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Transitions in kitchen living

Professor Sheila Peace | No Lead Discipline | 01 September 2009

The kitchen is often a focal point within the domestic home; comprising social, psychological and physical elements. 'transitions in kitchen living' aims to examine the role, function and design of the kitchen as it affects the lives of older people ...

Pregnancy and substance misuse: an ethnographic study of maternity services

Dr Polly Radcliffe | Social Policy | 01 June 2008

This study will set out to investigate substance misusing women's experience of antenatal services. It will explore how they are assesed, monitored and treated, and how they manage and react to these processes. We are particularly interested in how s ...

Intoxication in historical and cultural perspective

Professor Philip Withington | Economic & Social History | 01 September 2007

This research fellowship divides into three strands. Firstly, a book called england 1500–1700: an early modern society? This examines the analytical category of ‘early modernity’ and its use by both historians and historically-minded social scientist ...

Time-use studies: daily life and social change

Professor Jonathan Gershuny | Sociology | 01 October 2006

The aims of this research are: to place time-use research more centrally within the sociological, and economic literatures to build up a well documented and readily useable resource of historical and cross-national comparative time-use survey data t ...

Have the norms for volume and heaviness for year 7 changed since the mid-70s?

Professor Michael Shayer | Education | 01 September 2005

The project offers evidence about the relative success of boys and girls in primary schools and the possible benefits of the national numeracy and literacy projects on children’s achievement. In 1976/77 the csms programme1 established national norms ...

Regulating the spaces of sex work: assessing the impact of prostitution law

Professor Philip Hubbard | Human Geography | 01 June 2005

This inter-disciplinary project will explore how the spatial distribution of sex work in four cities (london, edinburgh, amsterdam and stockholm) has been shaped by particular socio-legal modes of regulation. This exploration is particularly timely g ...

Meta-analysis of research on the link between materialism and well-being

Dr Helga Dittmar | Psychology | 01 October 2010

This project provides a meta-analytic review of research on the link between materialism and well-being. There are strong cultural beliefs that the pursuit of materialistic values - money, fame, material goods - leads to a happy, satisfied life. Yet, ...

Producing a video to disseminate research on seafarers' fatigue

Mr Paul Allen | Psychology | 08 July 2010

Around 90 per cent of all goods are transported by ship yet the maritime industry remains largely hidden from public consciousness. Seafarers' fatigue is a significant problem currently facing the maritime industry and this project aims to disse ...

Ethical aspects of the impact of eating disorders on female elite gymnasts

Professor Mike Mcnamee | No Lead Discipline | 01 June 2010

When london hosts the olympics in 2012, there will be intense public interest in british athletes taking part, and equally intense pressure on them and their support team to win medals. Among the risks that elite sports participation brings is a susc ...

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