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Are food labels making us fat? Shoppers are making poor healthy eating choices because nutritional info is too confusing

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A recent study conducted by Sheena Leek and Isabelle Szmigin of the Department of Marketing has been featured in the Daily Mail. The research highlights how efforts to reduce obesity and promote a healthy diet are being hampered by confusing nutritional information on food packaging.
Date:
06/07/2015
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News from School of Social Policy

Change management in social care

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Over the last few months we have been working with the Social Care Institute of Excellence to develop an on-line resource for social care managers regarding change.
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06/07/2015
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News from School of Education

School of Education hosts very successful Teach Meet event

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The School of Education welcomes 200 teachers and other education colleagues to a 'Teach Meet' event.
Date:
11/06/2015
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News from School of Government and Society

Blog: Do 'sticky' institutions always survive? The demise of the Audit Commission

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Written by Katherine Tonkiss. "The Audit Commission played a central role in the audit, inspection, performance improvement and regulation of local authorities (and other public service providers) in England for over thirty years. Operating at arm's length from government, it thrived under the efficiency and performance improvement agendas of successive Conservative and Labour governments, growing into a large and powerful public body."
Date:
24/06/2015
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