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Dr Patrycja Kaszynska

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Dr Patrycja Kaszynska is a Research Associate, having been a Senior Researcher and Project Manager from September 2011- August 2012. Her interests lie in the field of education and skills policy, culture and sport, as well as capabilities and behavioural change. She is specifically interested in the role of the arts and culture in promoting political engagement. Patrycja has a track record in academic and policy research. She was the Project Researcher for a multi-million pound research initiative funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) whose aim was to develop a framework to understand the value of the arts and culture, both to individuals and to society. In her previous roles, she conducted research in higher education policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science and the University of the Arts London, prior to which she worked for Demos, the Fabian Society and in the House of Commons. She completed her PhD (DPhil) investigating the political significance of the aesthetic domain at the University of Oxford. Besides the PhD she holds an MSt with Distinction from Oxford and a First Class Degree in Philosophy and Art History from University College London. Patrycja is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Food poverty: Time to lift the veil?

A century on from Charles Booth’s famous Poverty Map of London, accurate information on poverty has never been more important. So the findings of...

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ResPublica’s Response to the Industrial Strategy White Paper

Following the creation of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in July 2016 and firing the starting gun for a string of sector...

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ResPublica’s Response to the Autumn Budget 2017

The second Budget of 2017 delivered by Philip Hammond following the abolition of the Autumn Statement, was widely trailed as a tight political tightrope for...

Child Protection in the Digital Age

I was delighted when the Government introduced its Digital Economy Bill in the last session which gave effect to the 2015 General Election manifesto commitment...

A stake in it for everyone; why Conservatives should support regulation of Fixed Odds Betting Terminals

FOBTs or B2 machines are highly addictive, one way we know this, according to research conducted by the Campaign for Fairer Gambling, is that FOBT...

Championing renewed leadership in governance and business practice

It didn’t get to the point where we saw ‘Save Unilever’ held aloft on placards outside Downing Street, yet there was widespread unease about Kraft’s...

Industrial Strategy: A positive start but more must be done

The Government revealed their industrial strategy this week, with three main aims: Build on our strengths and extend excellence into the future; Close the gap...

Who can give the modern Cathy a home?

It’s 50 years since Ken Loach’s groundbreaking film, Cathy Come Home, documented the inhuman effects of homelessness. Without a home, as his heartbreaking film shows,...

We need a manufacturing resurgence more than ever. How can we bring it about?

There’s been a familiar narrative emerging since Thursday’s vote – this was the left behind white working class getting one over the London-centric political and...