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Is it right to say people caught in a terror scare 'panic'?

Is it right to say people caught in a terror scare 'panic'? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

There is evidence to suggest people fleeing an alert are being reasonable - and saving lives.

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This article features ESRC-funded research carried out by John Drury and Stephen Reicher (grants ES/N01068X/1 and RES-000-23-0446)

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Apprenticeship targets 'poor value for money', says IFS

Apprenticeship targets 'poor value for money', says IFS | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The Institute for Fiscal Studies casts serious doubt on the rapid expansion of apprenticeships.

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The Institute for Fiscal Studies is ESRC-funded.

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Convict-spotting algorithm criticised 

Convict-spotting algorithm criticised  | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
An experiment to see whether computers can identify criminals based on their faces has been conducted in China.
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Article cites Professor Susan McVie, Director of the ESRC-funded Applied Quantitative Methods Network (AQMeN)

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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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10 High Street stores of 1976 that have disappeared 

10 High Street stores of 1976 that have disappeared  | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The futures of Austin Reed and British Home Stores are under threat. But what other well-known High Street stores have disappeared over the last 40 years?

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Article cites Professor Neil Wrigley of the ESRC-funded project The Future of UK High Streets

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Which countries are in the best position to take migrants?

Which countries are in the best position to take migrants? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

EU countries are promising to take more asylum seekers, but which are best placed to do so?

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Migration Observatory based at the University of Oxford

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What to expect from record year of privatisations

The current financial year looks like being the biggest year for privatisations on record. What can we expect?

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

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Poorest graduates 'will owe £53,000' after grants cut

Poorest graduates 'will owe £53,000' after grants cut | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Institute for Fiscal Studies analysis of changes to student finance forecasts higher debts for poorer student, but savings for the government.

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

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'Deep concern' about anti-poverty progress in Wales

'Deep concern' about anti-poverty progress in Wales | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A lack of progress in tackling poverty in Wales is of "deep concern," say assembly members, who accuse ministers of being ineffective.

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

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Osborne hails recovery 'milestone'

Osborne hails recovery 'milestone' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A return in average household incomes to pre-financial crisis levels is a "milestone" in the UK's economic recovery, the Chancellor has said.

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The article cites research by the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).

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