Sixty million people around the world are currently displaced by war, conflict or persecution, a UN report has revealed. According to Professor Derek McGhee at the ESRC Centre for Population Change, the causes behind such a massive displacement are complex.
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In June 1996 ESRC took the leap online by launching its first website - see how it has developed through the years.
Most business innovation in clusters from Cambridge to Oxfordshire and South West England - but London not as innovative as thought, according to ERC report.
Focusing on purely 'win-win' scenarios in ecosystem management is tempting, but difficult trade-offs have to be negotiated, according to ESPA research.
While the ongoing Dementia Awareness Week is highlighting the challenges of the condition, new participants are signing up to a major ESRC-funded dementia research project.
Opinion piece by Dame Sally Macintyre: how research is finding ways to solve the growing problem of antimicrobial resistance
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.
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.