While the ongoing Dementia Awareness Week is highlighting the challenges of the condition, new participants are signing up to a major ESRC-funded dementia research project.
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Opinion piece by Dame Sally Macintyre: how research is finding ways to solve the growing problem of antimicrobial resistance
Why does Britain have such low rates of breastfeeding compared with countries such as Norway and Sweden? Amanda Sacker, Professor of Lifecourse Studies, explores why an earlier increase in breastfeeding recently has stalled.
Cravings: Can Your Food Control You?, a new exhibition at the Science Museum supported by the ESRC, explores how the food we eat affects our body, brain and eating habits.
A new video from the ESRC Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) shows that mental health is crucial for wellbeing, and that modern therapies for mental health problems have no net cost to the public purse.
The ESRC-funded research project Social Protection and Disability: Policy Lessons from Vietnam is looking at how people with disabilities are supported through social protection programmes.
Legislation to promote flexible working arrangements may be benefitting family relationships. A survey shows that flexible working has improved work-life balance for many people.
Britons moving to the Mediterranean end up less happy than if they had stayed at home, according to research based on the European Social Survey.
By working with and learning from people in later life good design can contribute to the wellbeing of older people.
On 9 September 2012, six weeks of Olympic and Paralympic frenzy came to a close in London's Olympic park, marking the beginning of a legacy set to last decades. There is little in the way of precedent for such huge projects – so how can we better understand their successes, challenges, and impacts?