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Research network to boost development in Africa planned

Research network to boost development in Africa planned | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
A new research and capacity building hub that targets pro-poor initiatives is to be formed in Africa this year.
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The article cites a new research and capacity building hub which is being established by the ESRC-funded Centre for Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability (STEPS).

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Grow The Idea's curator insight, January 21, 7:46 PM

Do development initiatives truly improve the living conditions of the global poor? Is not a more local perspective necessary, even logical, for overcoming the challenges we face?

 

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Five minutes with...professor Alp Özerdem

Five minutes with...professor Alp Özerdem | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it


Professor Alp Özerdem talks about the impact his research has on people’s everyday lives
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Professor Alp Özerdem, of Coventry University, is grant holder for two ESRC-funded projects.

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Research Councils adopt new reporting platform

Research Councils adopt new reporting platform | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The seven UK Research Councils have announced they are to begin using a uniform digital platform for collecting outputs from research they support.

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Article regarding the new digital platform, ResearchFish, which all seven research councils will be using to collect research outputs.

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Does university management matter?

Does university management matter? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Carol Propper lifts the lid on research that asks whether good university management leads to better teaching and research
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This week's Gearty Grilling: Richard Layard on happiness

Richard Layard, Emeritus Professor of Economics and Director of the Wellbeing Programme at LSE's Centre for Economic Performance, discusses what really makes us happy.                   

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The video features Professor Lord Richard Layard, Director of the Wellbeing Programme at the Centre for Economic Performance, which was established by the ESRC in 1990.

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Cutting Edge Research in the Classroom

Cutting Edge Research in the Classroom | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Using authentic contexts in the classroom demonstrates to students the real-world applications of the theories they learn, exposing them to new ideas and inspiring them to consider post-16 studies in relevant subjects or to pursue a career in research.

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The article cites the ESRC's Where Would Social Science Be Without Maths? poster, which shows some of the landmarks in statistics in social science.

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University Joins New Research Projects Announced to Help Save UK Forests, Woods and Trees

University Joins New Research Projects Announced to Help Save UK Forests, Woods and Trees | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The University of Worcester, along with partner institutions, has been successful in winning a £7 million national research project to help save the UK’s forests, woods and trees.

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The ESRC is one of the co-funders of this project.

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Sharilee Swaity's curator insight, November 7, 2014 1:49 PM

Bravo! Major funding in the UK to save the forests and trees of the nation. It is interesting how they put an actual dollar figure on the societal value of "woods" to the country.