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Our staff and members contribute to the growing discussion on modernising democracy. Discover some of our recent contributions here.

Creating the Magic - an online Citizens' Assembly

Pandora, network & delivery manager and group facilitator for the Adur & Worthing Climate Assembly reflects on the initial journey of a fully online Climate Assembly.

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Five ways of meaningfully involving citizens in climate action

This blog post outlines some of the key considerations for taking citizen participation to the next level in climate action.

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Fear no more: Talking AI

We were commissioned by The Data Lab and the Scottish Government to design and deliver a public engagement programme, the findings from which will inform the development of the AI Strategy for Scotland.

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PB in Fife, Scotland

We spoke to Coryn Barclay, Research Consultant and PB Path Finder at Fife Council, about the story of participatory budgeting in Fife, their challenges, and their hopes for the future.

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The Innovation in Democracy Programme and its lessons for deliberative democracy

Reflections on the lessons we learned by delivering the UK Government's Innovation in Democracy Programme in England.

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How Can Our COVID-19 Response Create a More Equitable and Collaborative Society?

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Digital Solutions Can Complement Real World Participation — but Mustn’t Exclude

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Learnings from a Pseudo World-Café Online

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