Landslides triggered by human activity on the rise, study shows

More than 50,000 people were killed by landslides around the world between 2004 and 2016, according to a new study by researchers.

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Politicians and local journalism key to combating ‘fake news’, study shows

Politicians and local journalists can play a key role in fighting the rise in ‘fake news’, according to research from the Information School

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Crook Fellows to explore disability and disadvantage

A social work manager, an expert in childhood acquired brain injury, and the first ever joint fellowship project are among this year’s cohort of Crook Public Service Fellows.

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‘No DSS’: how private landlords and letting agents exclude tenants on benefits

Emma Bimpson, Research Associate at the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence, describes how landlords and letting agents are discriminating against tenants claiming benefits.

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From the field to the classroom: How research feeds into teaching across the Faculty

Our academics take their fieldwork, methodologies and latest theories and bring them into lecture theatres and seminar rooms for students to learn, practice, question and develop. Find out how research led-teaching is taking place across the Faculty.

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Housing and care for an ageing population – can we do better?

A team of researchers, led by Professor Karim Hadjri, have investigated how ageing-in-place can be supported, allowing ourselves, our parents and grandparents to age well and with dignity, without having to move out of our homes and communities.

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