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Social cohesion after lockdown - Dr Magda Borkowska joins debate to discuss her recent research

Cumberland Lodge Debate and Dialogue with Jo Broadwood, Chief Executive of Belong, The Cohesion and Integration Network, and Professor David Halpern, Chief Executive of the Behavioural Insights Team, will discuss how communities rebuild and recover

New research on reducing obesity to be presented at Industry and Parliament Trust event

Dr Birgitta Rabe presents her recent studies at Appetite for Action - Reducing Obesity - online event chaired by Shadow Minister for Food, Farming, and Fisheries, Daniel Zeichner

ISER Director Professor Peter Lynn appointed to Government's Court Reform Evaluation Advisory Panel

Professor Lynn will advise the Ministry of Justice on the evaluation of the £1billion policy to modernise courts and tribunals

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ISER's role in new international community of researchers working on major new European survey of children's wellbeing

Interdisciplinary social scientist Dr Gundi Knies, social epidemiologist Dr Cara Booker and survey methodologist Professor Peter Lynn, join the international research team implementing the first Europe-wide longitudinal study to track the wellbeing of children aged 0-25

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Basic income in the UK - modelling the trade-offs with our microsimulation model UKMOD

The Women’s Budget Group and our Centre for Microsimulation and Policy Analysis host an online discussion event on 30 April on Basic Income & UKMOD – Modelling Trade-Offs.

Changing Families Conference - featuring new research from Understanding Society over 4 days of online sessions

How families are changing - the impact of the pandemic, insecure work, different family structures, providing care and gender equalities - new research from the UK Household Longitudinal Study led by ISER

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