavioural scientist Nathalie Spencer
10 Jan 2017
Five million people had to find alternative ways of getting around London yesterday. Ian Burbidge asks how prepared we were to see the moment of opportunity in the chaos.
13 Dec 2016
Fake news doesn’t swing elections, but neither does ‘truth’. We have always filtered new information to fit our existing prejudices. The real danger to our democracy is not an absence of truth, but an absence of trust.
12 Dec 2016
With US$ 5.2 trillion now pledged to divest from fossil fuels, Jonathon Rowson reflects on how climate change is better understood as a problem with the financial system as much as an environmental issue.
09 Sep 2016
Nicholas Shea and Barry Smith present a new research project bringing together philosophy, psychology and neuroscience to explore the purpose of consciousness.
06 Sep 2016
Author and activist Ashton Applewhite examines the myths and prejudice around ageing and makes a call for an “all-age-friendly” world.
05 Sep 2016
Jim Fruchterman FRSA discusses how data can be used to deliver social good.
What is the best way to influence stakeholders and generate change? Different approaches to generating change have different strengths, when should each be used to the best effect?
01 Sep 2016
In the first of a series of posts discussing the state of democracy in the 21st Century, Andy Norman outlines the gaps that exist between the assumptions we make about our democratic system and the case in practice.
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