Since 2017, the Institute for Community Research and Development has been working to improve the lives and life chances of people in the region through research driven policy development, promoting social mobility and by delivering effective community-based transformational projects. ICRD uses interdisciplinary expertise to affect positive change by working collaboratively with local communities and partnership networks.
- Problem solving together and bridging the gap between knowledge and action
- Using research findings to shape local and national policy
- Supporting researchers, practitioners and student development
Below, please follow the links to find out more about us and the research we undertake.