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How does socioeconomic position affect our health?

How does socioeconomic position affect our health? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
This week, Ian Sample and Nicola Davis explore the complex relationship between poverty, stress, and life expectancy
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Meena Kumari is professor of biological and social epidemiology at the University of Essex’s Institute for Social and Economic Research, which is funded by ESRC. 

 

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UK Data Service's curator insight, November 7, 2017 5:59 AM
This article covers research which uses data held by the UK Data Service.

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What would a successful Brexit look like? Here are four tests to measure it

What would a successful Brexit look like? Here are four tests to measure it | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Despite their differences, leave and remain supporters had much common ground as to where Britain should be heading. Let’s test whether Brexit can meet these goals

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Author Jonathan Portes is a research fellow for the ESRC-funded UK in a Changing Europe initiative

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People who felt marginalised drove Brexit vote, study finds

Joseph Rowntree Foundation research shows EU referendum was deeply divided on economic, educational and social lines

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The report cited in the article was authored by Prof Matthew Goodwin, a research fellow for the ESRC-funded UK in a Changing Europe initiative.

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Guardian/ICM phone poll shows Remain eight points ahead, while online poll shows Remain/Leave tied

A new poll is out today. Or rather polls, because ICM has been polling online and by telephone. (The two methods sometimes produce different results.) Here are the headline figures. The polling was carried out over the weekend.

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This piece includes analysis from John Curtice, of the ESRC-funded UK in a Changing Europe initiative

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Women with degrees earn three times as much as those without

Women with degrees earn three times as much as those without | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Research from the IFS, Cambridge and Harvard also suggests graduates’ gender pay gap is less than official figures say

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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'There’s never any money left': threat of welfare cuts alarms Blackburn families

'There’s never any money left': threat of welfare cuts alarms Blackburn families | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Wednesday’s budget is expected to include sweeping cuts to child and working tax credits, leaving families dependent on them anxious about the future

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Article cites analysis from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Elderly living near noisy roads have 'increased stroke risk'

Elderly living near noisy roads have 'increased stroke risk' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

“Living in a neighbourhood with noisy road traffic may…increase the risk of stroke,” The Guardian reports. 

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Article cites an ESRC-part funded study led by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

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English pupil's maths scores improve under east Asian approach

English pupil's maths scores improve under east Asian approach | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Study shows ‘maths mastery’ experiment improved children’s scores in English schools after just one year

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Article cites findings from a UCL study which used data from the ESRC funded British Cohort Study

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Britain reaches its limit on skilled migrant workers

Britain reaches its limit on skilled migrant workers | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Government faces criticism that UK is now closed to ‘brightest and best’ after cap on workers from outside EU leads to visa rejections for first time
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The article cites the ESRC-funded Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford.

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Children trapped in poverty as a result of rapid changes to government policies

Children trapped in poverty as a result of rapid changes to government policies | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Immigration and benefits policy changes mean local authorities are struggling to cope with duties of care to thousands of children, a new report says

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

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