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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 ...

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 ...

Renewable energy needs more community power

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Friday 10 september 2010 the renewable energy sector needs to use a wider range of business models in order to ensure a fairer distribution of power plants across the uk, according to research funded by the economic and social research council (esr ...

Research reveals likely housing winners and losers

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Tuesday 12 october 2010 there is a great deal of uncertainty and speculation about the direction of the housing market in the uk and the usa - both for home-owners and renters. Social scientists funded by the economic and social research council (e ...

Textile scrapbox

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Wednesday 10 march 2010 ever wanted to know how designers come up with ideas for the clothes we wear, the bags we carry, the patterns in our homes, and the designs of the future? Then head to the victoria & albert museum (v&a) on 16 marchTextiles s ...

Uk inmates comfortable with diversity?

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Wednesday 13 january 2010 following recent media reports of racial strife and gangs in high security prisons in the uk, a new study funded by the economic and social research council (esrc) paints a more encouraging - if sometimes contradictory - p ...

£7. 75m for a sustainable transport future

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Thursday 5 march 2009 a centre to revolutionise the future of uk transport industry was announced today by transport minister andrew adonis. The £7. 75m programme, will be based at imperial college london as well as university college london and th ...

An age-old story

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Tuesday 10 march 2009 growing older is a fact of life, but people's hopes, fears, pre-conceptions and experiences surrounding the ageing process are richly diverse. As part of the festival of social science organised by the economic and social rese ...

Anxiety's hidden cost

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Tuesday 23 june 2009 the effect of anxiety on academic performance is not always obvious but new research funded by the economic and social research council suggests that there may be hidden costs. The research found that anxious individuals find i ...

Classroom behaviour: why it's hard to be good

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Sunday 20 september 2009 being seen as either well behaved or naughty at school is never entirely in the hands of the individual child, this study funded by the economic and social research council shows. The research demonstrates that being good i ...

Coordination needed to support green fingered youths

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Thursday 13 august 2009 young people working on conservation projects are often coerced into "grunt" activities like digging holes or picking up litter and gain little from environmental volunteering, according to research at the university of exet ...

Don't follow us, we're lost too

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Wednesday 11 march 2009 lessons for developing countries from the first world's banking crisis  one positive development of the current global financial crisis could be the recent election of barack obama as president of the united states of amer ...

Economic crisis heightens financial fallout for bereaved

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Sunday 21 june 2009 a drop in the value of some older people's savings and investments during the current economic crisis will worsen the financial difficulties already felt by many when their partner dies. New research funded by the economic and s ...

Global poverty is still a priority

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Wednesday 18 march 2009 of the six billion people sharing our planet, almost half live under the poverty line of $us2 per day. Though growth predictions vary it is likely that, by 2020, the population will increase by approximately another 1. 2 bil ...

Global uncertainties fellowships announced

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Thursday 14 may 2009 how individuals, communities and nation states form their ideas and beliefs about security and insecurity will form the basis for 14 new fellowships under the research council's global uncertainties programme. The £5. 5 million ...

Government overseas aid is no bar to individual giving

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Sunday 13 december 2009 greater government aid to overseas development charities does not discourage individual giving, according to new research funded by the economic and social research council (esrc). Fears that increasing government grants wou ...

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