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Masterclass on integrating genetics and social sciences

Understanding Society is delighted to welcome Professor Daniel Benjamin, Director of the Behavioural and Health Genomics Center, University of Southern California, and Co-Director of the Social Science Genetic Association Consortium, to lead a London Masterclass on integrating genetics and the social sciences

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World Bank uses EUROMOD for flagship report on European Union

New analysis by the World Bank finds inequality among people has been mounting in many parts of the EU since the 1990s, as low-income Europeans have been falling behind in the labour market

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International Conference: Methodology of Longitudinal Surveys II - registration opens

International conference at the University of Essex will bring together scholars and research professionals involved in the design, implementation and analysis of longitudinal surveys

Next Director of EUROMOD announced

Matteo Richiardi appointed as Professor of Economics and will take over as Director of EUROMOD from Professor Holly Sutherland in the autumn

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Teachers work longer hours in term time, with a bigger drop in pay than police officers and nurses

National Foundation for Educational Research publishes new analysis of data from Understanding Society, the UK Household Longitudinal Study led by ISER, to compare public sector workers’ lives

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Ten year old girls using social media for more than an hour a day are more likely to develop wellbeing issues as older teens

New study co-authored by Dr Cara Booker finds a gender difference in social media behaviours in young people and differing impacts on their mental health

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