Citizen Network Research

The Centre for Welfare Reform is now called Citizen Network Research.

The Centre for Welfare Reform was established in 2009 as an independent think tank, based in Sheffield, UK. In 2016 the Centre founded Citizen Network. In 2020 Citizen Network Osk was registered as a global non-profit cooperative registered in Helsinki Finland. At the beginning of 2022 the Centre changed its name to Citizen Network Research and integrated its work and website into the work of Citizen Network.

The Centre continues as an incorporated social enterprise and private limited company, registered in England. For enquiries about the Centre for Welfare Reform or Citizen Network Research please contact:

Citizen Network Research
Bierlow House
8 Oakdale Road
S7 1SL

+44 114 258 6965

Research Bulletin

We publish a regular newsletter sent by email that summarises key developments and recent publications for anyone interested in how to advance citizenship for all:

To subscribe to the Citizen Network Research Bulletin: please fill in the form here 

Read our most recent newsletter: November 2021

Click on the relevant date for 2021 archive copies:

2021: September | Creating Action Together! | June | #JointheConversation | May | April | March | FebruaryJanuary

How is Citizen Network Research funded?

Since 2009 annual funding has varied around an average of about £75,000. Our accounts are lodged with Companies House and you can check out our accounts there. This is a list of all our funders who have contributed £5,000 or more: