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Study reveals Scotland’s sectarian equality gap

Study reveals Scotland’s sectarian equality gap | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Catholics in Scotland suffer from a higher risk of death and are at a greater economic disadvantage relative to Protestants than their counterparts in Northern Ireland, a new study has revealed.

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The research was carried out by ESRC-funded NILS-RSU and SLS-DSU (facilitated by CALLS-HUB)

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Old boys network helps men from private school...but not women

Old boys network helps men from private school...but not women | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Sending girls to private school will not help them earn more but the old boys network is still placing men in top jobs with high salaries, a new study suggests.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded 1970 British Cohort Study based at the Centre for Longitudinal Studies

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UK Data Service's curator insight, November 18, 2016 7:44 AM
This article covers research which uses data held by the UK Data Service.

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Women with degrees earn three times as much as female non-graduates

Women with degrees earn three times as much as female non-graduates | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

There's a '£13,200' graduate premium for women according to a study published today - and £14,500 for men

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Is finding equality just as difficult for boys in the current climate?

We have to think carefully about the messages we are sending to young men. If we show them that we only think negatively about them, we risk alienating them at just the time when they face the pressures of growing up.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Five unspoken truths getting in the way of gender equality - mUmBRELLA

Five unspoken truths getting in the way of gender equality - mUmBRELLA | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
In light of today's Communications Council findings less than a third of creatives are female Nitsa Lotus examines why more women are not working in these
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Article discusses findings from the European Social Survey, which received funding from the ESRC.

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Local Authorities compliance with equality duties declines

Local Authorities compliance with equality duties declines | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
A study carried out by researchers at University of Brighton challenges the assumption that good progress is being made on equalities.
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Article cites Liveable Lives which is an ESRC-funded project 

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Brexit risk to equal pay laws, Women and Equalities Committee told - BBC News

Brexit risk to equal pay laws, Women and Equalities Committee told - BBC News | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Equal pay laws in the UK could be put at risk by the country's exit from the EU, MPs on the Women and Equalities Commons committee hear.

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Article cites ESRC senior research fellow, Professor Catherine Barnard, University of Cambridge

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Women with degrees earn three times as much as those without

Women with degrees earn three times as much as those without | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Research from the IFS, Cambridge and Harvard also suggests graduates’ gender pay gap is less than official figures say

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Cuts have hit disabled people harder, says equality watchdog report

Disabled people have been hit disproportionately hard by the government's welfare reforms, a new report published by the equality watchdog has confirmed.
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Article mentions a report from the ESRC-funded National Institute of Economic and Social Research.

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