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Trusting Inmates

Trusting Inmates | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Should we place more trust in prisoners to help them change their lives?

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ESRC-funded Professor Yvonne Jewkes talks about her new report 'Rehabilitation by Design'

 

Listen from 25:01

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BBC Radio 4 Today programme - new grammar school

Morning news. Includes Sports Desk, Yesterday in Parliament, Weather, Thought for the Day.

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Radio programme interviews ESRC Future Research Leader Dr Rebecca Allen from the Institute for Education

Interview starts at 1:20 and concludes at 1:25

Programme originally aired 15/10/2015

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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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Woman's Hour - BBC Radio 4

Woman's Hour - BBC Radio 4 | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Domestic violence perpetrator programmes stops abuse says new research.

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Liz Kelly from London Metropolitan University spoke on BBC Radio 4's Woman’s Hour discussing ESRC-funded research on rehabilitation for domestic violence perpetrators.


Section features begins at 10'22 to 20'02.

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BBC - Blogs - The Radio 4 Blog - My Nights In With the Prof

BBC - Blogs - The Radio 4 Blog - My Nights In With the Prof | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

In a new Radio 4 drama, Andrew Scott plays an earnest statistician who falls in love with an impulsive photographer.


Here, the writer of the story, Charlotte Bogard Macleod, reveals how the inspiration for Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight began.

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The blog refers to data from the NATSAL survey as a 'a proper scientific source [...] of what people get up to and their attitudes' with regards to sex.

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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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Getting to grips with the EU's institutions

Anand Menon explains the different institutions which make up the EU in the first of a series on BBC Radio 4's World at One.

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Anand Menon is director of the ESRC-funded UK in a Changing Europe initiative.

 

Listen from 37:17 to 40:33. (Available for 30 days.)

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Poverty in Britain; unemployment as a choice, Thinking Allowed

Poverty in Britain; unemployment as a choice, Thinking Allowed | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Joanna Mack, Learning and Teaching producer at the Open University, discusses about the largest ever survey of UK levels of economic and social deprivation, funded by the ESRC.

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Originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed, with Laurie Taylor, on 20 May 2015.


Duration: 30 minutes.


Joanna Mack specifically mentions ESRC survey at 4'47.

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BBC Radio 4 podcast - Great Lives - Michael Young

BBC Radio 4 podcast - Great Lives - Michael Young | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Brian Eno champions the life and work of social reformer Michael Young.

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Download the podcast about the life and work of Michael Young, the founder and first Chair of ESRC

Programme originally aired 26 Dec 2014

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