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Young people try out an emergency exercise

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Thursday 18 march 2010 swine flu, terrorist attacks and extreme weather have all been the subject of government preparedness exercises, but few people know what is involved in planning for emergencies. This will be the starting point of a simulatio ...

Young people paint a picture of health

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Monday 15 march 2010 youth homelessness and eating disorders are two areas of health highlighted by young people in cardiff in a project that uses digital technology to create short films which detail public health issues. The films, shot and edite ...

£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 ...

Biodiversity passes the taste test and is healthier too

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Wednesday 14 january 2009 cattle and sheep grazed on natural grasslands help maintain biodiversity and produce tastier, healthier meat, according to a study funded by the economic and social research council (esrc). The research, part of the rural ...

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 ...

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