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‘30-minute rural community’ – The next steps in levelling up rural mobility

Giles Perkins, Head of Future Mobility at WSP, outlines and introduces a new report that highlights the opportunities to make rural communities more connected.
neighbourhood disadvantage, structural racism

Researchers link “neighbourhood disadvantage” to higher COVID infections

A study on New York City neighbourhoods found that "neighbourhood disadvantage", a mix of inequality measurements, is connected to a higher rate of COVID-19 cases.
improve health outcomes, type 2 diabetes

Researchers say new method of classifying race can improve health outcomes

South Asians have the highest rate of type 2 diabetes in the UK, due to a mix of racial and socioeconomic factors - now, researchers say that a more nuanced method of classifying race could improve their health outcomes.
NHS burnout, mental health, NHS staff

Committee report finds NHS “burnout is widespread reality”

After months of COVID, the psychological impact on staff emerges as a shadow pandemic - today (8 June), a Health Select Committee report finds that NHS "burnout is widespread reality".
increase antimicrobial resistance, microbiome

Study says international travel increases antimicrobial resistance

A new study confirms that antimicrobial resistance increases as people travel internationally, with one scientist commenting that the world faces "a worrisome problem on the horizon".
crime levels, COVID

Crime levels dropped 37% in COVID lockdowns across different countries

According to research by Cambridge University, urban crime levels dropped roughly 37% over COVID lockdowns - across 23 different countries in Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East.
meeting places

Creating caring meeting places

Romy Rawlings, Commercial Director at Vestre Ltd, discusses the right to public access for everyone, and the importance of fostering a sustainable, accessible and inclusive community spirit.
conflict management, gangs

Research focus: Mediation for conflict management

Mediation is a resource for conflict management and may improve the relationships between gangs and the community, according to research from Carles Feixa & José Sánchez-García.
children emotional skills, childhood abuse

Research finds abused parents do not teach children emotional skills

A study by the University of Georgia finds that parents who experience childhood mistreatment can fail to teach their children emotional skills.
climate toxicology, climate change

Climate Toxicology

Here, Peter Andrew and Pamela J. Lein discuss the unprecedented period of global climate change the Earth is going through.
Climate change environmental justice , climate change

Climate change, environmental justice and COVID-19

Here, Professor Pamela Lein at University of California, Davis, explains the 'perfect storm' unfolding in the intersection of climate change, environmental justice and COVID-19.
COVID impact on society, healthcare

COVID-19 and its impact on society

European Public Health Association Executive Director, Dineke Zeegers Paget, updates us about COVID-19 and its impact on society, public health, healthcare and equitable access to vaccines.
gender inclusive institutions, labour force

Why do we need gender inclusive institutions?

Assistant Professor Rachel Brulé, Global Development Policy at Boston University, says that COVID exposed existing inequalities and explains why gender inclusive institutions can help.
brain development, child health

Scientists say childhood disadvantage impacts brain development

The team examined a mix of factors such as pollution, crime, access to education and healthcare - they found that in over 7,000 children, these factors directly impacted brain development.
us extremist groups, boogaloos

New research explores digital evolution of US extremist groups

On 6 January, 2021, the world watched as an angry crowd broke into the US capitol building - here, researchers explore the evolution of US extremist groups and how this moment of violence happened.
Progressive State Leadership

Progressive State Leadership

Here, Professor Richard Beardsworth discusses progressive state leadership via the new, Biden US administration and the global fight against climate change.
muslim population covid, covid india

Study says 66% of Indian public blame Muslim population for COVID

Researchers at Monash Business School surveyed the Indian public in Uttar Pradesh, finding that 66% blame the Muslim population for the spread of COVID.
mental health during lockdown, bees

The connection between art and mental health during lockdown

Here, Deirdre Figueiredo, MBE and Director of Craftspace, discusses the relationship between art, community and mental health during lockdown.
uk social care system, healthcare

Report finds UK social care system will “collapse” without unpaid carers

The Social Care 360 Report finds that unpaid carers contributed time worth £400 million to the UK social care system - daily, since the COVID-19 pandemic begun.
depression during lockdown, adults

One in five UK adults experienced depression during lockdown

According to new ONS data, one in five adults experienced some form of depression during lockdown - more than double the pre-pandemic rate.

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