Sleep and sleep loss are often considered to be among the most intimate of personal behaviors, but sleep matters to all aspects of society, from an individual’s health to the success of the global economy.
The lack of an evidence base on teaching quality and its impact in higher education points to a need for more research, made more pressing by the imminent roll-out of the Teaching Excellence Framework, which intends to assess and monitor teaching quality at UK higher education institutions.
Increases in the UK national minimum wages have not had adverse effects on employment overall. But it's important that the new national living wage and minimum wage aren’t increased to a point that is unsustainable for businesses.
The link between productivity and well-being is recognized and increasingly accepted as a prerequisite of strong employer and employee performance. HR professionals and CEOs believe that high employee well-being means high staff engagement and a real intention to do well for the workforce.
Martin Roland CBE, Emeritus Professor of Health Services Research at the University of Cambridge, will speak at the annual CCHSR lecture on Tuesday, 6 December 2016. The title of his talk is 'A Brief History of NHS Politics 1948-2030.'
Recent studies involving the largest set of trials in criminal justice have produced surprising results concerning the impact of body-cameras on both police use of force and complaints against police. Research Leader Alex Sutherland and his coauthors discussed their findings. An audio recording is available.
Hans Pung and several of RAND Europe's senior researchers partnered with the Corsham Institute on a series of conversations on critical issues and challenges posed by the digital agenda. A new report distills the findings and recommendations.