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UK set to be overtaken by Australia in attracting international students

UK set to be overtaken by Australia in attracting international students | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The UK is expected to be overtaken by Australia as the second most popular country in the world for international students, according to researchers, who warned Brexit could have a further impact.

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The article refers to research from the ESRC-fundedĀ Centre for Global Higher Education

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How the Sustainable Development Goals can open up political space for transformative development

How the Sustainable Development Goals can open up political space for transformative development | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

When the Sustainable Development Goals were agreed last September, there was much expectation about how they could help get sustainability back on the development agenda, and push the international community to develop new approaches to development. A declaration, covering both north and south, sought to identify a new era for development that was universal, indivisible and radical. As the slogan went, ‘no-one was to be left behind’. The old aid focused, post-colonial MDGs were a thing of the past we hoped, and a new political space was to be opened up.

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This article was written by Ian Scoones, co-director of the ESRC Social, Technological and Envrionmental Pathways to Sustainability (STEPS) Centre at Sussex 

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How big a threat is Islamic State in Central Asia?

How big a threat is Islamic State in Central Asia? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Islamic State has been spreading its influence beyond the Middle East – and Central Asia could be in the firing line.

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This article was co-authored by ESRC-funded John Heathershaw.

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EU leaders seek to share responsibility for migration in Malta

EU leaders seek to share responsibility for migration in Malta | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A €1.8bn trust fund is on offer if only African countries will take the problem away.

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Article by Dr Vicki Squire who receives funding from the ESRC at the University of Warwick

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Too few available men with enough education in USA? A cross-national comparison

Over the past several decades, marriage rates have fallen dramatically in the U.S. Many believe that a shortage of 'marriageable' men is the primary culprit.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded British Household Panel Survey based at the Institute for Social and Economic Research

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Which countries are in the best position to take migrants?

Which countries are in the best position to take migrants? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

EU countries are promising to take more asylum seekers, but which are best placed to do so?

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Migration Observatory based at the University of Oxford

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New app Global Village lets you compare yourself with other nationalities

Have you ever wondered whether all people think the same way, or whether cultural differences across the world mean people’s minds work differently? A new app, ‘Global Village: Discover Your Think...

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Artilce cites a new app Global Village, developed at Durham University and funded by the ESRC.

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Film on Uttarakhand village becomes a teaching tool in west

Film on Uttarakhand village becomes a teaching tool in west | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A 16-minute film on the life of Uttarakhand’s Makar Singh, his economic hardships and his efforts to uplift his community has won several awards and become a key teaching tool in universities across UK, US, Canada and Australia.

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

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