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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 ...

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