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The european union's seventh framework programme (fp7)

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The overall aims of the european union's €53 billion seventh framework programme (fp7) 2007-13, is "to strengthen industrial competitiveness and meet the research needs of other community policies, thereby contributing to the creation of a knowledge- ...

Award-winning study helps flashing lights go green

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Friday 12 march 2010 the winner of the 2010 economic and social research council (esrc) knowledge transfer partnership prize for the best application of social or management science has saved the bradford and airedale teaching primary care trust (p ...

Christopher pissarides wins economic nobel

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Thursday 14 october 2010 professor chris pissarides of the london school of economics (lse) has today been awarded the sveriges riksbank prize in economic sciences in memory of alfred nobel, jointly with professors peter diamond and dale mortensen. ...

Diversity or deprivation - what makes a 'bad' neighbourhood

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Wednesday 15 september 2010 what people think about their neighbourhood is much more strongly influenced by deprivation than by the degree of ethnic mixing in the area, according to new research funded by the economic and social research council (e ...

Don't privatise banks too soon!

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Thursday 28 january 2010 leading economist warns of danger of 'panic bank runs' initial findings carried out under the esrc's world economy and finance research programme which comes to a conclusion with a conference in london on 28 january 2010 ...

Essex academics share the secrets of being human

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Wednesday 10 march 2010 happiness, police interviews, 'competitive conversations' and workplace smells are just some of the subjects that academics from university of essex will be talking about in a week of presentations aimed at explaining to the ...

Festival goers just want to break free

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Monday 15 march 2010 why will a record number of more than 500 music festivals take place in the uk this year? Some of the reasons for the rapid growth in the uk music festival and free party scene were showcased at an exciting, interactive multime ...

Fear of crime in sheffield

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Tuesday 9 march 2010 what contributes to people's fear of crime in cities? How much do litter, graffiti, broken street lighting and dilapidated buildings play a role? Or do people's social and cultural knowledge play a stronger role in shaping peop ...

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