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Big data, challenge Prizes, and philanthropy
Technology & Digital

Big data, challenge Prizes, and philanthropy

Challenge prizes have been used to spur innovation for centuries, but have recently surged in use. This is due to a number of factors, including rec…
SIX
27 March 2018Jordan Junge & Kendra Schreiner
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The future of work in Africa, food poverty in the UK, embedding experimentation in government & more!
Reading Recommendations

The future of work in Africa, food poverty in the UK, embedding experimentation in government & more!

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
20 February 2018
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Thousands of young people are using Minecraft to redesign their cities
Content partnership

Thousands of young people are using Minecraft to redesign their cities

Minecraft, the computer game that has no end goal and consists of simply playing with building blocks, is a global addiction: more than 50 million p…
Content Partner
16 February 2018Apolitical
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Weekly Round-up- online misinformation, a healthcare revolution, the future of community & more! 
Reading Recommendations

Weekly Round-up- online misinformation, a healthcare revolution, the future of community & more! 

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
12 February 2018
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25 companies carrying out corporate social innovation
Corporate Social Innovation

25 companies carrying out corporate social innovation

Between the 2017 Paradise Papers scandal, the globally contested multi-billion merger between a large pharmaceutical and an agrochemical company, in…
1 February 2018Marc Violo
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How to lose trust and how to win it back
Global Council

How to lose trust and how to win it back

This piece builds on my contribution to OECD Forum 2017, Bridging Divides , and conversations on ways to ensure that more active online engagement a…
Global Council
14 December 2017Geoff Mulgan- Nesta
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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 isolated in…
12 September 2017Julie Munk, So Jung Rim & Louise Pulford
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#BeBoldForChange- SIX speaks with women who are pioneering their field: Clarissa Maracci
Citizen Participation

#BeBoldForChange- SIX speaks with women who are pioneering their field: Clarissa Maracci

As part of International Women's Day, SIX is highlighting a number of brilliant women who are leading in their field. We spoke with Clarissa Maracci…
SIX
8 March 2017
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Digital storytelling across South Africa and Europe
Technology & Digital

Digital storytelling across South Africa and Europe

It's a problem that we all know too well. We only know about social innovation projects that are great at telling their stories. Many innovations re…
25 January 2017Jordan Junge
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