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Polarisation of the labour market, with the loss of middle-income jobs, started as early as the 1950s

Research by Dr Christian Siegel from the School of Economics has found that labour market polarisation caused by the decline of traditional middle-income jobs relative to low- and high-income jobs started as early as the 1950s.

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Advice to pregnant women on drinking ‘patronising and sexist’

Dr Ellie Lee, Director of the University’s Centre for Parenting Culture Studies (CPCS), says advice given to pregnant women about drinking may cause more harm than good.

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Art historian co-curates ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ Raphael exhibition

Dr Ben Thomas, an art historian at the University, is co-curating an exhibition described as a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity to see 120 drawings by the Italian master Raphael.

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Kent's 'First 500' students launch a new scholarship

The cohort of the first students to attend the University of Kent in 1965, known as the First 500, have launched a scholarship offering one student £2,000 a year for each year of study.

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Student video on BBC leads to NHS apology

A student animation for the BBC has highlighted mental health issues and led to an apology from the NHS trust.

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