Archive for the ‘Policy’ Category

Geordie Shore's ‘excessive alcohol content’

Our Dept. for Health analysed season 11 and found young people exposed to excessive alcohol content

Young viewers exposed to ‘excessive alcohol content’ in Geordie Shore

New research from our Department for Health analysed season 11 of Geordie Shore and found excessive alcohol content throughout.

Gut instinct trumps evidence at the polls

A new economics study has looked at how people use different types of information when it comes to making voting decisions.

How ‘gut instinct’ trumps ‘evidence’ when voters go to the polls

A new economics study has looked at how people use different types of information when it comes to making voting decisions.

New studies reveal challenges to transparency in healthcare in Central Europe

Despite progress in some areas, transparency issues remain in Polish healthcare according to new research from our Department of Social & Policy Sciences.

'Gut instinct’ trumps ‘evidence’ when voting

A new economics study has looked at how people use different types of information when it comes to making voting decisions.

New education project focuses on UK multilingualism

Our new education project will explore how well prepared the UK is set up to support growing numbers of multilingual children.

Royal visit to University’s Centre for Applied Autism Research

On Wednesday 1 November we welcomed HRH The Countess of Wessex to visit our Centre for Applied Autism Research in 10W.

Professor Alma Harris advises on Scottish schools reform

Professor Alma Harris was in Hollyrood last week for the latest meeting of the International Council of Education Advisers advising the Scottish government.

C4 series sets up old people’s home for four-year-olds

Professor Malcolm Johnson from CDAS is part of tonight's C4's series 'Old People's Home for Four-Year-Olds'

Food allergic consumers more confident about eating out

People with food allergies are more confident about eating out since new rules were introduced

Conference reveals true impacts of organised crime across West

Today marks the start of a major two-day conference on organised crime, convened by researchers in POLIS

Responses to terror attacks helping to fuel Islamophobia in society

A new study from Dr Aurelien Mondon (POLIS) paints a comprehensive picture of Islamophobia across the West.

Researchers discuss the 'Dutch Way' in education

A new book authored by researchers Alma Harris and Michelle Jones explores how and why the Dutch education system performs so well in raising achievements.

UNICEF database project to map MENA social policy expertise

Our new research collaboration with UNICEF aims to map expertise in social policy across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

New research collaboration launches ‘A Field Guide to Fake News’

A new guide to fake news has been launched by the Public Data Lab - the network co-founded by IPR Prize Fellow Dr Jonathan Gray.

Education Secretary underlines ‘economic imperative’ of social mobility for Brexit Britain

Education Secretary Justine Greening MP was a keynote speaker at last week's CASP Bath / Social Mobility Commission event in Lodnon.

Secretary of State to open social mobility conference

Justin Greening MP will open today's social mobility conference in London, organised by CASP Bath with support from the IPR.

Use food subsidies as carrot to encourage healthier eating habits for obese

A new economics study suggests subsidising healthy foods by up to 10% would encourage a shift in eating habits and save the NHS money in the long-run.

Report details policy costs of implementing universal basic income

A new IPR Working Paper assesses the policy options available in implementing Universal Basic Income in the UK.