Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 12:42
There has been a recent local crackdown on young people drinking in public (TEEN DRINKERS IN CRACKDOWN)
We are often asked to comment on young people's drinking.
It must be noted that for the young people in our survey,
* most drinking is in moderate quantities
* most drinking is done at home with knowledge if not approval of parents
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 12:41
We have been seeing in our primary school surveys a proportion of young people who think they are being picked on or bullied because of their size or weight. We don't usually ask this same question in the secondary surveys, but we do ask what are the pupil's height and weight, and from this we can identify overweight, obese and underweight young people.
We also ask these secondary school pupils if they are ever afraid to go to school because of bullying.
Tuesday, March 14, 2006 - 12:40
Following Anti-Bullying Week and a news story last month about a girl being physically attacked, we have had more news stories about young people committing suicide after prolonged bullying and further reports of bullying in the armed services. These prompted us to have another look at the figures we hold about bullying: what can we tell about the effects of bullying on the victim?
Our school surveys ask the boys and girls about their perceived levels of bullying, the nature of the bullying, and where it takes place.
Results from two of the questions:
Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 12:38
A decline in 12-15 year olds' knowledge about the dangers of HIV/AIDS can be seen in results from our surveys, which are used nationwide (and beyond). Click on this link
Thursday, February 9, 2006 - 12:36
Our surveys, which are used nationwide (and beyond), show quite a range of levels of behaviour from community to community and from school to school. Included in the data collected are levels of fear of being bullied at school, and hence fear of going to school.
Thursday, November 10, 2005 - 12:01
Ted Wragg (1938 - 2005)
who died, Thursday November 10th 2005.
Friday, August 19, 2005 - 19:05
" Leaving the work and interests of the Unit is far from easy for me, and, inevitably I still 'meddle'.
I have had a good time
Wednesday, May 11, 2005 - 13:10
A lunch was held at St.Lukes College to mark the lifetime's achievement and retirement of the founder of SHEU, John Balding.
Friday, September 22, 2000 - 13:10
David came to SHEU in 2000 after working and gaining professional and academic qualifications in: health, research, education and marketing.
Saturday, August 12, 2000 - 13:40
Angela Balding is the Survey Manager at SHEU and is your first point of contact for all enquiries about our survey services.
Please email Angela or contact by telephone on 01392 667272.