Hen party helps curb loneliness in older people

People living with dementia in Sheffield got the chance to interact with chickens to help improve their wellbeing and boost creativity as part of the Festival of Social Science

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New UK land cover atlas reveals just six per cent is built on

Professor Alasdair Rae shows the variety and volume of different types of land uses across the UK

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Ambitious industrial strategy will help UK achieve its potential, report says

The Industrial Strategy Commission, involving the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute, launches its final report which calls for a bold new industrial strategy for the UK.

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Listen: A Culture of Encounter on BBC Radio 4

Prof Gwilym Pryce and Prof Gill Valentine talk to Douglas Alexander about how people from different social, economic and religious backgrounds can be brought together.

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ESRC Festival of Social Science 2017: All the highlights from this year's line up

The ESRC Festival of Social Science returned with a packed line-up of public debates, virtual reality experiences, exhibitions and a keynote speech from the world's first Tourette's superhero.

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New report calls on government to make all schools in England ‘healthy zones’

Poor food practices are still widespread in schools in England despite the launch of a government school food plan, according to a new report.

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