ESRC press coverage
99.6K views | +0 today
Follow
ESRC press coverage
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

Gibraltar: Borderline Blues - Geographical

Gibraltar: Borderline Blues - Geographical | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
As the 50th anniversary of Gibraltar’s historical 1967 sovereignty referendum approaches, could recognising an emerging Gibraltarian identity be a solution to the territory's dilemma?
ESRC's insight:

Article cites Andrew Canessa, Professor of Sociology at the University of Essex, and principal investigator of Bordering on Britishness, an oral history project undertaken by the UK Economic and Social Research Council, the Garrison Library of Gibraltar, and the University of Essex, recording the memories and loyalties of hundreds of Gibraltarians, from across the generations and the ethnic spectrum.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

The secret lives of child labourers of the Himalayas

The secret lives of child labourers of the Himalayas | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

For 15 months, social geographer Jane Dyson lived in a mountain village with young Indian workers, bonding over ‘mountain ice cream’

ESRC's insight:

Article cites ESRC-funded researcher Dr Jane Dyson from the School of Geography and the Environment at the University of Oxford.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

Social geographer Jane Dyson awarded for Outstanding International Impact

Social geographer Jane Dyson awarded for Outstanding International Impact | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Oxford researcher Dr Jane Dyson has received an ESRC prize for Outstanding International Impact.

ESRC's insight:

Article cites Dr Jane Dyson and her prize for Outstanding International Impact at the ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize 2015 awards

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

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.

ESRC's insight:

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

more...
No comment yet.