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Teesside academics help to put focus on youth issues
03 April 2013
Renowned researchers into youth issues from Teesside University are to speak at an international conference which aims to highlight and address challenges facing young people.
Prosecuting children is a breach of their human rights - argues Teesside University academic
06 February 2013
A Teesside University academic is calling for an urgent review in the age of criminal responsibility, arguing that children as young as 10 cannot be held criminally culpable for their behaviour.
Teesside professor takes worklessness research to Ireland
21 January 2013
A Teesside University professor will be discussing her recent research, exposing the myth of the existence of three generations of families living on benefits, in Northern Ireland this month. (January).
Teesside University announces new far right research centre
11 January 2013
Teesside University is launching the first research unit in Britain dedicated to the study of the far right and its opposition.
New book reveals myth of the ‘benefit scrounger’
19 December 2012
A new book by two Teesside University Professors aims to set the record straight that people living in poverty are not like the ‘prejudiced portraits of benefit scroungers’ as depicted in popular culture.
The ‘welfare scrounger’ is exposed as myth by new report
13 December 2012
The idea that children, parents and grandparents live a life on benefits in workless families is revealed to be untrue in a new report published today by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
Russian style on show
04 December 2012
The recent success of Anna Karenina and US reality TV show Russian Dolls has provoked a surge of interest in Russian women and their style of dress which is now being explored by a Teesside University sociology lecturer.
Demonising parents is not the answer
25 October 2012
Stripping parents of much needed cash as a punishment for their children’s behaviour could conceivably lead to the complete disintegration of already fragile family units, warns a senior Teesside University academic.
Teesside Professor examines impact of economic crisis on young people
19 September 2012
An internationally renowned researcher into poverty and youth issues from Teesside University is organising a specialist conference in Europe to examine the impact of the current economic crisis on young people.
Teesside University leads the way on local standards
24 July 2012
Concern over how ethical standards in local government will be monitored since the introduction of a new framework this month (July) has been uncovered by a survey carried out by Teesside University.