Actor Meera Syal CBE and the Mayor of Redbridge, Councillor Ashley Kissin, opened the first Life Study Centre at King George Hospital, Ilford on 19 March 2015.
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Why does Britain have such low rates of breastfeeding compared with countries such as Norway and Sweden? Amanda Sacker, Professor of Lifecourse Studies, explores why an earlier increase in breastfeeding recently has stalled.
Recent Police Federation calls for all officers to be offered a Taser - but the research evidence is insufficient, argues PhD researcher Abi Dymond.
The recent launch of Life Study, a unique study tracking 80,000 babies, has attracted international attention. The study, which is funded by the ESRC and the Medical Research Council, was officially launched on 23 February at the House of Lords.
Average household income in 2014–15 is at around the same level as it was in 2007–08 - but still more than two per cent lower than in the peak years of 2009–10, according to IFS figures.
Cravings: Can Your Food Control You?, a new exhibition at the Science Museum supported by the ESRC, explores how the food we eat affects our body, brain and eating habits.
The rise of digital Bournemouth, now confirmed in a new nation-wide report, was predicted in an ESRC-funded feasibility study.
The British public's belief in the reality of climate change and its human causes is now at its highest since 2005, according to ESRC-funded research.
Using data from the ESRC-funded Understanding Society study, a new report from the RAC Foundation has explored trends in car use amongst young adults.
In a major new programme of work researchers at the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies are analysing the implications of the different parties' fiscal policies and what happened over this parliament.