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Uk youth justice system treats ethnic groups differently

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Wednesday 1 september 2010 new research from the institute for criminal policy research at king's college, london, examines whether the police and the youth justice system treat young people from different ethnic groups in different ways. Funded by ...

The role of baby-sign in child development

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Tuesday 9 march 2010 the event 'communicating with your baby' has been organised by professor karen pine from the university of hertfordshire. Members of her team, neil howlett and dr liz kirk, will be sharing their findings on 'baby-sign'- a form ...

Universities help develop tomorrow's good citizens

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Monday 8 march 2010 more than 100 students from birmingham university will work as volunteers in local schools later this year as part of a new civic engagement initiative. But how important is it for uk universities to play a role in preparing und ...

Using communities to find the answers to energy demand problems

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Monday 11 october 2010 how individuals and communities use energy, their understanding of energy use and effective, community management of energy and energy regulation will form the basis of seven new energy and communities initiative projects. Th ...

Who do you think you are: family albums

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Wednesday 1 april 2010 big sister or little brother - everybody knows that sibling relationships change over time and are full of emotion. An exciting, new interactive exhibition is opening which explores the complex relationships of brothers and s ...

What do the social sciences do for me?

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Thursday 4 march 2010 your average conversation down the pub on a friday night could include topics such as 'the kids are driving me mad this week' or 'the litter in our street is out of control' and 'have you seen that change 4 life advert on tv? ...

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 ...

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