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PhysOrg
Unrepresentative samples main cause of polling miss, finds Inquirymeasures to get more representative samples within the weighting methods they u
Unrepresentative samples main cause of polling miss, finds Inquiry
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
measures to get more representative samples within the weighting methods they use.It also recommended that the Economic and Social Research Council should fund a pre- and post-election random probability survey as part of the British Election Study... Read more
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PhysOrg
Trawling the net to target internet trollswhose bio contains the word 'patriotic'. Dr Hardaker, a lecturer in forensic c
Trawling the net to target internet trolls
PhysOrg / Posted 22 days ago
whose bio contains the word 'patriotic'. Dr Hardaker, a lecturer in forensic corpus linguistics, began an Economic and Social Research Council-funded project researching abusive behaviour on Twitter in December 2013. The project quickly... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Drowning in cesspits, crushed by carts and being mauled to death by a bear: the health and safety nightmares of Tudor England revealedhas been sourcing 16th Century coroners' reports to uncover people's grizzly en
Drowning in cesspits, crushed by carts and being mauled to death by a bear: the health and safety nightmares of Tudor England revealed
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 24 days ago
has been sourcing 16th Century coroners' reports to uncover people's grizzly end. The study, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, found fatal accidents were much more likely to take place during the agricultural peak season, with... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Drowning in cesspits, crushed by carts and being mauled to death by a bear: the health and safety nightmares of Tudor England revealedhas been sourcing 16th Century coroners' reports to uncover people's grizzly en
Drowning in cesspits, crushed by carts and being mauled to death by a bear: the health and safety nightmares of Tudor England revealed
Oxford Mail / Posted 24 days ago
has been sourcing 16th Century coroners' reports to uncover people's grizzly end. The study, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, found fatal accidents were much more likely to take place during the agricultural peak season, with... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Charity backing anti-Israel rallies has state cash pulledof the Palestinian people”. Dr Ziadah is a staff member at SOAS whose post is
Charity backing anti-Israel rallies has state cash pulled
Daily Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
of the Palestinian people”. Dr Ziadah is a staff member at SOAS whose post is funded by the Government’s Economic and Social Research Council. Another speaker at the event was Malia Bouattia, a hardline executive member of the National Union... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Hampshire expert inquiry shows why General Election opinion polls were so inaccuratea different type of survey using random probability for the 2020 General Electi
Hampshire expert inquiry shows why General Election opinion polls were so inaccurate
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
a different type of survey using random probability for the 2020 General Election, to be funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. Prof Sturgis said: “Opinion polls are subject to many different sources of error and no set of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Emotional distress in teens linked to later employment prospectsdrawn from the National Longitudinal Study of Youth 1997, born in 1980 - 1984.
Emotional distress in teens linked to later employment prospects
PhysOrg / Posted 30 days ago
drawn from the National Longitudinal Study of Youth 1997, born in 1980 - 1984. The study was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, Skills Development Scotland, and the European Commission Marie Curie Initiative.The paper is... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tudor health and safety tips included how to avoid being scythed by workmatesvery poor and a small accident at work could soon lead to infection and then de
Tudor health and safety tips included how to avoid being scythed by workmates
Daily Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
very poor and a small accident at work could soon lead to infection and then death." He delved into the National Archives at Kew to study how the common people lived and died in an ongoing study sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Coun... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers measure how ranking affects later performancewhich calls the U-shaped response 'first place loving and last place loathing'.
Researchers measure how ranking affects later performance
PhysOrg / Posted 1 months ago
which calls the U-shaped response 'first place loving and last place loathing'. The research was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and the British Academy. The paper shows that the effects of ranking are universal, regardless of... Read more

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