The development of mobile technology has brought with it some exciting opportunities for those interested in collecting data from households about their finances. Funded by the NCRM, Dr Jäckle has been working to gain a better understanding of household finances through better measurement. See https://www.ncrm.ac.uk/resources/podcast/?id_specific=46title=Using%20mobile%20devices%20to%20understand%20spending
ISER Podcast Series
In ISER’s Research Podcast Series, you can listen to researchers talk about their latest projects and findings. In audio interviews lasting around 5 minutes they explain the background to their work, discuss the data they have used and share and analyse their results and conclusions.
John Letizia, Director of Public Affairs for the Income Protection Insurance company UNUM discusses research commissioned from ISER to look at the cost to individuals of long term sickness.
Professor Nick Buck, Director of Understanding Society, discusses two pieces of research using the study to look at movements in and out of poverty and household change.
Dr Birgitta Rabe talks about new research looking at the impact of recent childcare policies on children’s educational outcomes and helping mothers into work.
Professor Mike Brewer talks about research for the Nuffield Foundation on the impacts on adults and children when couples split up.
Dr Karon Gush talks about research using the Understanding Society Innovation Panel to look at the responses of couples when one of them loses their job.
Professor Peter Lynn talks about early findings from the ESRC funded project, The distribution and dynamics of UK citizens’ environmental attitudes, behaviours and actions.
Dr Mark Bryan discusses research findings from ISER’s ESRC funded project, Understanding the impact of recession on labour market behaviour in Britain, which investigates the labour market responses of individuals and households to economic recession.
What can schools do to stop young people becoming excluded and falling into a life of crime? ISER Associate Liz Spencer talks about recent research examining the process that links low achievement, school exclusion and involvement in crime among African-Caribbean boys and young men.
How much time do our children spend on screen based media and playing sport and how happy does it make them? Dr Cara Booker investigates using the Understanding Society Youth Panel.
James Lloyd, Director of the Strategic Society Centre, talks about new research with ISER looking at pension reform and who is and isn’t saving for their retirement.
Dr Annette Jäckle outlines the fantastic opportunity for researchers to take part in this year’s Understanding Society Innovation Panel Competition.
Dr Gundi Knies talks about new research exploring the links between ethnicity, neighbourhoods and life satisfaction.
Dr Noah Uhrig discusses ground-breaking new research commissioned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation exploring the links between sexual orientation and poverty.
ISER PhD student Tina Rampino talks about new research looking at the differences between boys and girls when it comes to their educational aspirations and attitudes.
Professor Stephen Pudney talks about a new report exploring the impact of a licensed and regulated cannabis market.
Professor Adeline Delavande talks about research looking at the perceptions of parents and children from different socio-economic backgrounds of the financial value of gaining a degree.
ISER PhD student Szilvia Altorjai talks about her research looking at the levels of qualifications of migrant workers compared with workers who were born in the UK.
Dr Olena Kaminska talks about her recently-published article for Statistics Views on why sample size matters in social science research.
Yvonni Markaki talks about the impact of immigration on European job markets.