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Rising inequality in the uk undermines mobility and social cohesion

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Monday 5 july 2010 new research, presented at a major international conference in london, demonstrates how inequality in education, skills and incomes reduces opportunity and undermines social cohesion. In education, for example, the social and abi ...

Saving peak district moorlands

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Friday 5 march 2010 seventy-five per cent of the world's heather moorlands are in the uk. However, pollution, overgrazing and wild fires have damaged large areas. Several organisations in the peak district national park are trying to restore and co ...

Seminar to showcase university's job crafting tool

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Tuesday 9 march 2010 issues such as employee engagement and wellbeing will be the topic of a debate over tea and toast at the business breakfast seminar, staged by consultiwp. This event as part of the economic and social research council's (esrc) ...

Sheffield's young people have their say

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Monday 15 march 2010 a film created by secondary school children from sheffield is giving them a chance to have their views heard on a topic close to their hearts: the design of their school. The film also offers practical recommendations on how to ...

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 ...

The blank page: how do we get inspired?

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Monday 8 march 2010 from the ordinary thank-you letter to the great works of fiction, inspiration is something that we all have to find. But why is it so elusive? Is there a science to capturing it? Or do we still simply follow the classical art of ...

The crucial role of social science

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Tuesday 9 march 2010 social science underpins many of britain's most successful public policies from poverty alleviation, macroeconomics to crime prevention. Conversely, a lack of social science and the evidence it provides often leads to failed po ...

The future of football: a public debate

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Wednesday 17 march 2010 with sheffield's successful bid to be considered as one of the host cities for the 2018 world cup, sheffield university and sheffield united football club are inviting the public to join the giants of the football world and ...

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 ...

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