The 'London effect' of increased pupil performance is caused by the capital's ethnic mix, argues Professor Simon Burgess.
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The Enterprise Research Centre works to discover what drives the growth of SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises). What makes them successful, who are today's entrepreneurs and what can government and providers of finance do to make more SMEs more successful?
The rise of digital Bournemouth, now confirmed in a new nation-wide report, was predicted in an ESRC-funded feasibility study.
Despite the focus on how social media can mobilise voters. research shows that more traditional face-to-face and phone techniques remain much more powerful in getting voters to the polls.
Increased public funding of research is followed by increased research engagement from the private sector, new report shows.
The world's first lab-grown burger was unveiled and eaten today - but are we ready for bio-engineered meat? Dr Neil Stephens from Cesagen has been researching the ethical and social aspects.
A Technology Strategy Board research initiative part-funded by the ESRC has developed a 3D-printed foot support, drastically cutting manufacturing cost and time - and delivering bespoke support to patients within 48 hours.
A new online Autism-Research-Policy-Practice Hub aims to connect researchers, practitioners, policymakers and carers by creating a network of expertise, an online infrastructure and a set of communication packages.
The new Instruments for Research into Second Language Learning (IRIS) database allows any language researcher to upload and download materials free of charge.
The Google Data Analytics Social Science Research initiative will explore how publicly accessible online data, analytical and presentational tools can answer pressing social science questions.