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Children who use social media for three hours a night more fed up with how they look

Children who use social media for three hours a night more fed up with how they look | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Children who are heavy users of social media are unhappier about their appearance than those who never use sites such as Facebook and Twitter, according to a leading study supported by the Government.

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The findings are based on data from the ESRC-funded Understanding Society study

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Outrage as taxpayer-funded economist claims Britain has 'masses of room' for more migrants

A taxpayer funded economist has provoked outrage after he told MPs Britain has “masses of room” for more immigrants.

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Migration Observatory based at Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford

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David Cameron tells voters he will make them '£3,800 better off' if Tories win election

David Cameron tells voters he will make them '£3,800 better off' if Tories win election | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
DAVID Cameron yesterday stood by his claim that voters will be £3,800 better off under the Tories than they would be under Labour.
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Article mentions the findings of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, which receives ESRC funding.

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Feeling grumpy? Britons were officially BORN to be miserable

Feeling grumpy? Britons were officially BORN to be miserable | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
HERE'S some news to brighten your day - Britons are born to be miserable and down–trodden, according to new research.
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Article discussing research to be presented at the Happiness Around the World Festival of Social Science event.

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Pensions keep public sector pay 17 per cent ahead of private sector

Pensions keep public sector pay 17 per cent ahead of private sector | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Public sector workers still earn 17 per cent more than their private sector counterparts, researchers claim.

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

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Battle for Scotland is ‘still too close to call’

Battle for Scotland is ‘still too close to call’ | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
THE campaign to save the United Kingdom from the threat of independence yesterday received a timely warning from a leading academic.

Via Centre on Constitutional Change
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 Arkadiusz Wisniowski's  Future of the UK and Scotland work for the ESRC Centre for Population Change is cited. 

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Centre on Constitutional Change's curator insight, August 1, 2014 5:08 AM

 Arkadiusz Wisniowski's  Future of the UK and Scotland work for the ESRC Centre for Population Change is cited here. 

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So just how much sex do Brits get a week thanks to dating apps and Facebook?

So just how much sex do Brits get a week thanks to dating apps and Facebook? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Britons are having sex less than once a week because they are too glued to social media and other websites to get it on in the real world, according to the shock findings of a survey.

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Article cites the ESRC funded National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (NATSAL)

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Britain handed out 200,000 passports to foreigners in just one year

Britain handed out 200,000 passports to foreigners in just one year | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Britain handed almost 200,000 passports to foreigners in just one year, ­figures out yesterday reveal.

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

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