People and Society

We are committed to society and that is why we like to innovate with you. The People and Society Research and Development Centre fully commits to participatory research on social challenges and innovation of the social profit sector.

Research in the spotlight

On the edge

Youths in vulnerable situations are facing support needs in various areas of life. In cooperation with the City of Ghent, we are investigating how practical workers from youth welfare, youth assistance, and education can provide these young people with more tailor-made support.

Waddist: the app for and by youths

It is about time we allowed young people to have their say. Waddist allows us to find out what young people think, feel and experience.

Apps on well-being and mental health

On this website citizens and professionals can find useful apps regarding well-being and mental health.