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What Does It Mean to Be British and Who Defines It? Dr Alita Nandi joins Shadow Home Secretary for discussion event

ISER’s leading expert on social identities, Dr Alita Nandi, joins a prestigious panel discussion as part of the LSE Festival, exploring how social science can tackle global problems.

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Half of workers on minimum wage move onto better paid jobs within a year, but most remain stuck in low paid work

New research published by the Low Pay Commission finds women more likely to be trapped in low paid work

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Next steps for BAME equality in the workplace - tackling discrimination and bias, reducing the pay gap and improving recruitment and progression

Dr Malcolm Brynin discusses his research on pay gaps with a panel of influential industry and policy figures in Westminster

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Chronic stress levels 40% higher in full-time working women with children, but flexible work reduces stress

Groundbreaking study by Dr Cara Booker, Professor Meena Kumari, Professor Michaela Benzeval and Professor Tarani Chandola, reveals the physical impact of stress on working mothers

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Women in Social Science Conference: Professor Sonia Bhalotra on the challenges women have faced over the past 50 years

Academy of Social Sciences half day event in London on 3 April discusses the achievements and challenges with senior female academics and early career researchers

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ISER evidence on racial harassment harm shared with the Independent Office for Police Conduct

Ethnic minorities are likely to be mistrustful of authorities in the face of widespread personal experience of harassment, and experiences of ethnic and racial harassment will result in ethnic minority clients who are more anxious and depressed

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