Morag Henderson and Nikki Shure investigate whether being the first in a family to attend university is a good indicator of the success of the Widening Participation agenda.
Daisy Fancourt explores whether arts and cultural activities can protect against cognitive decline and dementia.
Liisa-Maria Palomäki explores the paradox between higher financial satisfaction and lower income for pensioners in Europe, using data from the European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC).
Oliver Exton, one of our Data Impact Fellows, explores how uncertainty over Brexit is affecting firms which export.
Louise Corti, Director of Collections Development and Data Publishing for the UK Data Service explores research reproducibility in qualitative research.
Across the developed world, a growing share of the population suffers from chronic disease such as diabetes, arthritis or heart problems and that affects their ability to work. But how do the self-employed cope with such conditions, when compared with those in employment? Maria Fleischmann and Jenny Head discuss new researchwhich shows these differences in work status can make a major difference.
The connections between social media and young people’s mental health are very much in the news. Professor Liz Twigg from the University of Portsmouth discusses some questions about this phenomenon and introduces her new research into the area.