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Women AND men get more restful sleep in countries that promote gender equality | Daily

Women AND men get more restful sleep in countries that promote gender equality | Daily | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
According to a new study, people who live in countries that rank higher in gender equality tend to report more restful sleep than those where women have less economic and political power.
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This article uses European Social Survey data. 

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Men take care of their spouses just as well as women (new research suggests) | EurekAlert! Science News

Men take care of their spouses just as well as women (new research suggests) | EurekAlert! Science News | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Dr Laura Langner, Research Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford and ESRC Future Research Leader, said: "Our results suggest that gender differences in spousal caregiving in old age are not as pronounced as previously thought. Past studies had numerous limitations, which we could overcome with our data."

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Dr Laura Langner is a ESRC Future Research Leader

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Income and gender among `major factors´ in political ambition - study

Income and gender among `major factors´ in political ambition - study | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The study of 10,000 people in Britain found men were more than twice as likely as women to consider running for political office.
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This University of Bath study was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 

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Beyond male role models in social care: What works when working with young men?

Beyond male role models in social care: What works when working with young men? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A project exploring gender in relationships between young men and adults providing services raises important questions about social care recruitment.

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‘Beyond Male Role Models: gender identities and work with young men’ is an Open University research project supported by a grant from the Economic and Social Research Council. 

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Thousands of autistic girls and women 'going undiagnosed' due to gender bias | Society | The Guardian

Thousands of autistic girls and women 'going undiagnosed' due to gender bias | Society | The Guardian | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Number of girls and women with the condition in UK may be vastly underestimated, leading neuroscientist says
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ESRC provided the grant behind this study.

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Research reshaping relationships and sexuality education wins award

Research reshaping relationships and sexuality education wins award | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Research which has enabled children and young people to speak out about gender and sexual violence, helping to transform relationships and sexuality education in Wales, has attained a prestigious national award.

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Emma Renold was the winner of the Outstanding Impact in Society category in this year's Celebrating Impact Prize.

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Normal people don’t join political parties

Normal people don’t join political parties | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Queen Mary University of London’s Mile End Institute has just published a short study called Grassroots, based on surveys conducted by YouGov for the ESRC-funded Party Members Project just after last year’s General Election.

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This article is based on findings from the ESRC-funded Party Members Project.

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Five unspoken truths getting in the way of gender equality - mUmBRELLA

Five unspoken truths getting in the way of gender equality - mUmBRELLA | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
In light of today's Communications Council findings less than a third of creatives are female Nitsa Lotus examines why more women are not working in these
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Article discusses findings from the European Social Survey, which received funding from the ESRC.

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