This week the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Social Media and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Inquiry: “Managing the Impact of Social Media on Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing” called for safeguards; but their surveys also found that two thirds of those answering found social media useful for sourcing health information.
A really great site for students created by Trevor Millum who studied History at Birmingham University before completing a PhD at the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies in Visual Communication in Advertising. It is based on his PhD thesis with added content including advice on analysing images and further images added from the 21st century. The original […]
A new historic social history resource recently launched, recording local life from the 1880s through to the digital age, the Express & Star Photo Archive is a leading regional newspaper published by The Midland News Association Ltd (MNA) with different editions covering the Black Country and Staffordshire. This site has been made possible by National […]
This week the Access to Cash report was published. This independent survey found that the many people in the UK, primarily the poor, continue to rely heavily on cash. Indeed 17% of adults surveyed would find it difficult to manage without. Other reports can be found on the main review website Yet at the same time Link […]
Find out more in this UK government annual assessment of FTSE 350 companies. The a survey assessed awareness of risk, strategies and measures.
Annual report from the group which monitors online hate, islamophobia, homophobia and the state of the far right in Britain today.
Announced recently by IFS, funded by the Nuffield Foundation and chaired by Nobel Laureate Professor Sir Angus Deaton. It aims to examine opportunity as well as wealth and social mobility. Also released this week on the topic of social mobility and education: A NEON report showing white working class students have less access to top UK universities. Get the full […]
Shocking data this week that anti-Semitic incidents recorded by the Community Security trust continue to grow. Their 2018 annual report lists 1,652. Get the full facts on types and methodology from the website which also documents the rising trends. For a wider snapshot of trends in European nations, try the Agency for Fundamental Rights. It […]
…according to a recent survey by UCU union. There are only 25 black female professors in the UK. 0.1 % of the total percentage. The report Staying Power interviews 20 of them on their experiences revealing that they feel that they have to work harder and longer. A freedom of information request from the BBC revealed recently […]
A new teaching resource Endell Street – Women’s Military Hospital Project, focuses on the changing role of women from the 1900s to 1920, with a particular emphasis on women’s contribution to medical professions during World War One. It focuses on primary sources from the Women’s Library. More information on the Women’s Military Hospital is available […]