Dr Kiara Lewis, the University’s Head of Health and Wellbeing, comments on a new study that shows an increase between the ages of seven and 11 in the proportion of children in the UK who are overweight or obese.
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Child development expert Dr Paige Davis comments on nursery schools in England increasingly grouping children as young as three, four and five, by ability.
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Professor of Educational Leadership and Management Paul Miller comments on the new government website which shows disparities between ethnicities in educational attainment, health, employment and treatment by police and courts.
Shutterstock Dr Dennis Duty, Senior Lecturer in Management and Operations, and Ruth Brooks, Principal Lecturer in Organisation Studies, on The Conversation UK about research that indicates if someone comes from a deprived economic and social background there is a higher chance of them dropping out of university. They compare the research to theirs and identified a number of alterations universities can
Head of the Division of Criminology, Politics and Sociology Dr Pete Woodcock offers advice to new students on coming to university.