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​Bristol ranked the worst city in the UK for racial equality

​Bristol ranked the worst city in the UK for racial equality | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Bristol is the worst city for racial equality in the UK, a new report has found.

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The Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity, which wrote the report, is funded by the ESRC

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Researcher awarded prestigious prize for impact on policy

Researcher awarded prestigious prize for impact on policy | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A University of Bristol student has won a prestigious award for her research into tobacco packaging.


Olivia Maynard’s research focuses on the packaging of tobacco products, particularly how plain, standardised packaging impacts on people’s attention to tobacco health warnings.

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The award is for Outstanding Early Career Impact, part of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Celebrating Impact Prize.

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School places allocation: Lottery is 'fairer' way of deciding who gets top school places, report says

School places allocation: Lottery is 'fairer' way of deciding who gets top school places, report says | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
A lottery for school admissions could remove the barriers that stop disadvantaged pupils from getting into the country's top-performing schools, according to a new academic study.
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The article cites research by Bristol University's Centre for Marketing and Public Organisation (CMPO), which is funded by the ESRC.

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