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ISER research finds ethnic minority votes could make all the difference

The Black and minority ethnic (BME) vote could cost the Conservative party up to 50 seats by the middle of the next decade, according to new research

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Registration opens for the Understanding Society Scientific Conference 2015

The biennial conference at the University of Essex, showcasing new research and discussing new innovations in Understanding Society and other longitudinal analysis, is now open for registration.

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The research evidence around the Election's hot topic: immigration

Polling of UK citizens has shown that immigration is one of the top three issues facing the country. All the major political parties agree on a tightening of the immigration process, and media coverage of immigration is largely negative. But what does recent research say?

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Bad mood mums and dads? How clock change affects life satisfaction

Parents of young children are likely to experience a dip in life satisfaction, according to a new study of households in the UK and Germany

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