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The Social Innovation Think Tank: Indigenous Social Innovation

The Social Innovation Think Tank: Indigenous Social Innovation

The Social Innovation Think Tank The Social Innovation Think Tank series explores the power of social innovation in the modern world; sharing its necessity and capacity to challenge the status quo. The monthly series is hosted by Dr Neil Stott and Professor Paul Tracey, co-directors of the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. They interview academics… Read more

Passive or Active? Generation Z and the social marketing of Black Lives Matter

Passive or Active? Generation Z and the social marketing of Black Lives Matter

Written by Ineka Hogge, student of MSc in Management (Supply Chains Logistics), Durham University and volunteer for the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation Generation Z and Scaling Social Movements At the age of twenty-two, I belong to Generation Z, defined as individuals born from 1995-2020: we are inherently digitalised in our nature as the ‘digital… Read more

The Hidden Cost of Using Amazon Mechanical Turk for Research: Not a Silver Bullet

The Hidden Cost of Using Amazon Mechanical Turk for Research: Not a Silver Bullet

Written by Antonios Saravanos, Clinical Associate Professor of Information Systems Management, School of Professional Studies, New York University. Antonios is also an Associate Research Fellow for the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation and a graduate of the MSt in Social innovation. The online labour force: worth every penny? Online services to facilitate participant recruitment for… Read more

The Social Innovation Think Tank: Incubation in Isolation

The Social Innovation Think Tank: Incubation in Isolation

The Social Innovation Think Tank The Social Innovation Think Tank series explores the power of social innovation in the modern world; sharing its necessity and capacity to challenge the status quo. The monthly series is hosted by Dr Neil Stott and Professor Paul Tracey, co-directors of the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. They interview academics… Read more

Māori & Social Innovation

Māori & Social Innovation

Written by Dr Ella Henry, Associate Professor and Director of Māori Advancement, Auckland University of Technology School of Business, Economics and Law; and Associate Research Fellow, Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. (Pictured above – the marae at the Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand) Kia ora, greetings, I am a Māori/Indigenous woman from New Zealand,… Read more

A moment in time

A moment in time

Written by Richard Akerele, MSt in Social Innovation and Graduate Associate Research Fellow for the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. Sometimes the significance of a particular moment only becomes clear once you look back and reflect. With the benefit of hindsight, I can see how this moment was pivotal. While waiting for a friend in… Read more

The Social Innovation Think Tank: what does social-symbolic work mean for social innovators?

The Social Innovation Think Tank: what does social-symbolic work mean for social innovators?

The Social Innovation Think Tank The Social Innovation Think Tank series explores the power of social innovation in the modern world, sharing its necessity and capacity to challenge the status quo. The monthly series is hosted by Dr Neil Stott and Professor Paul Tracey, co-directors of the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. They interview academics… Read more

Social Enterprise for Social Change: the rise of Newfoundland & Labrador

Social Enterprise for Social Change: the rise of Newfoundland & Labrador

The rural and remote communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, are the source of many fascinating historical and contemporary examples of organising for social change and provide the backdrop and the inspiration for the work of the Centre for Social Enterprise (CSE). Read more

My Social Innovation Story: from fencing to social innovation

My Social Innovation Story: from fencing to social innovation

Written by Rania Rahardja, a student on our MSt in Social Innovation programme, who matriculated with Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge. Over the next two years, we’ll follow the journey of some of our Cohort Five students, who started the MSt in Social Innovation programme in September 2020. We’ll learn why they applied to… Read more

The Social Innovation Think Tank: why social innovation?

The Social Innovation Think Tank: why social innovation?

The Social Innovation Think Tank The Social Innovation Think Tank series explores the power of social innovation in the modern world; sharing its necessity and capacity to challenge the status quo. The monthly series is hosted by Dr Neil Stott and Professor Paul Tracey, co-directors of the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. They interview academics… Read more