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A series of workshops for flood-affected children and young people provided opportunities to articulate their experiences and ideas for improving flooding policy and enhance resilience.
The Research Councils have today published their impact reports for the 2014/2015 financial year, demonstrating the impact their investments have made on the economy, on policy and for society.
A new paper from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies highlights the challenges and trade-offs involved in corporate taxation.
A new national research hub, initiated by a consortium of leading UK bodies, will be developing new ways to measure the effectiveness of domestic policies on energy, water, environment and food (the ‘nexus’), and how they affect wider society.
Hairdressers must do more to protect the environment by going ‘green’ and educating clients to be eco-friendly, say researchers from the University of Southampton Business School.
Seasonal high street footfall figures fell yet again in 2015. But it’s not the internet that is killing the high street; instead, blame poor local decision-making by councils, retailers and the retail property industry, say researchers from Manchester Metropolitan University.
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is seeking to commission an evaluation of the New Dynamic of Ageing (NDA) Programme, to build on and complement earlier evaluation activities.
The ESRC has appointed seven new senior research fellows to its ground-breaking initiative on UK-EU relations ahead of the country’s referendum on membership of the European Union – The UK in a Changing Europe.
A number of prominent social scientists and ESRC grant holders have been honoured in the New Year Honours list.
An entire ethnic group face extermination in Burma, according to a report by ESRC researchers.