Research and reports

Brexit Research: The Great Repeal Bill & Delegated Powers

March 14, 2017

Professor Mark Elliott and Professor Stephen Tierney have published this interesting analysis of the constitutional complexities and necessary scrutiny required to undertake ‘transposing’ EU law into UK law through the Great Repeal Bill.  This research was completed on behalf of the House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution. The full House of Lords Select Committee report can be
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Black Female Professors call for action on representation

March 14, 2017

The Black Female Professors Forum marked International Women’s Day by celebrating black women in academia, but also by highlighting the lack of female professors in UK higher education institutions (HEI). Their research – which is in the early stages – has so far identified 54 Black female professors in UK academia, though they acknowledge there is likely
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Posted in: Gender, Home, Race/ethnicity, Research and reports, Test

Disabled Children’s Research Forum – 30 June 2017

February 1, 2017

The University of Suffolk is hosting the annual Disabled Children’s Research Forum on 30 June 2017. The event is free, and held in the Auditorium at the Waterfront Building, Neptune Quay, Ipswich, IP4 1QJ. The forum will explore research relating to disabled childhoods, with paper-based presentations focusing on ‘Disabled Childhoods and Intersectionality.’
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Iyiola Solanke: ‘Discrimination as Stigma’

February 1, 2017

Iyiola Solanke, Research Network member and Professor of European Law and Social Justice at the University of Leeds has just launched a new book on anti-discrimination law, published by Hart in January 2016. “Discrimination as Stigma” reconceptualises discrimination law as fundamentally concerned with stigma. Using sociological and socio-psychological theories of stigma, the author presents an ‘anti-stigma principle’, promoting it as a
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EHRC Research Update December 2016

February 1, 2017

Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) Research Database Newsletter for December 2016 includes details of new research on pregnancy and maternity discrimination in the workplace. The EHRC research team provides a quarterly research database newsletter. Each newsletter has a specific theme as well as containing summaries of new research reports and a reading list of key literature on a
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Posted in: Equality general, Gender, Home, Human rights, Info for researchers, Research and reports

JRF Report – Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion 2016

January 25, 2017
Joseph Rowntree Foundation

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation published their annual report on ‘Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion‘ in December 2016. The report, written by the New Policy Institute, highlighted that:  21% of the UK population live in low-income households – a proportion has barely changed since 2002/03; The number of private renters in poverty has doubled over the last decade; The number of
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EHRC Research update September 2016

December 15, 2016

Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) Research Database Newsletter for September 2016 includes details of new research on causes and motivations of hate crime.
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Posted in: Newsletters and journals, Research and reports, Violence & Hate Crimes

Mapping the Great Repeal Bill – EU Law & Protection of Human Rights

December 15, 2016

Angela Patrick, from Doughty Street Chambers, produced a background paper for the Thomas Paine Initiative, entitled ‘Mapping The Great Repeal: European Union Law And The Protection Of Human Rights‘, published in December 2016.
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Study on the implications for public health research of models and theories of disability

August 4, 2016

A study by Berghs, Atkin, Graham, Hatton, and Thomas, 'Implications for public health research of models and theories of disability: a scoping study and evidence synthesis', was published in the Public Health Research journal in July 2016.
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EHRC research update June 2016

July 1, 2016

The Equality and Human Rights Commission Research Database Newsletter for June 2016 includes an equal pay and pay gaps reading list.
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