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How do you create an alumni network? Lessons from the Robert Bosch Stiftung
Collaboration

How do you create an alumni network? Lessons from the Robert Bosch Stiftung

In 2017, the Robert Bosch Stiftung launched the International Alumni Centre, a cross-foundation, cross-sector competence centre for change-driven al…
Global Council
3 October 2017The Robert Bosch Stiftung
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Can a trash can reveal a community’s values?
Cities

Can a trash can reveal a community’s values?

What can the U.S. learn from Copenhagen about designing public spaces to foster healthier, more inclusive communities? One of the most striking cul…
Global Council
3 October 2017Karabi Acharya for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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Shaping improvement labs to help tackle wicked problems in the health service
Health

Shaping improvement labs to help tackle wicked problems in the health service

There is a sense of excitement and anticipation amongst the Q project team (perhaps mixed with a few drops of frantic final-touch organising!) as we…
Global Council
2 October 2017Tracy Webb
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Resilience and recovery: what the NHS can learn from the criminal justice and education sectors
Health

Resilience and recovery: what the NHS can learn from the criminal justice and education sectors

Failure in the NHS has received much attention in recent years, particularly in England. The Francis reportinto the failings in care at Mid Stafford…
Global Council
2 October 2017Dr Ceri Jones
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A tournament to enable social innovation in Europe
Scaling Innovation

A tournament to enable social innovation in Europe

From bionic trees, to a low cost and less invasive complex disease detector, to a new language for colour-blindness, the sky was the limit at the 6t…
2 October 2017Jordan Junge
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Regions as contributors to more social Europe – vision from the Basque Country
Ageing

Regions as contributors to more social Europe – vision from the Basque Country

Challenges, trends, risks and opportunities All member states and regions are facing common social challenges in today’s changing and complex EU e…
Global Council
29 September 2017The Delegation of the Basque Country to the EU
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Welcome to the Innovation Age: The Meaning of Home
Ageing

Welcome to the Innovation Age: The Meaning of Home

An Introduction to the Innovation AgeOver the next two decades the number of people in Australia aged over 75 will double. The generation of baby bo…
Global Council
29 September 2017Tom Dawkins
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Weekly Round-up- how to revive neighbourhoods through art, independence struggles in Catalonia & women at war
Cities

Weekly Round-up- how to revive neighbourhoods through art, independence struggles in Catalonia & women at war

Each week, the SIX team will be sharing their favourite pieces of reading. The content will be organised thematically, and each piece will tie to wo…
SIX
27 September 2017
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Follow Our Movement- Reflections following the Rethink Activism Festival in Aarhus
Cities

Follow Our Movement- Reflections following the Rethink Activism Festival in Aarhus

‘No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main’ John Donne ‘I’ve realised that since bein…
26 September 2017Duncan Collins-Adams
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Mapping social innovation activity in Canada
Global council

Mapping social innovation activity in Canada

The following infographics, produced by Social Innovation Generation (SiG), indicate the rich and varied social innovation landscape of Canada.
Global Council
20 September 2017SiG
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Five ways universities are organising themselves to increase societal impact
Capacity Building

Five ways universities are organising themselves to increase societal impact

Introduction - What are universities for? For many, universities and higher educational institutions continue to be viewed as elitist and isola…
12 September 2017Julie Munk, So Jung Rim & Louise Pulford
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