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Educated unemployed: changing the Global South

The majority of young people live in the underdeveloped countries of the Global South, where increased access to schooling has led to the phenomenon of the 'educated unemployed' - frustrated by the lack of social and economic opportunities.

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Connecting with voters through social media

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.

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Europe - a lion or an elephant?

A mass survey of 30,000 EU citizens has found that European identity is strong – and getting stronger, particularly amongst younger people.

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A design for later life

By working with and learning from people in later life good design can contribute to the wellbeing of older people.

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Waterworld

Recent record rainfall and flooding across the UK have raised questions about how we manage our environment, deal with flooding and build a resilient infrastructure. ESRC-funded academics have been looking into how we respond to extreme weather, from flooding to drought, and how we use natural resources like water.

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Olympic impact

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?

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