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Source Acronym: Nesta

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23 February 2017

This paper shares lessons from Nesta’s research into some of the pioneering innovations in digital democracy which are taking place across Europe and beyond.

18 January 2016

This practice guide from the Alliance for Useful Evidence and Nesta's Innovation Skills Team, has been created to help you use research evidence to improve your work.

Research evidence can...

4 January 2016

This small-scale study, undertaken by NFER and NESTA, revealed both benefits and challenges of implementing a flipped learning approach to mathematics teaching.

2 June 2015

The research uses social media data from Twitter to develop a methodology for understanding the effects of events and conferences.

Working paper
13 May 2015

This paper examines a new way of detecting and measuring social action, especially that which takes place below the radar.

Briefing paper
7 December 2013

Systematic reviews provide a vital tool for policy makers and practitioners to find what works, how it works – and what might do harm. Whether it is policing, teaching, social care or any other...

18 November 2013

This publication shares 10 lessons on how to create innovative change in local government from the Creative Councils programme.

7 November 2013


Introduction: Funded by the Cabinet Office, the Innovation in Giving Fund supports innovations that aim to get many more people involved in giving time, money, skills and resources...

Discussion paperManifesto
30 April 2013

The UK's creative economy is one of its great national strengths, historically deeply rooted and accounting for around one-tenth of the whole economy. It provides jobs for 2.5 million people –...

11 April 2013

In March 2012, Nesta published ...