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Understanding Society data release - Wave 10 now available

The milestone of Wave 10 data released from our world-leading UK household longitudinal study, with extra modules including sleep quality, pensioner deprivation, commuting, voluntary work and voting in the last General Election

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Pay insecurity before and after Covid-19 crisis - Nuffield Foundation event discusses new research by Dr Silvia Avram

Even before the pandemic, pay insecurity was rising in Britain driven by the boom in the ‘gig’ economy, rising self-employment and growth of zero-hours and other types of jobs that guarantee no or only limited earnings.

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Where next for school food provision? Webinar to discuss new research on impact of Universal Infant Free School Meals policy

Event will launch the final report of ISER’s research into the controversial government policy by Dr Birgitta Rabe and Dr Angus Holford

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New updated version of UKMOD now available to policy makers and researchers

An updated version of UKMOD – the only tax-benefit microsimulation model for the UK that is entirely open and accessible to policy makers, researchers and the interested public – has been released

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We trust our neighbours less - lockdown and a decline in community cohesion

New study by ISER’s Dr Magda Borkowska with Dr James Laurence at the University of Manchester suggests the portrayal of lockdown as a time of neighbourliness and communities coming together may not reflect the reality of the situation

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Professor Meena Kumari joins David Dimbleby for panel discussion Who Needs Experts Anyway?

Panel of leading Essex academics join the eminent broadcaster for debate as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science

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