Here you can access research projects that have been initiated by the Belong Network. The findings from this research will be used to inform, educate, and influence key policy agendas in cohesion and integration.
Beyond Us and Them: societal cohesion in the context of Covid-19
Belong is pleased to be working in partnership with the University of Kent’s Centre for the Study of Group Processes on this research project funded by the Nuffield Foundation.
Business and cohesion
Belong has been undertaking research with the Intercultural Cities network (ICC) to explore how businesses can play a greater role in supporting cohesive communities and helping to build places with a strong sense of togetherness and belonging.
‘Radical Kindness’ is a project funded by Spirit of 2012 celebrating acts of radical kindness and drawing on findings from ‘Beyond Us and Them’, our nationwide research project funded by the Nuffield Foundation and in collaboration with the University of Kent exploring the impact of Covid-19 on social cohesion.
The Power of Connection through Volunteering
The Power of Connection through Volunteering is a partnership project exploring how volunteering can best strengthen social cohesion at a local level.