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The scenic route to your happy place

The scenic route to your happy place | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Life in cities can be hectic and stressful - but some technology designers are going out of their way to make them more fun.

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The article features Dr Andrew Hudson-Smith, who is co-investigator on the ESRC-funded TALISMAN project.

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Great Gift for Grandma? Retirees Love Tablets

Great Gift for Grandma? Retirees Love Tablets | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Figures just out suggest that tablets are becoming increasingly popular among the over-55s. 

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The article's author, David Frohlich, receives funding from the UK Research Councils and other funding bodies. The work cited in this article was funded by the New Dynamics of Ageing programme which is funded by the ESRC.

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Britons having sex less often

Britons having sex less often | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles finds frequency of sex has fallen by 20 per cent since last survey in 2000

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Modern life 'turning people off sex'

Modern life 'turning people off sex' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Money worries and the distractions of social media mean people are having sex less frequently, researchers say.

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Four policy steps to drive technological change

Four policy steps to drive technological change | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
R&D is only one of several interventions to build Africa’s tech capacity and innovation systems, says David Ockwell.
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David Ockwell is deputy director of research at the ESRC STEPS Centre and senior lecturer in geography at the University of Sussex.

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From Concorde to the iPhone, state intervention drives technological innovation

From Concorde to the iPhone, state intervention drives technological innovation | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

History tells us that state involvement is the best route to prosperity. Our politicians need to think big and accept the risk of failure.

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The article quotes Sussex University professor Mariana Mazzucato who was interviewed for the ESRC publication 'Reigniting Growth'

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Britons having less sex in 21st Century

Britons having less sex in 21st Century | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
A growing number of people are taking their laptops and iPads to bed instead of their partner, researchers believe
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