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Old boys network helps men from private school...but not women

Old boys network helps men from private school...but not women | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Sending girls to private school will not help them earn more but the old boys network is still placing men in top jobs with high salaries, a new study suggests.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded 1970 British Cohort Study based at the Centre for Longitudinal Studies

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UK Data Service's curator insight, November 18, 2016 7:44 AM
This article covers research which uses data held by the UK Data Service.

1970 British Cohort Study
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This is the perfect age to have children

This is the perfect age to have children | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Women who have children in their thirties are more likely than mothers in their twenties and forties to give birth to smarter and healthier babies, new analysis suggests.

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Article cites data from the ESRC-funded Millennium Cohort Study based at the Centre for Longitudinal Studies

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Social scientists asked to comment on early career support

Social scientists asked to comment on early career support | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Views of early career social scientists will be collected with a view to improve support for those starting out in academia

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Article cites the ESRC survey being undertaken by the new Centre for Global Higher Education based at the UCL Institute of Education

and run in partnership with Lancaster University and the University of Sheffield

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Childhood stress linked to heart trouble later in life

Childhood stress linked to heart trouble later in life | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Persistent stress may have as serious an impact on heart health as childhood obesity, research suggests

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Article cites the ESRC-funded British Cohort Study based at the Centre for Longitudinal Studies at the IOE.

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Children with no access to a garden are 'more likely to become obese'

Children with no access to a garden are 'more likely to become obese' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Children from poor backgrounds, and those with educated parents living in poor areas were 38 per cent more likely to be obese at age seven.

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Article cites the ESRC funded Millenium Cohort Study based at the IOE London

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Stereotyped at Seven? Biases in teacher judgments of pupils' ability and attainment

Stereotyped at Seven? Biases in teacher judgments of pupils' ability and attainment | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Research shows that teachers' tendency to stereotype may arise in part from regulations and policies that target pupils with different characteristics, leading to these characteristics being at the forefront of teachers' minds and perhaps perpetuating the idea certain groups of pupils are fundamentally lacking.
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The research cited in the article used data from the ESRC-funded Millennium Cohort Study.

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Get married for good health

Marriage is good for you, according to a major new study – and the effects are especially significant for men. Even those who divorce will see their health improve again if they remarry, scientists found.

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Article cites a study by the IOE using data from the ESRC funded British National Child Development Study

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How being married is good for your health.. especially if you're a man

How being married is good for your health.. especially if you're a man | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The study, by the Institute of Education at University College London, supports a series of analyses from around the world which have established married people have better health and longer lives.
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The report cited in the article used data from the ESRC-funded 1958 National Child Development Study.

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Study suggests teachers are biased against girls and pupils from poor backgrounds

Study suggests teachers are biased against girls and pupils from poor backgrounds | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Teachers are showing signs of cultural and gender bias when it comes to judging their pupils’ work, according to a major new study.

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Article cites an ESRC funded study at the IOE which used data from the Millennium Cohort Study

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ESRC's curator insight, June 11, 2015 10:07 AM

Article cites an ESRC funded study at the IOE which used data from the Millenium Cohort Study

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Poorer children fall behind in literacy and earn less in later life, study says

Poorer children fall behind in literacy and earn less in later life, study says | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Campaigners call for all nurseries to have an early-years trained graduate as children from disadvantaged families often fall behind at an early age

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies, using data from the British Cohort Study, also funded by the ESRC.

Article originally published 9 April 2015

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Parents' TV watching habits 'affect their children'

Parents who watch three hours of television a day could be affecting their children's TV viewing habits for the next three decades, research suggests.

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) based at the Institute of Education, University of London.

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RJ Lavallee's curator insight, March 23, 2015 7:52 AM

Uh...well, of course. Modeling. Think about social media or digitial device usage too.