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New test to help diagnose autism in adults

University psychologists have developed the first self-assessment test designed to help clinicians diagnose autism in adults.

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The research cited in the article was completed by a PhD student who is in receipt of an ESRC Studentship.

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Low-income boys fare worse in wealth’s shadow

Low-income boys fare worse in wealth’s shadow | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Poor boys who grow up alongside more affluent neighbors exhibit more antisocial behavior.

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The research cited in the article used data from the the E-Risk Study which is funded by the Medical Research Council with additional support provided by ESRC grant RES-177-25-0013.

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Study to use ‘peer power’ to address low physical activity rates in teenage girls

A new study aiming to tackle low-levels of physical activity among adolescent girls by introducing peer-influences has been awarded £528,000 from the National Institute of Health Research [NIHR].

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The article cites the ESRC-funded Centre for the Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement (DECIPHer).

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