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Road traffic noise associated with deaths and increased strokes

Living in an area with noisy road traffic may reduce life expectancy, according to new research.

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The article cites research that was co-funded by the ESRC through the Environmental Exposures & Health Initiative.

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Nottingham breaks research funding record

Nottingham breaks research funding record | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The University of Nottingham has secured a record-breaking £181m worth of new grants to fund its pioneering research in the past year.
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The article cites funding which has been award to University of Nottingham by the ESRC.

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Antibiotic research funding is 'inadequate', scientists say

Antibiotic research funding is 'inadequate', scientists say | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Despite the dire warnings about the impact of antibiotic resistance, research in the field receives just 1 per cent of public funding
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The article discusses an MRC led cross-council initiative. The initiative is the first time all seven research councils (AHRC, BBSRC, ESRC, EPSRC, MRC, NERC, STFC) will collaborate to tackle antimicrobial resistance. 

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Turkey Trouble: Home cooks risk food poisoning from washing their Christmas bird

Turkey Trouble: Home cooks risk food poisoning from washing their Christmas bird | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Half of Christmas Day cooks are still washing their festive turkeys under the tap despite the risk of food poisoning - with men most likely to contravene food standards advice.

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The research cited in the article was conducted as part of the Enigma project funded by the ESRC, Medical Research Council, Natural Environment Research Council, Biotechnology and Biosciences Research Council and Food Standards Agency.

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Western Indian Ocean communities play vital role in conservation

An international team of researchers led by the University of York has carried out the first assessment of community-led marine conservation in the Western Indian Ocean.

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The article discusses a study that was jointly supported by the ESRC and NERC.

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Antibiotics funding 'inadequate'

Antibiotics funding 'inadequate' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it


Science minister Greg Clark announces all seven UK research councils to form a 'war cabinet' to tackle antimicrobial resistance.

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The article discusses an MRC led cross-council initiative. This initiative is the first time all seven research councils (AHRC, BBSRC, ESRC, EPSRC, MRC, NERC, STFC) will collaborate to tackle antimicrobial resistance. 

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