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Housing supply to lower-income private renters is not sustainable, new research shows
Reduced investment in social housing and the sale of social housing stock via right to buy have led to an increased reliance on the private rented sector by low-income households, a new study reveals.
Kit clashes affect performance in football matches, new study shows
The response times of footballers is slowed down when part of the kit worn by both teams is of the same colour, a new study shows.
The tradition of keeping mementos in memory of loved ones dates back at least 2,000 years
Holding onto everyday items as keepsakes when a loved one dies was as commonplace in prehistory as it is today, a new study suggests.
One of the largest ever land mammals evolved into a dwarf elephant, study finds
An extinct species of dwarf elephant experienced a weight and height reduction of 8,000kg and almost two metres after evolving from one of the largest land mammals that ever lived, a new study has confirmed.
Our commitment to gender equality has been recognised with a bronze institutional award and 18 departmental awards from Athena SWAN.