Climate change and criminality

December 10, 2021 PR Team

A significantly under-focused impact of global warming is the direct and indirect impacts it will have on criminal behaviour. There are however a number of ways that global warming can affect criminal behaviour. For example, there is direct impact of…

Despite considerable government intervention during the Covid-19 pandemic incomes have fallen, and problem debt has increased. Families with children have been particularly hard hit, with 4.5 million using consumer credit to make ends meet. During this session each of our…

Sport for a new generation

November 25, 2021 PR Team

Join academics from the University of Birmingham, alongside industry experts for the event, sport for a new generation which will explore through a Social Science lens. Find out more about this event: https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/university/colleges/socsci/events/esrc-festival-2021/events/sport-for-a-new-generation.aspx

Mindfulness – the practice of cultivating attention to the present moment – is embedded across social life: from parenting, to work, health, education – and among political decision-makers. Critics argue that ‘McMindfulness’ is individualising, and encourages us to turn inward…

This joint ESRC Festival of Social Science and Work Inclusivity Research Centre event aims to generate debate and discussion around the multifaceted realities of the rapid expansion currently being witnessed across the globe in remote working. Through a panel of…