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Economic and Social Research Council

This collection of resources from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) gives support materials for teachers in schools, helping to provoke debate and discussions and providing useful statistics about the UK population. The materials can be used to explore aspects of mathematics, psychology and health as...
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2000 - 2009

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Thoughts and Opinions

These two Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) opinion pieces were written to provoke discussion about social science issues. They were written by ESRC-funded researchers for the Debating Matters competition on the subjects of ageing and carbon emissions. They raise questions about received opinions, giving...
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2000 - 2009

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Careers

These Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) careers guides give simple definitions of social science subjects, with ideas about possible careers and examples of ESRC-funded research. The guides available here are: * Economics * Psychology
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2000 - 2009

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Managing Behaviour for Learning MOOC: Webinar 2 outputs

Webinar 2 was held at 7.00pm BST on 1st July 2015. The following links provide access to various outputs:Edited recording with sub-titlesLivestream chat log (time-ordered)Downloadable recording (this is a 206MB MP4 file - use the Edited recording with sub-titles unless you have connectivity problems. Right-click on...
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21 June 2017

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Managing Behaviour for Learning MOOC November 2015: Webinar 1 outputs

Webinar 1 was held at 7.00pm GMT on 10th November 2015. The following links provide access to various outputs:Edited recording (with sub-titles)Livestream chat log (time-ordered)Downloadable recording (this is a 491MB MP4 file - use the streamed edited recording unless you have connectivity problems. Right-click on...
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21 June 2017

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How Does Society Decide?

This is one of three readers published by the ASE's SATIS 16-19 project as a way of linking together a selection of the individual units. 'How Does Society Decide?' discusses the responsibilities of citizens in a democratic society to take part in the decisions that affect them. The book aims to help readers to...
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1990 - 1999

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Changes in Behaviour

Work done in this Nuffield 13 - 16 module followed from the B unit called ‘Senses’. This X unit provided enough material for eight double periods. It could be selected to complete either a Science or a Further Science course. The teachers’ guide included three worksheets to supplement the students’ booklet.Contents1....
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1980 - 1989

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The Science of Social Interaction

The Science of Social Interaction document is a one-page summary of some recent Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) research into the area of human interaction. As our society becomes ever more interconnected, with each person experiencing hundreds of social encounters every day, the way we communicate is...
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2000 - 2009

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What Is Healthy? What Is Beautiful?

This Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) school briefing discusses fat as a class issue, as well as a feminist issue. Research shows that middle class families are more likely to be health-conscious eaters, and chances are the shops in their neighbourhoods offer a wider range of healthy food. The resource...
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2000 - 2009

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Do Models Need to Be Thin to Sell Moisturiser?

This Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) school briefing looks at the effectiveness of advertising and whether it really is necessary for advertisers to use very thin models to sell their products. Counter to this view, research shows that women are just as likely to buy a product if the model is of...
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2000 - 2009

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