The Manchester Centre for Youth Studies (MCYS) is an interdisciplinary research centre.‌ Our vision is to become world leaders in enabling and creating youth-informed, youth-led research which will positively impact on young people’s lives and increase academic understanding. It is important that young people have the opportunity to participate in research that may affect them. MCYS embraces this participatory position as a research centre and strives to engage and collaborate with young people across the range of the centre’s activities.


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