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Healthy living with long-time partner

22 February 2019 News

Several studies have found that marriage has health benefits, but new research suggests that living in a long-term partnership is good for your health – whether you're married or not.

First ESRC-CONACYT collaboration to support smart cities research

21 February 2019 News

With support from the Newton Fund, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Mexican Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT), are pleased to announce a new Mexico-UK binational programme of research which will enhance our understanding of smart cities.

Tracking migration with Facebook

19 February 2019 News

Social media can provide valuable real-time data on migration, with new research using datasets from Facebook's advertising platform to uncover trends and migrant numbers.