ESRC press coverage
99.6K views | +7 today
Follow
ESRC press coverage
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

Living near food outlets linked to higher rates of type 2 diabetes | Society | The Guardian

Living near food outlets linked to higher rates of type 2 diabetes | Society | The Guardian | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
People in cities with high density of ready-to-eat food outlets have 11% higher risk of developing the condition, research shows
ESRC's insight:

ESRC has funded CJ Webster who contributed to this study.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

Does having children make us care more about the environment?

Does having children make us care more about the environment? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Parents only want the best for their children, but caring for the environment doesn't happen overnight.
ESRC's insight:

This study used data from Understanding Society, which is funded by ESRC through its Centre for Longitudinal Studies. 

more...
UK Data Service's curator insight, February 5, 2018 8:55 AM
This article covers research which uses data held by the UK Data Service.

Understanding Society
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

Urgent need for better care of people dying 

Urgent need for better care of people dying  | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Research at the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre at Cardiff University School of Medicine highlights the urgent need for better care for dying people

ESRC's insight:

Article cites an ESRC funded report by the Marie Claire Palliative Care Research Centre 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

University innocence projects: where are they now?

University innocence projects: where are they now? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Only one conviction has ever been overturned on the strength of a university innocence project’s work in the UK – what’s going on? And what’s next for these projects?

ESRC's insight:

Article cites findings from ESRC-funded student, Holly Greenwood

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

Researchers find link between social media and crime patterns

Research shows that tweets about certain crime types  help estimate patterns of crime, often over and above conventional correlates such as unemployment and proportion of young people in an area.

ESRC's insight:

The ESRC has funded this research, which was led by Dr Matthew Williams from the Social Data Science Lab at Cardiff University.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

Britons believe in climate change... but do they care?

Britons believe in climate change... but do they care? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Survey shows 88 per cent of public believe climate is changing yet a record low of just 18 per cent are "very concerned" about it
ESRC's insight:

Report by Professor Nick Pidgeon of Cardiff University was funded by the ESRC.

more...
Mitidaption's curator insight, January 29, 2015 10:33 PM

We need to move from caring to actioning climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies

Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

British belief in climate change on the rise, research finds

British belief in climate change on the rise, research finds | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Poll finds 15 per cent list climate change as major threat in next two decades, jumping to 29 per cent for people with direct recent experience of flooding

ESRC's insight:

Report by Professor Nick Pidgeon of Cardiff University was funded by the ESRC.

more...
No comment yet.