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
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.
The NCRI Supportive and Palliative Care research initiative has had an impact across several areas – including new clinical guidelines into practice, new assessment tools for practice and research, more patient involvement and increased research interest.
People with dementia can still make decisions in their everyday lives, and with support from partners can continue to do so as their condition advances, research from the ESRC suggests.
Despite more women than men studying at UK medical schools, women are far less likely than male colleagues to pursue a career in surgery. ESRC-funded researchers have partnered with RCS and surgical society Scalpel to encourage women to become surgeons.
Building on waves 1 and 2 of the main Understanding Society survey, the first release of health assessment data is now available.
A House of Lords inquiry examining the pressures facing the health service drew heavily on research evidence from the ESRC-supported Institute for Fiscal Studies.
The dispensing of mood-altering drugs to older people in Northern Ireland increase after they move into care homes, according to research at the Centre of Excellence for Public Health Northern Ireland, co-funded by the ESRC.