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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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The Week in Parliament, 17/03/2017

The Week in Parliament, 17/03/2017 | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

BBC Parliament's programme looking back at the week in Westminster.

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Professor John Curtice is a fellow at the ESRC-funded Centre for Constitutional Change and What Scotland Thinks

 

Watch from 06:18

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Budget 2015: Why are we having another Budget?

Budget 2015: Why are we having another Budget? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

George Osborne will deliver a Budget on Wednesday 8 July, less than four months after he delivered the last one.

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Article cites analysis and figures from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Does human space flight influence the uptake of STEM subjects?

Science Education researchers at University of York are to investigate if human spaceflight inspires school students to study science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects.

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The project cited in the article is jointly funded by the ESRC and the UK Space Agency.

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Online romance fraudsters - Crimewatch

Features include a special investigation into online romance fraudsters.
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Programme interviews Professor Monica Whitty from the University of Leicester regarding her research on the ESRC-funded project Online Dating Romance Scams

Clip starts at 14:35 and concludes at 31:50

Programme originally aired 21/01/2015

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Internet trolls face longer sentences

Internet trolls face longer sentences | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
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The article cites Dr Claire Hardaker, a project leader at the ESRC-funded Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS), at Lancaster University

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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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Back to the future squeeze

Back to the future squeeze | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

So it's back to austerity. The battling over future projections for an independent Scotland's budget can be binned. It's time to focus on the budgets which Holyrood will have, rather than the ones it might have had.

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The article cites a report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies, which receives ESRC funding.

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Soctland referendum: Chief counting officer on announcing result

Soctland referendum: Chief counting officer on announcing result | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The referendum is likely to attract the highest voter turnout in Scotland's history.

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Interview with ESRC Future of the UK and Scotland Fellow, Paul Cairney.

Interview first aired 17 September 2014

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What about Scotland's benefits system?

What about Scotland's benefits system? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

As the people of Scotland weigh up how to vote in the independence referendum, they are asking questions on a range of topics.

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The article cites the Institute for Fiscal Studies, which receives ESRC funding.

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The benefits of an 'active commute'

The benefits of an 'active commute' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

BBC Radio 4 - The World at One.

Clip from 30:30 - 35:35.

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Guests discuss research from the Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR), part of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC), for which ESRC provides administrative management.

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Report suggests changes in sexual attitudes

Report suggests changes in sexual attitudes | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The average number of people women sleep with during their lifetime has more than doubled to more than seven in the last 20 years.

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