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Social Science Research Showcase

Research by the College of Social Science explores a diverse range of issues relevant to our society, from spearheading improvements in emergency healthcare to understanding the intricacies of regional economies.

Here is a selection of case studies from researchers in the College of Social Science.

 

Academic Freedom

Investigations into the legal and constitutional guarantees securing academic freedom in universities across Europe have won better protection for thousands of academics.

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Adolescents Who Experience Neglect with Families

A study has informed a Government programme to improve the protection of children in England by developing a stronger evidence base of practice and policy relating to child abuse and neglect.

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Elected Bodies 

A history of work from the School of Social and Political Science at the University of Lincoln has informed the country’s political agenda for more than two decades.

Elected Bodies

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Improving Road Safety for Children

A psychologist from the University of Lincoln was appointed as a mentor with the World Health Organization after undertaking extensive research on child and adolescent road safety.

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Improving Treatment for Insomnia Sufferers

Research into insomnia carried out by a team from the University’s School of Health and Social Care has led to better provision for sufferers on a national scale.

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Improving the Quality of
Pre-Hospital Care

Hundreds of stroke and heart attack sufferers have received improved care from frontline ambulance crews following research from the University’s Community and Health Research Unit.

Improving the Quality of Pre-Hospital Care

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Influencing Parliamentary Reform

Research carried out by leading political commentators from the University of Lincoln is proving central to government policy on significant areas of parliamentary reform, expertise and scrutiny.

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Obesity Prevention in Lincolnshire

Results from research into a community-based obesity prevention programme have resulted in an NHS Primary Care Trust implementing substantial changes to tackle the issue.

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Improving Flu Vaccine Take-up to Reduce Risk of Heart Attack

Research led by a University of Lincoln academic has found that patients who have the seasonal influenza vaccine could reduce their risk of having a heart attack by up to a fifth.

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Reforming Practice for Working with Offenders with Learning Disabilities

Research by the University of Lincoln’s Forensic and Clinical Research Group has led to new risk assessment procedures for offenders who have a learning disability.

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Student as Producer

Higher education’s core activities of teaching and research are being reconnected in a ground-breaking project which is transforming how undergraduate students see their place in the academic community.

Student as Producer

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Widening National Participation in Golf

Research carried out by University of Lincoln sports scientists has informed England Golf’s policies to increase participation in the sport and inturn, to improve participant's health.

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Visual Perception of Movement

George Mather, Professor of Vision Science at the University of Lincoln, is carrying out research into social interactions and the information people use to judge the intentions, moods and actions of other people.

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Measuring Child Poverty

A Distinguished Professor in Social Research at the University of Lincoln has conducted a highly influential study exploring the measures used to evaluate child poverty in the UK. His findings are now enshrined in government legislation.

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