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The power of social movements for health – Social change is often driven by people coming together to fight for their rights, solve problems and shift how people think.  In health and care, social movements often speak for marginalised groups and help to drive changes in health services.

Nesta has collaborated with seven social movements to support their efforts to tackle different health issues affecting their communities.

Find out what the seven movements supported by Nesta are.

We could benefit from high risk, high pay-off innovation – The UK public are keen to see innovation tackle big challenges like climate change. Mission-led funding that supports inclusive innovation could deliver the breakthroughs we need. Harry Farmer, Madeleine Gabriel, Chris Gorst, Jen Rae, Oliver Usher

About CCCU Research Development

Research Development (RD) is part of the Department of Enterprise, Employability and Research Development. RD is responsible for ensuring that Research and Enterprise is of the highest quality and meets all required internal and external standards, including managing the institutional submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF). RD leads on development and implementation of the institutional research and enterprise integrity policies, processes and best practice. It also hosts the institutional Staff Researcher Development Programme and the Early Career Researcher Programme SPARC, and is responsible for the annual Research Internship programme. RD provides strategic and targeted support for academic staff to seek and secure funding for their research and innovation activities. This includes identification of core funding opportunities and support for proposal development, alongside strategic advice and support for faculties to develop their research portfolio and capacity.

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