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UWE study finds longer commute to work reduces job satisfaction

UWE study finds longer commute to work reduces job satisfaction | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

UWE study finds longer commute to work reduces job satisfaction on ITV News

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This study was funded by ESRC. 

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UK Data Service's curator insight, October 25, 2017 3:39 AM
This article covers research which uses data held by the UK Data Service.

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Why if you move house you're a lot less likely to use the car

Why if you move house you're a lot less likely to use the car | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A major study has found in the first six months after moving house people are more likely to be green commuters.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Understanding Society data set

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Yes, ditching the car for your commute to work improves well-being

Yes, ditching the car for your commute to work improves well-being | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The study found that people tended to report being better able to concentrate at work and being under less strain when they gave up commuting by car.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC funded British Household Panel Survey

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The benefits of an 'active commute'

The benefits of an 'active commute' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

BBC Radio 4 - The World at One.

Clip from 30:30 - 35:35.

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Guests discuss research from the Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR), part of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC), for which ESRC provides administrative management.

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Home movers more likely to be green commuters, study finds

A study of 18,000 UK residents has found that people who have just moved house are significantly less likely to travel to work by car, opting for a greener mode of transport instead.

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This study was used data from the ESRC funded Understanding Society's longitudinal study.

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First ever survey into run-commuting

Research carried out by Simon Cook (Royal Holloway, University of London), in partnership with run2work and funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), indicates the number of people choosing to run to or from work as an alternative mode of transport has nearly tripled in the last two years. The physical (98%) and mental (96%) benefits of run-commuting are two main reasons for this growth in popularity.

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The article discusses the findings of Simon Cook's ESRC-funded research.

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Walking or cycling to work improves wellbeing

Walking or cycling to work improves wellbeing | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Walking or cycling to work is better for people's mental health than driving to work, according to new research by health economists at the University of East Anglia.
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In addition to the research by research from the Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR) (part of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC), for which ESRC provides administrative management), the article mentions the British Household Panel Survey which is funded by the ESRC.

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Walking or cycling 'wellbeing boost'

Walking or cycling 'wellbeing boost' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Switching from driving a car to walking or cycling to work improves our wellbeing, a study suggests.

Active commuters felt better able to concentrate and under less strain than when travelling by car, University of East Anglia (UEA) researchers said.

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The research comes from the Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR), part of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC), for which ESRC provides administrative management.

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