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Study finds health services must address multiple conditions in dementia care

Most people living with dementia also have at least one other health condition, and healt
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One in twelve children face 'lifetime of disadvantage'

One in twelve children face 'lifetime of disadvantage' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
One child in every twelve in the UK risks having "behavioural problems from a young age into their teenage years", putting them at risk of a lifetime of disadvantage and poor health, according to a major new study published today.
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ESRC funds the Millennium Cohort Study.

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Super-Empaths Are Real, Says Science - VICE

Super-Empaths Are Real, Says Science - VICE | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
New research has suggested that 1 to 2 percent of the population struggle to differentiate between their own bodily feelings and other people's.
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Free things to do in Manchester this weekend ft. Pandemic Outbreak! + more

This year’s ESRC Festival of Social Science wraps up at the weekend, but there’s still a couple of individual events to get your teeth stuck into. Of particular interest is this workshop at John Rylands Library on Friday afternoon, which aims to expound the methods of a disease pandemic control. Marking 100 years since the real-life influenza pandemic, which claimed more lives than World War One, this event takes you through current toolsets and methods for tracking and containing outbreaks, looking not just at the control of outbreak, but at dealing with related consequences of disease control.
Fri 9 Nov, The John Rylands Library, 150 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3EH, 2pm – 3pm, www.esrcmanchesterfest.ac.uk

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Regeneration may cause isolation for older people, study warns – NewStart

Regeneration in poor neighbourhoods can lead to older people feeling isolated, according to a new research. Social anthropologist Dr Camilla Lewis, from the University of Manchester, spent a year living in East Manchester, one of the most deprived areas in the UK, in order to understand how local regeneration is affecting the day-to-day lives of older residents. 

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Dragons' Den's Peter Jones: 'Teach school kids how to set up a business'

Dragons' Den's Peter Jones: 'Teach school kids how to set up a business' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Peter Jones from Dragons' Den says schools aren't doing enough to help young entrepreneurs.
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ESRC funds the Enterprise Research Centre.

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Toffees, bullets, sucks, spice, tuffeys and pops - new UK map reveals what we call sweets - Nottinghamshire Live

Toffees, bullets, sucks, spice, tuffeys and pops - new UK map reveals what we call sweets - Nottinghamshire Live | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The researchers are interested in the ways in which language changes spread through the population.

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ESRC is funding this project titled: Investigating the diffusion of morphosyntactic innovations using social media

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When it comes to fees, what do students think?

When it comes to fees, what do students think? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The debate over university funding rages on, but the solution lies in listening to those who are affected most. 
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How climate change forces farmers into slavery in Cambodia's brick kilns – in pictures | Global development | The Guardian

How climate change forces farmers into slavery in Cambodia's brick kilns – in pictures | Global development | The Guardian | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Global warming has forced many farmers to abandon their fields and work in the country’s burgeoning construction industry
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Cambodia construction boom built on 'blood bricks' and slavery - report | Reuters

Poverty fuelled partly by climate change has pushed tens of thousands of Cambodian families into bonded labour in the booming capital, according to a report by Britain’s government and the Economic and Social Research Council.

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ESRC launches photo competition for teenagers

ESRC launches photo competition for teenagers | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The Economic and Social Research Council is hosting its fifth annual Better Lives photo competition for young people.
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ESRC is running its photo competition for teenagers. 

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Lifelike digital mannequins and virtual autopsies on show at death and technology event · Manchester Metropolitan University

‘Encountering Corpses IV’ (November 10) is a free public showcase of cutting-edge research organised by Manchester Metropolitan University for the ESRC Festival of Social Science.

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ESRC is funding the Festival of Social Science. 

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How Bad Is It to Forget Someone's Name?

How Bad Is It to Forget Someone's Name? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Everyone’s social nightmare might have lasting effects on relationships.
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ESRC has funded Dr Devin Ray's research on memory.

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Review of services for victims of sexual assault and abuse in Wales

Review of services for victims of sexual assault and abuse in Wales | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Wales first minister, Carwyn Jones, has announced an expert-led review into refuge provision and sexual violence services in Wales. 

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Serial killers in the spotlight as Commonweal hosts social science festival

Serial killers in the spotlight as Commonweal hosts social science festival | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
COMMONWEAL students will learn how psychology can help explain serial killers today.
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Postgraduate studies in the UK should provide social scientists with the technical skills to work with big data, a leading academic has proposed. 

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Inequality in Scotland has got worse in the last 20 years, finds report

Inequality in Scotland has got worse in the last 20 years, finds report | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The inequality gap in Scotland has widened over the 20 years since devolution despite aspirations for the country to reduce the gap between rich and poor, it has been claimed.
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