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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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MiSoC Gender Pay Gap Research Workshop - featuring two days of new research presented by international experts

Online event on April 15-16 with 11 presentations and a panel discussion on future research priorities and opportunities for impact

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New evidence shows how school closures hit children’s mental health hard

Emotional and behavioural problems increased significantly after the first round of school closures - prompting fears that the latest school closures will have caused further damage

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The impact of reversing Universal Credit and Working Tax Credit uplifts

New research by our Centre for Microsimulation and Policy Analysis for the Greater London Authority finds prolonging the £20 a week uplift in Universal Credit and Working Tax credit would keep 780,000 people out of poverty this year

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