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University innocence projects: where are they now?

University innocence projects: where are they now? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Only one conviction has ever been overturned on the strength of a university innocence project’s work in the UK – what’s going on? And what’s next for these projects?

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Article cites findings from ESRC-funded student, Holly Greenwood

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The war against humanities at Britain's universities

The war against humanities at Britain's universities | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Our universities are squeezing every ounce of efficiency out of lecturers and focusing on the ‘profitable’ areas of science, tech and maths. Could the humanities be wiped out?
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You'll Earn More If You Went To A Private School Than A State One - Even If You're Both In The Same Job

You'll Earn More If You Went To A Private School Than A State One - Even If You're Both In The Same Job | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Going to private school makes you likely to earn more money than your state-schooled university peers, even in the same job with the same degree, a study has found.

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Article mentions the findings of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, which receives ESRC funding.

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Privately educated graduates earn more – even with the same qualifications and job

Privately educated graduates earn more – even with the same qualifications and job | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Research published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has found that graduates who attended independent schools earn almost seven per cent more on average than peers with similar qualifications but who were educated in the state sector.

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Private school university graduates earns thousands more than those state-educated

Private school university graduates earns thousands more than those state-educated | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

University graduates who attended private school earn thousands of pounds more on average than those who were state-educated, according to research.

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Article mentions the findings of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, which receives ESRC funding.

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HR Magazine - 'Private school premium' for graduates worth up to £4,500

HR Magazine - 'Private school premium' for graduates worth up to £4,500 | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Graduates who attended fee-paying schools earn up to £4,500 per year more than those who went to state schools, according to research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

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Private school graduates 'earn more than state-educated peers'

Private school graduates 'earn more than state-educated peers' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Private school graduates earn an average £1,500 more per year than their state-educated peers with the same degrees and occupations, according to a new study.

The research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies studied the earnings of people who graduated in 2007 both six months and three and a half years after they completed their degree, comparing the wages of those who did their A-levels at a state school with those who attended a private school.

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Article mentions the findings of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, which receives ESRC funding.

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NE Universities receive business research funding

The Universities of Newcastle and Durham have received funding worth £1.3m, which will support bespoke research and advice for local businesses.
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The Impact Acceleration Accounts are awarded by the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC), and are given to "top UK research-intensive universities"

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Scottish independence could threaten free tuition for its students

Scottish independence could threaten free tuition for its students | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
If Scotland were an independent member of the EU, it would be forced to re-think its fee arrangements
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The article cites a report from the ESRC's Future of the UK and Scotland programme of research.

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Should universities take school performance into account?

Should universities take school performance into account? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

With exam results out soon and discussions about the future of GCSEs and A-levels continuing, new research investigates the role played by secondary schools in explaining whether students go to university and how well they do once there.

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UK university funding: don’t copy the Australians

UK university funding: don’t copy the Australians | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
As costs soar for students Down Under, England should be even more wary of following the country’s lead, says Rachel Wenstone
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Ethnic minorities 'more likely to go to university' than white working-class British children

Ethnic minorities 'more likely to go to university' than white working-class British children | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Lack of aspirations and expectations are partly to blame for white British underperforming, experts said

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British men earn 20 per cent more if a parent went to university

British men earn 20 per cent more if a parent went to university | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The children of graduates earn far more than those whose parents had a high-school education even when they achieve the same qualifications, a study has found
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How private schooling is deciding the millionaires of tomorrow

How private schooling is deciding the millionaires of tomorrow | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Study by Institute for Fiscal Studies calculates that graduates who attended an independent school earn 7pc more than their colleagues even if they went to the same university and do the same job
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Privately educated gain £1,500 salary premium

Privately educated gain £1,500 salary premium | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Schooldays have an influence on graduate pay, according to report from Institute for Fiscal Studies
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Private school pupils earn more with the same qualifications, says study

Private school pupils earn more with the same qualifications, says study | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Breaking education news about schools and further education. Find leading opinion, podcasts, comment and analysis on education from TES News
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Private School Is Determining Tomorrow's Millionaires

Private School Is Determining Tomorrow's Millionaires | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Even if attending the same University and having the same career, a private school pupil earns 7% more than a public school one.
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Private school graduates earn more

Private school graduates earn more | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
University graduates who attended private school earn thousands of pounds more on average than those who were state-educated, according to research.
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Article mentions the findings of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, which receives ESRC funding.

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Reinforcements arrive in Calais to deal with migrants making for Britain

Reinforcements arrive in Calais to deal with migrants making for Britain | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

French police reinforcements have arrived in the northern French city of Calais after its mayor threatened to block the port, unless Britain does more to stem the flow of illegal migrants.

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The article quotes Dr Franck Düvell, of the ESRC-funded Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford.


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The British public embraces foreign students; politicians should do so too

The British public embraces foreign students; politicians should do so too | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The public’s views on immigration are more nuanced than is often assumed.
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The article cites Robert McNeil and Dr Carlos Vargas Silva, from the ESRC-funded Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford.

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Universities urged to lower entry grades for comprehensive school pupils

Universities urged to lower entry grades for comprehensive school pupils | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Study finds pupils from non-selective state schools have greater potential and success than grammar and private school peers
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The article discusses a study from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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