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More people are now 'pessimistic about Brexit', study finds

More people are now 'pessimistic about Brexit', study finds | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

More than half of Britons now believe the country will get a bad Brexit deal, according to a new survey.

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This survey was funded by ESRC.

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British women swear a lot more than men, study reports

British women swear a lot more than men, study reports | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Holy sh**, women officially swear more than men in their daily lives, according to a new academic study. We thought it was just us.

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The research was undertaken by researchers at the ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS)

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Hunting for a school place is a brutal lesson in economics

Hunting for a school place is a brutal lesson in economics | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Russell Lynch looks at the economic issues involved in choosing the right school for your child.

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The article quotes Professor Simon Burgess from the ESRC-funded Centre for Market and Public Organisation, at the University of Bristol.

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Find out if you live in one of London's best areas for fast internet

Find out if you live in one of London's best areas for fast internet | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Homes near Google’s £1 billion London headquarters enjoy Britain’s fastest internet while swathes of the capital suffer some of the worst speeds in the country, a new interactive map has revealed.

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The Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) is funded by ESRC

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The superhead: how Cynthia Eubank turned a struggling Deptford primary school into the best in the country

The superhead: how Cynthia Eubank turned a struggling Deptford primary school into the best in the country | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Cynthia Eubank’s room at Grinling Gibbons primary school is half office and half data analysis centre. There are “data packs” strewn around, a row of folders full of Excel spreadsheets and performance graphs. Most key decisions she makes are based on “interrogating” them for insights.
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The article cites a report by the ESRC-funded Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO) at the University of Bristol.

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