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Panorama: Britain's Missing Young People

Panorama: Britain's Missing Young People | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Hundreds of young people go missing in Britain every day. The police admit that vulnerable youngsters are being left at risk but say they are simply overwhelmed by the number of missing people. Reporter Darragh MacIntyre meets the families searching for clues and the parents who have been waiting years for news about their children.

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ESRC-funded researcher Hester Parr features from 8m45s.

 

Hester Parr was the 2015 Impact Prize winner for Outstanding Impact in Society for her work which improved the way UK police officers relate to missing persons and transformed policing guidance on the handling of missing persons and their families.

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Internet trolls face up to two years in jail under new laws

Internet trolls face up to two years in jail under new laws | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Internet trolls could face up to two years in jail under new laws, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has said.

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The BBC News programme features an interview with Dr Claire Hardaker, a project leader at the ESRC-funded Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS), at Lancaster University. Feature at 7 minutes 57 seconds - 10 minutes 11 seconds.

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