After four years of Brexit, British Social Attitudes reveals voters’ hopes and fears for life outside the EU
As the UK prepares to leave the single market and the customs union at the end of 2020, new research from the British Social Attitudes Survey - carried out by the National Centre for Social Research - reveals a nation that is divided on Brexit, has had its confidence in its politics shaken by Brexit yet is more politically engaged, with clear expectations about what should happen when it finally fully leaves the EU.
Depression, anxiety and attempted suicide in Scotland at highest level in a decade
Self-reported depression has risen by 50% in a decade, with self-reported anxiety, attempted suicide and self-harm also at their highest levels in ten years, according to the latest Scottish Health Survey, published today by the Scottish Centre for Social Research and the Scottish Government.
Professor Sir Robert Burgess to step down as NatCen’s Chair of Trustees
The National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) today announced that Professor Sir Robert Burgess will step down next year as Chair of the Board of Trustees.
NatCen researchers to investigate the financial and mental health impacts of Covid-19
Researchers from the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) will assess the Covid-19 pandemic’s ongoing impact on people’s mental health and financial circumstances.
Nancy Kelley announced as CEO of Stonewall
Nancy Kelley, NatCen’s Deputy Chief Executive and Director of the Policy Research Centre, is to become the new CEO of Stonewall from 1 June. This is a tremendous appointment and achievement for Nancy and everyone at NatCen wishes to add their congratulations to the many others that she will receive today.