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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 ...

Livening up the environmental debate

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Thursday 12 march 2009 a day of documentary film screenings and interactive workshops as part of the festival of social science (6-15 march) organised by the economic and social research council (esrc) to highlight how social science impacts on our ...

Macro-economic opportunities announced

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Friday 2 january 2009 in response to the recent international benchmarking review of uk economics, the economic and social research council (esrc) is announcing a major new initiative in applied macroeconomics. The review highlighted the great stre ...

Multilingualism brings communities closer together

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Tuesday 10 february 2009 learning their community language outside the home enhances minority ethnic children's development, according to research led from the university of birmingham. The research, which was funded by the economic and social rese ...

Mum's the word: the secret to building children's social skills

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Wednesday 13 may 2009 the way that mothers talk to their children when they are young has a lasting effect on children's social skills, according to a research study funded by the economic and social research council. The researchers found that chi ...

New council member appointed

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Monday 16 november 2009 lord drayson, minister for science and innovation, has appointed mr paul grice as the newest member to the economic and social research council (esrc). Mr paul grice is the clerk and chief executive of the scottish parliamen ...

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