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Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Joseph Rowntree Foundation
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DrugScope A Virtual Library of Useful URLs Subject Headings Arranged by Dewey Decimal Classification: 000-999 We are in the process of updating all the resources in the virtual library The library will remain closed until we have updated all the links. The update will include only the most useful and authoritative websites on the internet. If you would like to suggest a high quality website then please use our contact form. We thank you for your patience. In the meantime please view our other resources by searching or browsing our literature and research guides. While the update in is progress we have deactivated all the links. Classification of Websites is loosely based on the Dewey Decimal System. To Virtual Library 001.4 Nobel Prizes, Awards, Rewards (Prizes, etc.), Contests, Competitions 002 Books See also 028 Books and reading, (eBooks), (e-Books) 004 Computers, Computer literacy, Computer systems 004.03 Computer science - Dictionaries, (Computer terms), (Computer jargon), (Computers - Jargon), (Computers - Dictionaries) 004.67 Internet, World Wide Web (WWW) 100 Philosophy 200 Religions

Understanding Society – The UK Household Longitudinal Study News | All the latest social housing news | Inside Housing for social housing news, analysis and jobs Persimmon announces increase in completionsOne of Britain’s largest housebuilders has announced an 8% annual increase in completions. Landlords call for clarity on cap exemptionAn alliance of housing providers has warned plans to rehouse people with learning difficulties outside of hospital could be jeopardised if the government does not confirm an exemption for vulnerable people from a new housing benefit cap. Right to Rent 'to prompt 2.6m immigration checks a year'Private landlords could be required to check the immigration status of 2.6 million people a year when strict new measures are introduced in England next month, new analysis has revealed. Housing Zones funding announcedThe government has revealed how £6.3m of funding will be split between 20 new ‘Housing Zones’ around the country. Error forces landlord to repay interestA housing association has repaid up to seven years of interest to borrowers after discovering mistakes in loan documents.

What does the university gender gap mean for the future of our society? | Nina Power As any university lecturer can attest, the £9,000 fee regime has had a series of negative impacts on student, institution and teacher alike. Students, particularly outside the Russell Group universities, are often exhausted or absent from class owing to the multiple jobs they have to take on in order to pay rent and buy food. Anxiety about their future, exacerbated by the tens of thousand pounds of debt they have taken on, starts to filter through to classroom discussions and group comportment. Students are less the demanding “clients” the government and management like to imagine they are, and more just scholars flailing to reach the library from somewhere in the middle of an ocean of worry. Perhaps surprisingly, one consequence of the fee increase is the impact on gender. Some are tempted to reach for stereotyped explanations – modular GCSEs and A-levels “favouring” girls, who generally prefer methodical hard work to last-minute cramming.

COURSES and CURRICULA RESOURCES © 1996-2015 AByT ! All Rights Reserved. Civilizations ConflictConflict Management and Social Systems - Instructor: Guy Burgess (University of Colorado at Boulder, USA). CriminologyBS Criminal Justice(BS) - Kaplan University The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in criminal justice and a broad liberal arts education to help prepare you for a new career or advancement within the field.* Contemporary Debates in Criminology - Eamonn Carrabine (University of Essex, UK) Crime, Communicatoin and Culture - Eamonn Carrabine & Paul Iganski (University of Essex, UK) Criminological Imagination - Paul Iganski & Eamonn Carrabine (University of Essex, UK) Criminological Theory - John Hamlin (University of Minnesota Duluth, USA) Our conception of the crime “problem” and our response to crime, particularly in terms of policy and programs, is predicated on a number of basic assumptions. CultureComputers and Human Values - Roger B. Labor Sociology

Research Impact What is impact? The Research Excellence Framework defines impact as: "an effect on, change or benefit to the economy, society, culture, public policy or services, health, the environment or quality of life, beyond academia. Impact includes, but is not limited to, an effect on, change or benefit to: The activity, attitude, awareness, behaviour, capacity, opportunity, performance, policy, practice, process or understanding Of an audience, beneficiary, community, constituency, organisation or individuals In any geographical location whether locally, regionally, nationally or internationally Impact includes the reduction or prevention of harm, risk, cost or other negative effects." However, impact should also be understood in a broader sense as encompassing all of the public engagement, dissemination, and communication activities that aim to bring research done at the University to a wider, non-academic audience. On these pages you will find information about: Impact and the 2014 REF

Meeting the needs of UK and international bilingual students | Race Equality Toolkit If someone is to navigate a culture, you can only do that if you have understanding of the language. Language used in particular contexts might mean different things. Language support is critical. academic staff comment Universities have rightly established challenging minimum English language entry requirements for international students based on the IELTS or TOEFL tests. Those students who have completed their secondary school studies in the UK and have had access to services concerning English as a second or additional language (EAL) will have satisfied examiners at Higher or A level of their English language competence. participation, on an equal basis with native speakers of English, in learning opportunities demonstration, in assignments, presentations and examinations, of what they have learnt. The following reasons can be found for this: Such issues are likely to apply even more to international students unfamiliar with UK academic perspectives and conventions. Assignment writing

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